Pandemic, definition of
A widespread epidemic throughout an area, nation or the world.News & Blog articles where 'Pandemic' used:
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- Italy's Relaunch Decree helps homeowners install solar photovoltaic systems for free
Italy has been hit hard by COVID-19 and is attempting to jump-start its economy through the Relaunch Decree, a revitalization package of 55 billion euros ($60 billion) that Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and his cabinet passed earlier this month...
- Designers propose sustainable housing in response to COVID-19 lifestyle changes
For those lucky enough to keep their jobs during the global pandemic, a large portion have been working from home — a privilege that could become a permanent way of life for many...
- Architects design COVID-19 mobile testing labs for underserved communities
Perkins and Will’s New York studio has teamed up with Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and multidisciplinary design group Arup to create a proposal for retrofitting defunct school buses into mobile COVID-19 testing labs as a means of improving...
- Oil price boom expected following pandemic crash
From The Washington Examiner by Josh Siegel | May 10, 2020 12:00 AM If history is a guide, an oil price boom is coming after the pandemic-generated crash...
- COVID-19 and its effects on the environment
As SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus pathogen that causes the illness COVID-19, sweeps across the globe, social distancing measures are noticeably impacting the environment...
- Data we ought to know and don’t know about the Chinese virus #coronavirus
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The ineptitude of Western governments when keeping crucial statistics about the Chinese virus is becoming culpable. For a start, they are not even counting deaths either consistently or competently. In Britain, for...
- Architects propose produce markets designed for social distancing
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, making a trip to the grocery store has become a stressful experience for many people around the world. To help minimize risk, Rotterdam-based design studio Shift architecture urbanism has developed self-initiated...
- Open-source CURA to turn shipping containers into emergency COVID-19 units
Hospitals overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic could find a much-needed capacity lifeline in retrofitted shipping containers. An international task force, comprised of designers, engineers, medical professionals and military experts, has unveiled designs...
- Several scientists predict the apocalypse will occur uncomfortably soon
Are humans an endangered species? Some scientists think so. Author Phil Torres wrote a piece for Salon detailing evidence from various sources - from climate change data to a recent article by theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking - showing the possibility...
- Zika may have claimed its first victim in the continental US
Last Friday, health officials announced that the first death related to Zika has occurred in the continental US. An elderly patient in Utah had tested positive for Zika virus after traveling to an affected region, but because of the person's underlying...
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