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Trump’s politicisation of COVID-19
Mar 26, 2020

Trump’s politicisation of COVID-19

The US president is exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to further the ‘America First’ agenda vis-à-vis China, Mexico and Iran

UAE gets COVID-19 response right: A note from within
Apr 29, 2020

UAE gets COVID-19 response right: A note from within

The nature, frequency, and messaging in the communication that the government is taking, boasts of information, connectivity, and authenticity — all

UN failed in Its COVID response, but what about PM Modi’s record?
Sep 28, 2020

UN failed in Its COVID response, but what about PM Modi’s record?

Not only is Indian economy sliding, but liberal democratic foundations of the Indian Republic are withering away.

Understanding the risks posed by COVID-19: A Public Health perspective
May 24, 2023

Understanding the risks posed by COVID-19: A Public Health perspective

Four months since the outbreak of COVID-19, some vital unknowns about the pandemic remain, including IFR (Infection Fatality Rate) and immunity from reinfection. A clearer understanding of the risks posed by COVID-19, informed by science and data in the Indian context, will help the country in mustering an effective strategy to hurdle the crisis. The government must undertake mass antibody testing and scale up healthcare capacity across the count

Urban densities and the Covid-19 pandemic: Upending the sustainability myth of global megacities
May 04, 2020

Urban densities and the Covid-19 pandemic: Upending the sustainability myth of global megacities

High-density urban agglomerations may be sustainable in terms of the economies of scale their populations provide. Yet, as proven by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, these same urban spaces are nearly defenceless in times of unprecedented disease outbreaks. A pandemic poses many risks to the millions who live in dense megacities, whether in wealthy countries or developing ones. The sheer density of the population of these cities provides an ideal e

US and China: Decoupling in the era of COVID19
Jun 09, 2020

US and China: Decoupling in the era of COVID19

Questions about the utility of globalisation are not new. Could the COVID-19 outbreak be the final nail on the coffin for an idea that drove the world economy in the past three decades?  In theory, countries would produce what they specialised in, leaving it to the market to ensure everyone got a better price for it. As 2020 began, the pandemic spread from one province of China and soon disrupted production across the world. Countries banned the

US COVID aid to India: What lessons can we learn from this crisis?
Apr 27, 2021

US COVID aid to India: What lessons can we learn from this crisis?

After initial fumbles, US clearly planned the path ahead beginning April 2020. India could have learnt from this.

US-India cooperation against COVID19
Apr 27, 2020

US-India cooperation against COVID19

COVID19 pandemic offers India and the US an opportunity to build a positive-sum consensus

What can artificial intelligence tell us about the scale of Covid-19 in China?
Oct 09, 2020

What can artificial intelligence tell us about the scale of Covid-19 in China?

How is the discrepancy between the Chinese government’s own words and the statistics it released is so pronounced? The answer to this question can b

What COVID19 reveals about China-Southeast Asia relations
Apr 26, 2020

What COVID19 reveals about China-Southeast Asia relations

The management of the coronavirus crisis has demonstrated a regional tendency to be loyal to China — to the point of endangering lives.

What we will lose to Covid-19
Mar 25, 2020

What we will lose to Covid-19

Political leaders have already declared ‘war’ on the disease and such a framing typically precedes “extraordinary” invasive measures that slow

When COVID19 and Natural Hazards Collide: Building Resilient Infrastructure in South Asia
May 11, 2023

When COVID19 and Natural Hazards Collide: Building Resilient Infrastructure in South Asia

Countries in South Asia, before COVID-19, were already battling critical socioeconomic vulnerabilities and a deluge of extreme weather events brought about by a changing climate. The pandemic has demonstrated how disasters can cascade and converge to threaten lives, livelihoods, and economic and social systems. Yet, governments in the region have been slow to incorporate a multi-hazard, multi-sectoral perspective into their preparedness managemen

Why China and Pakistan need each other in the Covid19 crisis
Apr 28, 2020

Why China and Pakistan need each other in the Covid19 crisis

While Beijing needs to flaunt its ‘true friend’ to the world, and Islamabad needs a counterweight to its ‘eternal enemy’ India.

Will Aarogya Setu provide solution to India’s COVID-19 worries?
May 12, 2020

Will Aarogya Setu provide solution to India’s COVID-19 worries?

The success of the application is reliant on two factors — its own technical implementation, along with the uptake among the population at large.

Will the World Trade Organisation pass the COVID “test”?
Nov 18, 2022

Will the World Trade Organisation pass the COVID “test”?

India must redouble its efforts in the WTO to have the TRIPS waiver extended to cover therapeutics and diagnostics and use its G20 Presidency and the

Women leaders and alpha males up against Covid19
Apr 21, 2020

Women leaders and alpha males up against Covid19

There's no knowing if women leaders will ultimately prove better in tackling the pandemic but some of Asia's alpha males could certainly have done bet

Zero Covid-19 Policy: चीनी गवर्नेंस मॉडल पर क्यों उठा सवाल?
Dec 27, 2022

Zero Covid-19 Policy: चीनी गवर्नेंस मॉडल पर क्यों उठा सवाल?

चीन में इससे पहले भी विरोध-प्रदर्शन हुए हैं, जिन्हें ताकत के जोर से दबाया जाता रहा है. संभावना है कि इस बार भी चीनी कम्युनिस्ट पार्टी की मशीनरी मौजूदा असंतोष को पूरी क्रूरता

ओमिक्रॉन नंतरच्या काळात मुलांचे COVID-19 लसीकरण
Apr 16, 2023

ओमिक्रॉन नंतरच्या काळात मुलांचे COVID-19 लसीकरण

लहान मुले कोविड-19 च्या गुंतागुंतांना कमी संवेदनाक्षम असल्याने या वयोगटातील लसीकरणामुळे काही अडचणी निर्माण होतात.

चीन और Covid-19 का कष्ट!
Dec 28, 2022

चीन और Covid-19 का कष्ट!

कोविड मामलों में औचक वृद्धि को नियंत्रित करने में चीन की �

जागतिक व्यापार संघटना COVID “चाचणी” पास करेल का?
Aug 15, 2023

जागतिक व्यापार संघटना COVID “चाचणी” पास करेल का?

भारताने WTO मध्ये उपचार आणि निदानासाठी TRIPS माफी वाढवण्याचे आपले प्रयत्न दुप्पट केले पाहिजेत आणि त्याचे G20 प्रेसीडेंसी आणि IBSA फोरमचा वापर करून ते वित्तपुरवठा आणि व्यावहारिक अ

युगांडा COVID-19 की महामारी पर क्या जीत हासिल होगी?
Apr 28, 2020

युगांडा COVID-19 की महामारी पर क्या जीत हासिल होगी?

जिस समय पूरी दुनिया इस महामारी के संकट से उबरने का प्रयास

वैश्विक महामारी COVID19 का 'पिचवर्क' भारत में सिर्फ एक पीक-पीरियड में ही ख़त्म हो जाएगा?
Oct 20, 2020

वैश्विक महामारी COVID19 का 'पिचवर्क' भारत में सिर्फ एक पीक-पीरियड में ही ख़त्म हो जाएगा?

दिल्ली के अनुभव ने हमें सिखाया है, जहां पहले पीक पीरियड की

‘Liquid gold’: New York’s convalescent plasma donor 0001 gives us a patient’s view into US COVID19 response
Apr 19, 2020

‘Liquid gold’: New York’s convalescent plasma donor 0001 gives us a patient’s view into US COVID19 response

Doctors are calling Diana Berrent’s plasma “liquid gold” because she didn’t just clear the virus, she’s also a universal donor.