Following the COVID-19 outbreak in Qingdao earlier two weeks ago, Dean Pe and NYUSH's administration doubled down on the rigidity of their COVID-19 safety policy after 15% of random travel checks for the Code of Conduct came back as "problematic."
Not only are individuals all over the world struggling to stay physically healthy with COVID-19 still on the surge, but individuals are also facing feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, and depression as a response to the pandemic. The effects of COVID-19 on mental health has increasingly become a larger problem as the year comes closer to an end, with no clear idea for many nations of when life can return to normalcy.
The future of the Lebanese government remains unknown as minister after minister resigned following the blast along with protests for government reform. Could the aftershocks of Beirut be more impactful than the explosion itself throughout Lebanon?