Imagine Hurricane Katrina during a pandemic. The US needs to prepare for that — now.

Imagine Hurricane Katrina during a pandemic. The US needs to prepare for that — now.

Without proper planning, the threat of hurricanes combined with Covid-19 is a recipe for disaster. Think about how, when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, around 20,000 people took refuge in the Superdome stadium. By their very nature, hurricanes force people to gather close…

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’ wealth soars to £137billion during coronavirus pandemic

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’ wealth soars to £137billion during coronavirus pandemic

The richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has increased his wealth by a staggering $56.7 billion (£45.2bn) in 2020. It comes as shares in the online global retailer surged by 4.4% to a record high of $2,878.70 Wednesday. Bezos fortune now stands…

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

This Saturday, thousands of people are expected to gather inside the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a city where Covid-19 cases have risen steeply since May 31, at a rally for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. There may not be room for physical distancing in…

£7 million handout will help maintain football pitches during Covid-19 pandemic

£7 million handout will help maintain football pitches during Covid-19 pandemic

Football fields across the country will be upgraded after a £ 7 million disbursement from the Premier League, the FA and the UK government. The Pitch Preparation Fund was established to support the game, which is currently facing unprecedented challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic. It…