Coronavirus
THE WUHAN VIRUS | A POEM

At Wuhan at the market wet Where bats and pangolins are sold The stage for the virus was set To bring the world into its fold In November came an alert There was a new pneumonic strain The researcher who saw it first Rang bells but it was all in...

Notes from the Sub-continent: Responses to COVID-19

In this latest compilation of some of the big ideas being debated in the media across the Indian sub-continent, we look at the coverage of the coronavirus (CoVid-19) outbreak over these past two months. It’s interesting to note the similar strands...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 4, 2020

Medical Coronavirus: What are the symptoms of Covid-19? While many people who become infected experience only mild symptoms, there are emergency warning signs to look out for, according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

Tablighi Jamaat - its other, evil side

Global security experts call it the antechamber of fundamentalism, claim it is used to nurse and indoctrinate terrorists. Except intelligence officials, national security experts and the wary among police officials, not many Indians would have heard...

Myanmar Round Up: February 2020

A round up of selected English open source reports on Myanmar The Presidential visit by President U Win Myint to India was the major highlight of India Myanmar relationsfor February 2020. Sadly, violence dominated February 2020 in Myanmar as the...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 1, 2020

Medical Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of Coronavirus in US The company, Kinsa Health, which produces internet-connected thermometers, created a US national map of fever levels on March 22. Kinsa thermometers connect to a cell phone app that...

Coronavirus: The Curious Case of Taiwan

With a population of 23 million, Taiwan has systematically managed the pandemic COVID-19. Despite strain relations, there is a lot of interaction between China and Taiwan. Around 850,000 Taiwanese stays in China, 400,000 Taiwanese work there and 2.7...

भारत में COVID-19: रणनीति मानव व्यवहार पर केंद्रित होनी चाहिए

कोरोना वायरस महामारी से उपजे वैश्विक संकट के मद्देनजर, जिम ओ'नील की भारतीय शासन व्यवस्था के बारे में टिप्पणी न केवल अस्वाभाविक थी, बल्कि गैर-जरूरी भी थी।1 चर्चा इस बाबत थी कि पश्चिमी देशों को घातक कोरोना वायरस के संदर्भ में चीन द्वारा तेज और आक्रामक...

A Guide on COVID-19 | A Compendium

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the toughest challenges humankind faces. Scores of people have been directly or indirectly affected by the pandemic. Major cities in India and abroad are under state-mandated lockdown while healthcare officials and...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, March 30, 2020

Medical Trouble with China-made Covid-19 Testing Kits: PCR vs. Antigen Testing As of March 26, 102 Chinese firms have been granted access to the European market, according to Song Haibo, Chairman of the China Association of In Vitro Diagnostics,...

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