Thinking Aloud

When crisis underlines the need for change

From mental wellness to reimagined worklife, Covid-19 can be catalyst for a better future

Nine months after the coronavirus surfaced, Covid-19 has claimed close to one million lives around the world, infected over 32 million people, and sent many more into poverty.

Work on vaccines is well under way, with over 40 being tested, of which nine are in final-stage trials.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 27, 2020, with the headline 'When crisis underlines the need for change'. Subscribe