World Health Organisation
delhi migrants As India locks down, the poor and migrant workers are shut out

With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners

How did China handle the COVID-19 outbreak?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at how China handled the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures that worked.

Brazilians reject Bolsonaro’s response to COVID-19

In response to Bolsonaro’s callousness towards dealing with the crisis, fresh cacerolazos took place in many cities. Talks of his impeachment have also begun to gain strength.

Ep 93- COVID-19: Incarcerated population at risk

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the situation in prisons across the globe as states turn a blind eye to their plight.

COVID threat in prison Incarcerated people among the most vulnerable to Coronavirus infection

There is a growing demand for releasing prisoners worldwide as prison facilities in most countries are overcrowded and lack basic hygienic conditions, jeopardizing the implementation of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

Gaza Palestine COVID cases 2 cases of COVID-19 detected in besieged Gaza strip

The two individuals who tested positive in Gaza had recently traveled to Pakistan and have been placed in quarantine since their return. The United Nations had stated earlier that the spread of the deadly disease to the Gaza strip would be catastrophic

How US sanctions are worsening the Covid-19 pandemic

The imperialist bloc led by the United States continues to impose and implement debilitating sanctions on countries such as Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba. This is only worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Myanmar workers Workers in Myanmar affected by global Coronavirus outbreak

The lack of raw materials from China has already caused the closure of 16 factories in Myanmar, resulting in at least 7,000 layoffs. Unions in the country fear large-scale job losses if the crisis situation continues

Code Pink sanctions Sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during a pandemic are cruel

Is this not the time for the imperialist bloc, led by the United States of America, to end the sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Venezuela, and a series of other countries?

Italy coronavirus A letter from Italy in the time of coronavirus

Only a complete paradigm change, with huge government investment in the economy, in public services and job creation, will save us from the worst effects of this disaster

COVID-19 COVID-19: WHO-China joint mission says China’s handling of the disease is historic

The mission observed that other affected countries should increase their level of preparedness and take cues from how China has managed to tackle the virus

Coronavirus Number of daily new Novel Coronavirus cases falls below 2000

The number of new infections was 1,886 on February 18 as opposed to 2,050 on the previous day. The daily death toll too has come down substantially and is below 100.

    × To Subscribe