COVID-19
Coronavirus Pandemic and Countries in Internal Conflict WHO has to step in

While the world is grappling with the pandemic caused by novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, some countries like Myanmar, Syria and South Yemen seemed to have practically fallen off the map for nearly the past two months. The attention is relatively less...

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...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 6, 2020

Economic Remittances flows around the world are set to shrink, damaging recipient economies Analysts say a big shock lies ahead for economies that rely heavily on remittances, including India and the Philippines. It will hit on two fronts: returning...

COVID-19: Developments in North Africa

The North African region in relative terms has managed to contain the transmission of the pandemic and the number of confirmed cases until 31 March 2020 has remained under 1000 in all the five states. Egypt was the first African state and second in...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 3, 2020

Medical Serology tests for coronavirus antibodies could help restart society At the root of almost every plan to restart society is a new kind of coronavirus test that searches not for the virus itself, but the remnants floating in people’s blood...

COVID-19: Developments in West Asia

The West Asian region is presently one of the worst affected regions hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The UAE was the first state in the region to report a positive case. Iran subsequently, emerged as a major hotspot for the transmission of the virus...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 2, 2020

Medical Researchers show world leaders how to behave in a crisis While political leaders have locked their borders, scientists have been shattering theirs, creating a global collaboration unlike any in history. Never before, researchers say, have...

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...

Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the European Union

The coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has evolved as a global pandemic1 ever since its outbreak in China in December 2019.2 This highly contagious disease has infected around 800,000 people worldwide in a short span of three months. The epicentre of...

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