Tag: covid-19-virus

113 Why is Trump dubbing COVID-19 as the "Chinese virus" considered offensive, while many past epidemics have had similar naming schemes? 2020-03-21T02:50:55.857

83 Why are masks a political topic in the US? 2020-10-19T23:11:12.980

75 Why is COVID-19 prompting such wide scale action versus other infectious diseases? 2020-02-05T03:03:55.357

61 What are the objections to Mitch McConnell's COVID-19 Bill? 2020-03-23T10:21:01.203

51 What reasons are offered by those who both endorsed social distancing and then endorsed the BLM mass protests? 2020-06-21T14:29:41.780

50 Why do Western countries seem to be less efficient than Asian countries in fighting against COVID-19? 2020-03-17T19:05:19.890

46 During the COVID-19 pandemic, why is it claimed that the US President is making a trade-off of human lives for the economy? 2020-03-28T15:45:48.293

45 What benefit does the USA gain when it withdraws from WHO? 2020-05-30T06:42:06.023

42 Have any countries that are currently in lockdown published a detailed long-term exit plan? 2020-03-30T03:31:07.750

42 What is the reasoning behind nighttime restrictions during pandemic? 2020-11-10T19:06:37.847

41 Why are Democrats blocking COVID-19 pandemic relief bills with the objection that it's not enough instead of passing it and then passing another? 2020-09-12T02:58:47.240

39 What political and social factors underlie Sweden's controversial response to COVID-19? 2020-04-07T15:21:24.377

38 Why has Russia declined OPEC's request to cut oil production? 2020-03-09T11:47:44.757

36 What is the rationale behind delaying the imposition of more radical Covid-19 countermeasures? 2020-03-11T21:58:55.800

35 What are the implications of Hungary's emergency coronavirus bill? 2020-03-30T14:13:20.773

31 Is there an explanation for why ~20% of Americans think the US's response to COVID-19 has been better than South Korea's? 2020-03-31T05:50:13.613

30 Why did Trump's "rally 'round the flag" effect evaporate so quickly? 2020-04-23T13:08:39.507

29 Why is the lack of seasonal agricultural workers considered a problem given the high unemployment rate in every Western country? 2020-04-03T09:21:30.693

29 What was the US government's official plan for dealing with future pandemics prior to 2020? 2020-07-29T01:04:57.413

28 Why are non-Schengen countries excluded from the Covid-19 US travel ban? 2020-03-12T16:08:28.650

27 When did the WHO decide there was evidence of human-to-human transmission of Covid-19? 2020-04-09T11:19:07.080

27 Has any country's government concluded they need more decentralization to fight Covid-19 or future pandemics? 2020-05-09T20:01:31.953

27 What's with the threatened Trump veto due to insufficient individual covid relief? 2020-12-23T08:24:55.003

26 Is there mass unemployment in the USA or is there not? 2020-07-05T12:09:59.280

25 How much of the US media referred to the COVID-19 as the "Wuhan Virus" until it received an official designation from the WHO? 2020-03-24T11:31:11.577

25 How do leaders choose between lives and money? 2020-05-21T12:37:52.483

24 What are the objections to Pelosi's COVID-19 Bill? 2020-03-26T16:08:07.763

24 How has the handling of the coronavirus outbreak (CoViD-19) affected Donald Trump's approval ratings? 2020-03-28T22:58:30.183

22 What has the reaction from the EU been to Trump suspending travel from the whole 26-country Schengen zone? 2020-03-12T04:24:40.470

20 Why can one still buy newspapers during lockdown? 2020-03-20T16:07:34.253

20 Does the signing statement made by President Trump nullify the oversight provisions of the CARES Act? 2020-04-02T08:32:45.350

16 Does the US President have the power to quarantine a state or other locality? 2020-03-30T08:08:19.897

16 Why is Trump promoting hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19? 2020-05-19T05:43:33.233

13 Has there been a random survey of a population for COVID-19? 2020-03-11T11:11:51.557

13 How did the US administration usually refer to COVID-19 before the Chinese foreign ministry started claiming the virus is of US origin? 2020-03-21T07:59:28.147

13 Has the effect of crises on leaders' approval ratings been researched? 2020-03-26T12:33:53.083

13 Why did the Senate use an existing bill that passed the House in July 2019 to create the CARES Act? 2020-04-08T19:19:28.743

13 Are there any polls explicitly measuring "quarantine fatigue" in Western countries? 2020-04-10T14:25:33.070

12 What are the details of the Federal Reserve's $1.5 trillion injection? 2020-03-13T15:49:36.723

12 Will you have to prove US citizenship to receive the COVID-19 bailout money? 2020-03-26T14:42:41.217

12 Are Democrat-led states handling COVID-19 better than Republican-led states? 2020-06-26T00:36:06.180

12 What's the COVID-19 quarantine plan in the U.S.? 2020-06-26T14:48:41.403

12 Covid-19 public data accuracy, disclosure, and transparency 2020-07-15T18:42:32.130

12 EU Vaccine export controls - what actually happened? 2021-01-30T11:21:03.940

11 Why was the World Health Organization against travel restrictions following the COVID-19 outbreak? 2020-03-26T06:12:50.980

11 Why have some governments banned outbound international flights in response to COVID-19? 2020-03-30T18:00:29.673

11 Is the Trump administration taking action against Trump's forecasted suicides? 2020-04-13T06:05:00.583

11 Is there any reason to believe that face masks increase the risk of racial profiling? 2020-06-25T16:54:14.107

10 How much do the Italian and Chinese COVID-19 lock-down measures resemble each other? 2020-03-12T14:54:43.093

10 How has the apportionment of blame for COVID-19 by party changed over time in the US? 2020-04-24T14:57:31.447

10 What additional measures, within presidential authority, do people say the president should take against Covid-19? 2020-10-05T18:52:16.410

