epidemic

From cholera to coronavirus

How prisons in contemporary India continue to follow the colonial handbook.

| Dec 14, 2020

Maldivian maladies

The country’s healthcare system is burdened by aliments old and new.

| Apr 30, 2016

Viral hysteria? Social media and Zika

A dodgy tweet will travel halfway around the world before the truth has got its boots on

| Feb 08, 2016

In search of welfare

In Sri Lanka, disasters and welfare policy shape each other.

| Jul 17, 2015

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