Fake news are like pandemics, they spread

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Karina Frandzen Andreotti, 22 years old and in her third year of medical school in Maringá (PR) and Ms. Laura A. Martinhago, in the third year of medical school in Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of […]

COVID-19 has equipped us with a toolbox to tackle future pandemics

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kathy Bloomgarden, Chief Executive Officer, Ruder Finn Misinformation and misunderstanding have been rampant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, causing unequal vaccine uptake and prolonging the outbreak. But two years of managing the virus has equipped us with the knowledge […]

Global leaders adopt agenda to overcome COVID-19 crisis and avoid future pandemics

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Leaders of the G20 committed today to a series of actions to accelerate the end of the COVID-19 crisis everywhere and better prepare for future pandemics, at a summit co-hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, […]

This is how blockchain can help fight pandemics

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Blockchain is used to record information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, cheat or hack. It could be used to create a Trusted COVID-19 Essential Supplies Repository […]

It’s time to get serious about the causes of pandemics: UN report

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content 75% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic. 60% of known infectious diseases are, too. $100 billion has been lost to zoonotic diseases over the past two decades – not accounting for COVID-19. […]

How companies can build resilience against pandemics

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natalie Blyth, Global Head of Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC Holdings Plc No company is immune to the disruption caused by COVID-19. Companies can plan for interruptions by mapping suppliers and buyers. They should diversify their supply chain […]

The psychology of pandemics

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Molly Crockett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University & Andreas KappesLecturer, City University, London & Anne-Marie Nußberger, PhD student, Oxford University Many of the most serious global threats today involve a high degree of uncertainty: will the next […]