10 Is there any example of multiple countries negotiating as a bloc for buying COVID-19 vaccines, except for EU? 2021-01-18T08:24:55.240

9 What is the significance of the WHO characterising Covid-19 as a pandemic? 2020-03-11T17:57:58.947

9 Are there any surveys in the US on whether "preserving the American way" is worth the risk of sacrificing their elderly to COVID-19? 2020-03-27T21:01:35.863

9 What are the benefits of the proposed Euro/Corona bonds over conventional government bonds? 2020-04-01T12:04:56.047

9 What explains the record turnout in South Korea's elections, despite coronavirus fears? 2020-04-17T11:14:03.083

9 Did the EU PPE Scheme deliver anything? 2020-06-19T07:57:55.357

8 Can the European Central Bank "print money" to partially mitigate the economical effects of the coronavirus infection spreading? 2020-03-29T08:28:34.530

8 Why is the Federal Government competing for medical supplies with the US States hit hardest by the COVID-19 Pandemic? 2020-04-19T18:43:19.373

8 Have more prominent Republicans besides Giuliani ridiculed Covid-19 case tracing? 2020-05-07T13:44:14.180

8 FDA Vaccine Approval - has or can the FDA approve multiple vaccines for the same virus? 2020-05-21T18:08:35.850

7 What did the US CDC say about COVID-19 human-to-human transmission between Jan 14 and 21? 2020-04-09T13:50:59.457

7 Do MPs participating in the House of Commons virtually benefit from Parliamentary Privilege? 2020-04-22T18:47:10.083

7 Where did the tendency for President Trump and Republican governors to downplay the need for COVID-19 safety measures originate? 2020-07-23T03:42:10.223

7 How/why was the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation set at a flat $600/week? 2020-07-31T23:45:22.973

6 How did the US prepare for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? 2020-02-27T09:05:28.827

6 Are the number of COVID-19 testing being reported to some central agency? 2020-03-20T18:21:16.593

6 Is it possible for a country to ask China for compensation over damage done by SARS-CoV-2 epidemic that most likely started in China? 2020-03-27T14:47:47.447

6 What measures has Romania taken to contain the returning diaspora? 2020-03-27T23:59:39.863

6 Has the WHO said anything about travel restrictions since the end of February? 2020-03-30T00:10:06.320

6 Is there data comparing between US regions the degree of social distancing as a function of the outbreak severity? 2020-04-04T23:04:22.523

6 Why are some Americans protesting COVID-19 restrictions? 2020-04-17T03:32:31.577

6 What kind of project[s] did the US finance at the Wuhan BSL-4 lab? 2020-04-18T02:57:20.833

6 Which US states forced nursing homes to bring in COVID-positive patients? 2020-08-12T05:33:34.983

6 What are the options for the debates if Trump is still contagious with COVID? 2020-10-02T05:13:59.287

6 What powers, if any, does the US federal government have to introduce coronavirus restrictions? 2020-10-31T22:49:39.067

6 Is there a way for the EU except for Hungary and Poland to use Pandemic Relief Funds without approval coming from Hungary and Poland? 2020-11-19T16:45:24.490

6 Can states buy vaccines directly from the manufacturers? 2021-01-19T10:24:07.560

5 When was the last time the Canada–US border closed to visitors? 2020-03-20T04:09:51.160

5 What can governments do right now to prepare for the next global pandemic? 2020-03-22T23:15:44.450

5 Can the Chinese or S Korean COVID approaches be implemented in the US (or Europe)? 2020-03-25T17:55:11.633

5 What sustainable options do poorer non-first world countries have against COVID-19? 2020-03-30T17:24:25.350

5 Can an EU country government force its medical doctors work with SARS-CoV2 infected patients without the proper equipment? 2020-04-04T07:04:47.397

5 Are any countries besides China planning to use "Fangcang" hospitals to relocate those infected/suspected of Covid-19, but who have a mild illness? 2020-04-06T04:42:17.353

5 Why is Italy rejecting 39 billion euros of EU coronavirus aid? 2020-04-14T12:50:23.143

5 Has the membership of SAGE during the COVID-19 pandemic been published? 2020-04-18T15:18:11.337

5 Why is "PMO Cares" in India not under Right to Information? 2020-04-20T08:06:12.123

5 Why are some Covid-19 tests excluded in some US states? 2020-04-21T06:40:50.520

5 Are there full details on why the UK Government has stopped reporting how many people have been tested for COVID-19? 2020-06-05T15:15:48.677

5 How has the Scottish Government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic differed from that of the UK Government? 2020-06-10T12:28:02.220

5 Is there a country where the government cannot force a COVID-19 positive person to enter quarantine / remain hospitalized? 2020-07-10T13:34:53.467

5 When was the last time that Donald Trump tested negative for COVID19? 2020-10-03T21:40:34.093

5 Why is nobody in the Amy Coney Barrett hearings wearing masks? 2020-10-13T15:30:28.710

5 Is the COVID relief package the same legislation as the omnibus bill? 2020-12-23T05:36:03.083

5 In the US, have COVID deaths been evenly distributed among registered party voters? 2020-12-24T05:53:58.733

5 What are the main criteria used by the European Commission to compute the COVID-19 vaccines to be received by the member state? 2021-01-21T12:51:52.620

4 Are de facto Schengen countries exempt from the Covid-19 US travel ban? 2020-03-12T17:51:01.583

4 Does the FDA regulate off-label use of pharmaceuticals? 2020-03-19T16:27:51.613

4 Why are US airlines being bailed out using loans instead of equity injections? 2020-03-31T00:55:39.020