Questions tagged [covid-19-virus]

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Has the effect of crises on leaders' approval ratings been researched?

In the last few weeks, the leaders of practically every country I've looked at have seen their approval ratings improve significantly. An obvious conclusion to draw is that this is due to the COVID-19 ...
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Are the number of COVID-19 testing being reported to some central agency?

While watching the 3/20/2020 Presidential & COVID19 Task Force press conference there was a lot of questions and answers about the access, availability of COVID-19 testing. Unfortunately many of ...
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To what degree are safety standards relaxed when FDA Emergency Use Authorization replaces FDA approvals?

It is generally assumed the FDA approval is conditioned on the demonstrated safety and effectiveness of a product. However, when the FDA authorizes the use of a product due to an emergency condition, ...
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Is forming a caretaker government in Singapore unconstitutional and can the constitution be broken in light of the crisis?

I thought on giving some context about Singapore elections: Singapore’s next general election must be, under the constitution, held by April 2021. However, on March 13 2020, the Electoral Boundaries ...