Tag: stay home

Biden on schools: “The goal will be 5 days a week”

President Biden on Tuesday sought to clarify what his administration means by promising to open schools in the first 100 days of his presidency, insisting that "the goal will be five days a week."The big picture: Last week, White House…

/ February 17, 2021
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Biden taps ex-FDA chief to lead Operation Warp Speed amid rollout of COVID plan

President-elect Joe Biden has picked former FDA chief David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed, a day after unveiling a nearly $2 trillion pandemic relief plan that includes $400 billion for directly combatting the virus.Why it matters: Biden's transition team…

/ January 15, 2021
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England to enter 3rd national lockdown as cases surge at record pace

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that England will enter a six-week lockdown, as the spread of a highly contagious new coronavirus variant threatens to overwhelm the National Health Service.Why it matters: It's England's third national lockdown, following…

/ January 4, 2021
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‘My Practice Looks Very Different Today’: 15 Artist-Mothers on Balancing Work and Family After a Year Like No Other

The events of 2020 turned the world upside down for everyone. But the burden of life in lockdown has predominantly fallen on women, and on mothers in particular, with many pressured to leave the workforce entirely to focus on childcare…

/ January 4, 2021

Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

/ December 31, 2020
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These Are the 22 Art Projects That Social Media Went Bananas Over in 2020

As the phrase “going viral” took on a new, far more literal definition this year, art that went viral on the internet evolved into a role more important than ever. While we were stuck at home, art shared online served…

/ December 28, 2020
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21 million Brits enter Christmas lockdown to fight “new variant” of virus

About 21 million people entered full lockdown restrictions in London, southeast and eastern England and Wales Sunday to curb the spread of a highly infectious new strain of COVID-19.For the record: The World Health Organization tweeted that it's in "close…

/ December 20, 2020
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Coronavirus Australia: Sydney Told ‘Brace Yourselves’ As Cluster Expected To Grow

Pool via Getty ImagesPremier Gladys Berejiklian will provide another update at 11am Friday. Sydney was told on Friday to expect considerably more COVID-19 cases as NSW Health scrambled to trace how an “international strain” of the virus entered the community, throwing…

/ December 17, 2020
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Coronavirus: NSW records 13 new cases of COVID-19 – 9News

New cases of coronavirus in New South Wales are back in double digits with 13 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours.Twelve of those were acquired in the community and one was a person in mandatory hotel quarantine.Six of…

/ August 28, 2020
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Queensland CANCELS SCHOOLIES as Annastacia Palaszczuk brings in a raft of new coronavirus measures – Daily Mail

Schoolies is CANCELLED for the first time ever as Queensland brings in a raft of extreme new coronavirus measures - despite the state recording just THREE new casesPremier Annastacia Palaszczuk has cancelled Schoolies for the first time everQueensland recorded just three…

/ August 27, 2020
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Priscilla’s Message of Hope | UNICEF

It broke Priscilla’s heart when her parents got sick from #COVID19 in New York. Now, she has a message of hope. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates…

/ July 1, 2020
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Cornell’s Home Diary

Cornell, 12, lives in Goma, DR Congo. While he eagerly waits to go back to school, this is what he's doing to keep busy, healthy and connected during the #COVID19 outbreak. Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube…

/ May 29, 2020