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 included – […]
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 first PandemiCast discussion focuses on public policy, exploring three themes: what governments are doing, how they seem to think the health emergency will evolve and what public reaction has been. In addition, we provide a regular weekly analysis of media and social media trends, using global data from 300,000 news sources, thirty million blogs, […]
How are the media reporting COVID-19? What has happened to stories on other health problems such as HIV, malaria and infant deaths? Find out in the second in our series of podcasts about the pandemic For Pandemicast 2, senior journalists from India and West Africa join Mark Chataway in Western Europe and Professor Ken Rabin, […]
The first of our new Pandemicast podcast series looks at the way that different countries around the world are dealing with the emergence of the pandemic. I am joined by colleagues from India, Kenya, Italy, the UK and the USA and we’ll ask why policymakers in these countries have made such divergent choices. The outbreak […]