Job stress and disruptions
The pandemic has taken an emotional toll on employees globally, with 80 percent of those employed reporting they have faced challenges as a result of the pandemic. These stresses include personal circumstances such as family pressures, feeling lonely and isolated, and employer-related issues such as job security.
Attitudes to COVID-19 vaccines
The global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines will be the largest, fastest and most challenging vaccination program in history. This could bring many problems. Some we will anticipate; some we won’t. One glaring problem that is quickly emerging is a major mismatch between vaccine supply and demand.
How shopping and eating out has changed during the pandemic
How and where the world shops and dines transformed during the coronavirus pandemic. As health orders in many countries have called for sheltering in place and minimizing non-essential trips to curb the spread of the virus, consumers throughout the world report eating in-restaurant less often (63% on average across 28 countries) and shopping online more often (43%) than they did before the pandemic. However, buying locally – whether from local farmers and manufacturers, local businesses, or local restaurants – is largely unchanged compared to before the pandemic.