The China Post
· Lebanon’s migrant workers’ plight worsens as crises multiply →
The virus lockdown has exacerbated work conditions.
· World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis →
In the letter, the health professionals link air pollution and fragile public health systems with the impacts of the virus, saying air pollution “was already weakening our bodies”, exacerbating the impact of the disease.
· PLTM Weekly: Sentiment Begins To Shift Positively →
The recent positive shift in sentiment among speculators/ETF investors could exacerbate the appreciation in platinum prices in the months ahead.
· There's Always Something To Worry About (And That's Bullish) →
A May 21 CNBC article reported that Yale University economist Stephen Roach is warning that tensions between the U.S. and China could worsen between now and the November presidential election in the U.S. Fueling this fear was the recent news that tensions were exacerbated when the Trump administration moved to block semiconductor shipments from global manufacturers to China’s giant Huawei Technologies.
· First Iranian oil tanker docks in Venezuela →
The vital shipment arrives at a time of chronic fuel shortages in the crisis-wracked South American country, exacerbated by the coronavirus lockdown.
· Psychologist tells frontline NHS staff 'it's OK not to be OK' →
Those with pre-existing mental health conditions that have been exacerbated by lockdown may dip in for a refresher session; others, especially staff members, have never sought psychological support in the past but find that present extremes are testing their resilience.
· We Don’t Even Have a COVID-19 Vaccine, and Yet the Conspiracies Are Here →
The 1976 vaccine debacle was, after all, exacerbated by the fact that the feared flu pandemic didn’t happen; the risks of the vaccine clearly outweighed the benefits.
· Go read this incredible history of the SimCity studio’s forgotten business games division →
Meanwhile, a lot of these games’ history has been lost because of poor archival practices — exacerbated by bad blood between the studio and its employees, who (literally) burned their work in anger after being unceremoniously laid off.
· COVID-19: 15,000 Rohingya refugees under quarantine as cases hit 29 →
The lack of information is exacerbated by local authorities having cut off access to the internet in September to combat, they said, drug traffickers and other criminals.
The New York Times
· Fear of Covid Leads Other Patients to Decline Critical Treatment →
“If you have anxiety and then you exacerbate that by watching the news and reading social media, that’s where you get panicked,” said Dr. Jud Brewer, a psychiatrist and behavioral neuroscientist at Brown University.