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This monitor is keeping close watch on how clothing companies act during the pandemic In: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, a multitude of clothing companies worldwide have cancelled their orders at factories en masse. Some of these companies refuse to pay for products that were already manufactured, or they demand discounts.

These decisions have a destructive impact on garment workers. They have to wait for their wages or don’t receive them at all, and in some cases they even get laid off – which has already happened to millions of workers. An overview by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is keeping track of how large fashion firms treat the people in their supply chain, and whether or not they pay the factories that are producing for them.
Recommended by Emy Demkes, Clothing correspondent at De Correspondent
Resources to help you communicate clearly and effectively as the pandemic progresses RCAID

The Covid-19 Insights Center from Project RCAID is updated every day with new insights and free downloadable content, to support communications teams throughout the stages of public health emergencies. Insights are written by public health experts, based on analyses of real-time media conversations across digital and traditional media sources. And content messaging is sourced solely from prominent health authorities, such as the CDC and the WHO. The project is the definition of disease surveillance, updated for modern times.
Recommended by Nabeelah Shabbir, conversation editor
Positive stories of kind people around the world Associated Press

Trying times can help us humans show the best of ourselves. There are people sending birthday cards to children in Norway who would otherwise be celebrating alone. 20-year-olds doing groceries for their older neighbours in New York City. A Polish chef in lockdown sending food to hungry doctors in a nearby hospital. The Associated Press is collecting these positive stories, offering us a space to go to and celebrate our own humanity.
Recommended by Irene Caselli, First 1,000 Days correspondent
Fact-checking the coronavirus Poynter

It’s worth following the important work being done by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute, which has gathered 100 fact-checkers from around the world to share knowledge and bust myths about the coronavirus.
Recommended by Nabeelah Shabbir, conversation editor
The coronavirus syllabus The Syllabus

Technology critic Evgeny Morozov started the syllabus to collect the best (scientific) articles, podcasts and videos on the most important topics of our time. This newsletter covers the coronavirus and definitely worth following.
Recommended by Maurits Martijn, deputy editor-in-chief at De Correspondent
Coronavirus numbers Our World In Data

Our World in Data is an excellent, reliable source of data on the coronavirus pandemic and many other topics. The site provides a good explanation of all the uncertainty surrounding the figures, such as the total number of cases.
Recommended by Sanne Blauw, Numeracy correspondent
A Twitter list to follow 47 scientists Twitter

The pandemic is the biggest health threat that we’ve faced since 1918, says the director of the Wellcome Trust, a UK-based health research foundation and the world’s second largest philanthropic organisation. The organisation has curated a list on Twitter of 47 international experts on infectious diseases whose feeds you can subscribe to all at once. Cut across the noise and keep your curiosity rooted in science, evidence and facts, rather than hyperbole and conjecture.
Recommended by Nabeelah Shabbir, conversation editor
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Guide Coronavirus in context

The coronavirus pandemic will have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences. We want to help you understand developments around the world by providing context for the news in a carefully considered, factual and constructive way. This guide gives you the most important insights to help you understand the coronavirus pandemic.