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International research group investigates difference between SARS-CoV-2 and flu virus

A normal lung (green) and a lung affected by COVID-19 (red).<br>Photo: Witten/Herdecke University

An international group of researchers has investigated the difference between the new coronavirus and flu viruses. This could also lead to new treatment methods. [more]


Coping with lockdown: life at the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi under coronavirus

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

Like other schools worldwide, the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi has been affected by the decision in Kenya to close schools because of coronavirus. School leader Judith Brown describes how the school is coping. [more]

Delivering homework and meals by school bus: life of the Waldorf School on the Lakota Reservation

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

Although the inhabitants of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation in the USA have been under strict lockdown because they are at particular risk from coronavirus, the Lakota Waldorf School has continued its work by other means. [more]

Philippines: cementing the state of emergency

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

In the Philippines, a new law with comprehensive powers to combat terrorism is being introduced. Critics fear that it is intended to cement the state of emergency and the “new normal” in the midst of the corona pandemic. [more]

Overcoming division through encounter

Tue, 25 Feb 2020

The interreligious Peace Exercise Week was held in Galilee for the sixth time last autumn. A special experience, as NNA correspondent Cornelie Unger-Leistner discovered. [more]