COVID-19
COVID-19 ails the Beijing Model

The United Nations Security Council, the premium forum to discuss threats to global peace and security, is yet to discuss COVID-19. An attempt to address the Virus was blocked by China last month while it served as the Chair of the Security Council. ....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 8, 2020

Economic
Land ports in China beef up drive against imported infections
Chinese land ports around the country are enhancing prevention and control measures on imported coronavirus cases amid a flood of land arrivals after most ....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 7, 2020

Economic
“Sectors, People and Regions… and second lockdowns” Europe sets up taskforces to ease coronavirus lockdowns
France, Spain, Belgium and Finland are among many countries that have set up expert committees to exam....

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....

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 o....

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 t....

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 float....

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 in....

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, ....

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