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  • How to model a pandemic

    How to model a pandemic0

    Disease has afflicted humans ever since there have been human. Malaria and tuberculosis are thought to have ravaged Ancient Egypt more than 5,000 years ago. From 541 to 542 CE the global pandemic known as “the Plague of Justinian” is estimated to have killed 15–25% of the world’s 200-million population. Following the Spanish conquest of

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  • Coronavirus: Over 150 MPs and Lords call for universal basic income during pandemic

    Coronavirus: Over 150 MPs and Lords call for universal basic income during pandemic0

    Over 150 MPs and peers have urged the government to introduce a universal basic income to “give everyone the financial support they need to provide for themselves and their families” during the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to chancellor Rishi Sunak the parliamentarians say that the plan to pay every adult a flat, unconditional sum

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  • Donald Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus pandemic – live | US news0

    Gov. Greg Abbott is declaring a “state of disaster” over coronavirus disease 2019, and announced that the state on Friday opened a drive-through testing center in San Antonio, with ones to follow soon in Dallas, Houston and Austin. Under state law, in such a disaster, Abbott becomes “commander in chief of state agencies, boards, and

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