At the time of writing, COVID-19 – the disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS–CoV-2), often referred to as coronavirus – has claimed more than 120,000 lives. SARS-CoV-2 has infected more than two million people worldwide. Robust and well-thought-out public policy has never been more important. The first edition of PandemiCast – […]
This is the fourth edition of PandemiCast, the weekly video podcast discussing subjects related to the coronavirus pandemic. The topic focuses on how COVID-19 has affected the treatment of other diseases. The other editions of PandemiCast can be accessed here.
When World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, he said “we have never before seen a pandemic sparked by a coronavirus…and we have never before seen a pandemic that can be controlled, at the same time.” While the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted countries the world over – India […]
The second weekly PandemiCast panel discussion, focusing on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the news cycle and the spread of misinformation online. Watch the first PandemiCast edition here.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization (WHO) characterised as a pandemic last week, continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Confirmed cases worldwide number thus far at 187,375 (at the time of writing), of which 99,050 are active. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in 7,477 deaths. Of the 99,050 […]