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Slums-Camps, Terrorism: Worry about virus Hitting South Asia

By Samira Sadeque UNITED NATIONS, Mar 30 2020 (IPS) – As coronavirus makes its way through different continents, countries, and communities around the world having claimed more than 23,000 lives, experts are ringing alarm bells about the implications of the disease as it hits South Asia, which hosts almost 2 billion of the world’s population. In South Asia, the number ... Read More »

Story of triumphs, tribulations: Services for Autism in BD

By Saima W. Hossain DHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 30 2020 (IPS) – A few days ago, a friend said to me that my focus on autism, although rather successful, had “sucked out all energy from other critical areas of social need in Bangladesh.” My friend wanted to know if I would be interested in expanding my visibility and successful approach to ... Read More »

Social-Green Deal, a European answer to coronavirus crisis

by Maja Göpel on 31st March 2020 @beyond_ideology Concluding the Social Europe series on ‘just transition’, Maja Göpel zooms out to elaborate the shift in narrative entailed. The biggest difference the coronavirus crisis has brought to political discourse is the destruction of an assertion: markets are best left alone to find solutions, quickly and efficiently, to any big problem. Getting ... Read More »

Spain hit by record virus deaths; NY demands reinforcements

Spain’s coronavirus deaths jumped by a record number Tuesday as the country’s medical system strained to care for its tens of thousands of infected patients, and the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic was far from over in Asia. In the United States, where the spread of the coronavirus has been accelerating, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo begged for ... Read More »

Global coronavirus death toll hits 33965; infected 721902

The global death toll from coronavirus reached 33,965 on Monday — a mortality rate of 18 percent. COVID-19 has so far infected 721,902 people around the world, according to worldometer. Of them, 536,643 are currently being treated with 26,789 in serious or critical condition. So far, 185,259 cases had outcomes and of them, 151,294 (82 percent) recovered. The coronavirus COVID-19 ... Read More »

Coronavirus cases rise to 49 in Bangladesh

Another person was diagnosed with COVID-19 in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 49, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said on Monday. “In the past 24 hours, IEDCR has tested 153 samples and 1338 people have been tested so far. Total 49 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus. ... Read More »

Coronavirus: World War III is here

Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, spoke about the importance of washing one’s hands and self-isolation 1,400 years ago! Sir Frank Peters World War III has begun without a single shot being fired. For the first time in history, countries have been forced to put aside their petty political indifferences and become united in facing the common enemy, Coronavirus. Read More »