Category: Pandemics

Coronavirus: A Challenge for the Third World

All the countries around the globe faced one of the greatest reversals of fortune in the socio-economic and political aspects of development when WHO declared COVID-19 as the global pandemic on 30th January 2020....

Understanding COVID through history

Public historian and conservative columnist, Niall Ferguson, makes an intriguing contribution to our understanding of COVID-19 through his recent book, “Doom; The Politics of Catastrophe”, which attempts to place COVID-19 in a historical perspective. ...

Covid-19 & changing policy discourse

Policy formulation always was an integral part of any institution. In normal discourse, policies are the statement that usually reflects the principles and motivation of the institution to deal with various situations usually for...