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In the international struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic, some countries are emerging better prepared while others are facing an uphill task. On 'Combating Coronavirus', we'll tell you what lessons India can learn from other countries and highlight the good, the bad and the ugly.

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In the international struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic, some countries are emerging better prepared while others are facing an uphill task. On 'Combating Coronavirus', we'll tell you what lessons India can learn from other countries and highlight the good, the bad and the ugly.

    Chapter 15: Senegal And Ghana: Africa's Success Stories

    Chapter 15: Senegal And Ghana: Africa's Success Stories

    As COVID-19 spread around the world, catastrophe was predicted for Africa. But despite fragile healthcare systems, the continent currently only accounts for 1.5% of the world's confirmed COVID-19 cases. Senegal and Ghana, in particular, have been lauded for their efforts. So, what are they doing right? Deepit Magee and Priyanka Pant try to find out on this edition of Combating Coronavirus.

    • 12 min
    Chapter 14: Dharavi's COVID-19 Distress

    Chapter 14: Dharavi's COVID-19 Distress

    On this episode of Combating Coronavirus, Deepit Magee and Priyanka Pant discuss how Mumbai's Dharavi, one of the most densely populated areas in the world, is dealing with a lack of sanitation and healthcare constraints during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 11 min
    Chapter 13: COVID-19 And The World's Largest Refugee Camp

    Chapter 13: COVID-19 And The World's Largest Refugee Camp

    How do you practice social distancing in an 8'x10' room with seven other people? How do you wash your hands frequently if you have limited access to running water and no soap? On Combating Coronavirus, Deepit Magee and Priyanka Pant explore how Rohingya refugees living in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh will protect themselves from COVID-19.

    • 8 min
    Chapter 12: What If There Is No COVID-19 Vaccine?

    Chapter 12: What If There Is No COVID-19 Vaccine?

    A vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is perhaps the best hope for ending the global pandemic. But public health experts point out that no successful vaccines for HIV and dengue have been developed so far, despite decades of research. On Combating Coronavirus, Deepit Magee and Priyanka Pant discuss what would happen if scientists are unable to develop a successful COVID-19 vaccine.

    • 10 min
    Chapter 11: What South Korea Did Right

    Chapter 11: What South Korea Did Right

    How did South Korea successfully contain the coronavirus without imposing a strict lockdown or shutting down the economy? Deepit Magee and Priyanka Pant look at all the things South Korea did right in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic in the latest edition of Combating Coronavirus.

    • 12 min
    Chapter 10: Why Are Americans Protesting Lockdown Orders?

    Chapter 10: Why Are Americans Protesting Lockdown Orders?

    Across the United States, large groups of Americans are taking to the streets to protest lockdown orders aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19. Deepit Magee and Priyanka Pant try to understand why these protesters are asking President Donald Trump to 'Reopen America Once Again'.

    • 6 min

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