Stikkord: Covid-19

Hvert fjerde tilfelle av hjerteinfarkt og hjertekrampe skyldes luftforurensning

Luftforurensing er Illustrasjonsbilde av kvinne med ansiktsmaske. Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash.

Luftforurensing skaper trøbbel for lunger og luftveier og øker risikoen for hjerte- og karsykdommer. Luftforurensning ser også ut til å gjøre covid-19-viruset farligere og dødeligere. KUNNSKAP FRA KRISTIANIA: Helsevitenskap Den skadelige effekten luftforurensning har på lungene og luftveiene… Les mer

Government Coercion Backfires in Fighting COVID-19

Mask on. Leading by example more effective than use of cohersion. Photo by Gayatri Malhotra on Unsplash.

Role models who lead by example are a powerful alternative to the use of coercion, according to our research. KNOWLEDGE @ KRISTIANIA: COVID-19 Influence, persuasion, and communication are complicated matters that politicians must navigate to limit the spread… Les mer

What are the long-term economic consequences of pandemics?

Covid-19 has affected us all. Photo by Colin D on Unsplash.

Surprisingly, we find that most pandemics have had long-term beneficial consequences for socio-economic development. KNOWLEDGE @ KRISTIANIA: Economic impact of pandemics Months after the first outbreak, the ongoing pandemic remains an emergency, demanding immediate attention, quick responses and… Les mer

The Rise of the Counterfeit Industry

Illustration photo of girl with a mask. Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash.

Covid-19 victims are just new profitable segments for a global, undetectable counterfeit industry. Most governments are ill-prepared to fight back. KNOWLEDGE & KRISTIANIA: The Counterfeit Industry There is a “Perfect Storm” between two global destructive forces right now… Les mer