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What India’s Viral Misery Is Telling Us

Medical experts are ransacking the inventory of new variants to explain India’s hellish Covid explosion, but they aren’t likely to find out much they didn’t know at the time of Wuhan more than a year ago.

Read Here | Wall Street Journal

After Pandemic Year, Weary World Looks Back – And Forward

On March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization declared a pandemic, few could foresee the long road ahead or the many ways in which they would suffer — the deaths and agonies of millions, the ruined economies, the disrupted lives and near-universal loneliness and isolation.

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Biden Rides A Keep It Simple, Stupid Strategy To Early Success

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From the day Joe Biden stepped into the White House, his top priority was clear: Pass Covid relief. Ignore skirmishes elsewhere. Keep the message to Congress simple. And keep the message to the public even clearer: The current health and financial crisis would not go unanswered.

Read Here | Politico

Reclaiming Our World Post-2020

As 2020 draws to a close, many of us cannot wait for this annus horribilis to end. And for good reason: this year has seen more than a million and a half COVID-19 deaths; an economic collapse far greater than that of the 2008 financial crisis; a boiling-over of resentment against decades of racial and social injustice; record numbers of wildfires decimating millions of acres of pristine forests; and locust plagues of Biblical proportions.

Read Here | IMF Blog

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