Day: March 3, 2020

Communalism Stoked By Fake News In Delhi

Religious riots have swept over northeast Delhi, India for the last five days, with communal tensions between Hindus and Muslims being exacerbated by ‘fake news’ largely spread through WhatsApp. Thousands of people have been injured, and at least forty-three people have been killed in this wave of violence. Mosques have

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Is The Coronavirus A Pandemic?

Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that countries should be “in a phase of preparedness,” highlighting that it was still too early to call the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Head of WHO’s health emergencies programme, Mike Ryan, added that now is the time to “do everything you

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