Kids Can Keep Learning Even During a Lockdown. Here’s How

BY Mmaki Jantjies — South Africa, like most countries in the world, has ordered all schools to close to try and stop the spread of COVID-19. Many schools have also asked parents to ensure that learning continues at home. Online learning is an obvious way to keep lessons going; however, only a few schools have well-established online …

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We Need a Coronavirus Vaccine – I Just Wish We Could Afford It

BY Safura Abdool Karim — Since its discovery in Wuhan, China, in December last year, coronavirus has infected more than 100 000 people in 103 countries and resulted in panic, travel bans and quarantines. Talk has turned to a potential vaccine, with President Trump promising one in “a couple of months.” However, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar effectively decided …

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Twitter Q&A with Brenda Moore

On March 19, 2020, we interviewed our 2019 fellow Brenda Moore on Twitter. She founded KEEP: Kids Educational Engagement Project in Liberia when schools shut down for Ebola. She recently wrote an article about what schools should do now for Coronavirus. Here is a transcript of the conversation! Q1) In 2014, during the #Ebola crisis, …

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