Kerala was the first Indian state to report a case of COVID-19 at the end of January. When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown on March [...]
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Zero deaths. It's an achievement amid the coronavirus pandemic that governments from the United States to Italy can only dream of. While cases of COVID-19 shoot up in wealthy [...]
Although Italy's south has seen fewer deaths from COVID-19 infection than the north, its poverty and jobless rates are high. In lockdown since March 10, Naples, a normally bustling [...]
The global economy could suffer between $5.8 trillion and $8.8 trillion in losses—equivalent to 6.4% to 9.7% of global gross domestic product (GDP)—as a result of the novel coronavirus [...]
Health is the first priority but sufficient and healthy food is a central part of the health response to the pandemic. Liquidity injections and public spending commitments help support [...]
Imagine entering a market in your locality that has essentials like rice, potatoes, vegetables, facemasks, and soaps maintaining social distance, and that too for free! As exceptional as it [...]
“Never in 100 years, when we started, did we anticipate this sum of money would be raised,” he said, speaking in the well-rounded phrases of a man who has [...]
Fifty-two years ago, Martin Luther King, in a speech to striking sanitation workers on the eve of his assassination reminded the world that there is dignity in all labour. [...]
As Socrates said, we, human beings, are social animals. Human development has presupposed active human interactions. Human mobility and direct communications are keys for better trade and to share [...]
In order to introduce the right response (as well as recovery) measure, it is important for a country to understand the impact of COVID-19 to its economy. Correlating economic [...]
Laos has remained free from new cases of Covid-19 infection for 16 consecutive days (up to 30 April). Although the national taskforce of the country has urged residents to [...]
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic we have begun to analyze, forecast and speculate the impact on economies, societies, political systems, governance mechanisms, and on many more areas. [...]