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Is India Managing COVID-19 Well ?

India, currently under 21-day lockdown, is fighting back against COVID-19 with a “cluster containment strategy” to contain the disease within a defined geographic area by early detection of cases, breaking the chain of transmission and

The Pandemic and the Global Economy

There are still many uncertainties about the COVID-19 pandemic: about the extent of its spread, its severity in different countries, the length of the outbreak, and whether an initial decline could be followed by a recurrence. But some

Myanmar controls Covid , death toll at 5

YANGON—Myanmar reported the death of another COVID-19 patient on Saturday, taking the country’s coronavirus death toll to five while the number of infected people in the country has risen to 94. Yangon is the hardest hit region, with 76

Women leaders excel in Covid response

Looking for examples of true leadership in a crisis? From Iceland to Taiwan and from Germany to New Zealand, women are stepping up to show the world how to manage a messy patch for our human family. Add in Finland, Iceland and Denmark, and

Modi extends lockdown until May 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended the country-wide COVID-19 lockdown till May 3 next. He said the states will be closely monitored till April 20.If in some regions, it is found that the pandemic has almost no impact, some

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