Covid-19's lingering side effect - social unrest

Protesters scuffling with police in Leipzig on Nov 7 at a rally against the German government’s coronavirus restrictions. The number of uprisings globally has been increasing by an average of 11.5 per cent a year since 2009. PHOTO: REUTERS

(BLOOMBERG) - "So when our Sickness, and our Poverty had greater wants than we could well supply; Strict Orders did but more enrage our grief, And hinder in accomplishing relief."

That's how British poet George Wither explained a spreading rebellion against social distancing rules.

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