February, 2020 Archive
An ‘unintentional’ deadly start to 2020
Tragically the US has been struck with a deadly start to the year as gunfire erupts across the country. A total of 273 devastatingly unintentional shootings have been recorded in January and February according to the Gun Violence Archives. In the United States, over 1.69 million children age 18 and under are living in households with loaded and unlocked firearms, setting the scene for possible tragedy.
Coronavirus: The first global health emergency
Last year the world was burdened by tariffs as the US and China played tit-for-tat, both sides increasing import tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods. Now, the coronavirus is said to “sideswipe the global economy”, the virus, which has killed more than 500 people and sickened thousands, is taking a heavy toll on China’s economy.