COVID-19 News

Push toward digitalization – Climate friendly recovery policy in the UK – Successful Corona prevention strategy in Pakistan, 16 to 23 October 2020

Successful Corona prevention strategy in Pakistan: https://www.cgdev.org/blog/coping-covid-19-pakistan-experience

A call for a pure laissez faire strategy to reach herd immunity, while isolating the groups facing high mortality from the rest of the society: https://gbdeclaration.org/

How clever use of modern communication technologies and transparency helped Taiwan and South Korea to master the epidemic: https://www.brookings.edu/techstream/lessons-learned-from-taiwan-and-south-koreas-tech-enabled-covid-19-communications/

Recommendations for a job-intensive, climate friendly recovery policy in the UK: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cepcovid-19-010.pdf

How the pandemic has weakened Lebanon: https://www.iai.it/sites/default/files/iaicom2071.pdf

How national identity and war metaphors played a role in Vietnam’s successful strategy: https://thediplomat.com/2020/10/vietnams-war-against-covid-19/

The push towards digitization and slowing of globalization due to the pandemic: https://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/fileadmin/files/user_upload/MT_Brief_Megatrendreport_2020_ENG.pdf (60pp German language detailed report at https://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/fileadmin/files/user_upload/MT_MegatrendReport2_Web_2020_DT.pdf )

Nice overview of New Zealand’s PM Ardern Corona leadership and the election landslide: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/123185972/the-reward-for-good-pandemic-leadership-lessons-from-jacinda-arderns-reelection