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Covering the Pandemic—From Vaccine Politics to the Catastrophe in India

IMI’s journalists have zoomed in on some of the key threads in the pandemic, from the challenges facing the epicenters of infection in the developing world, to the geopolitics of vaccines, to the creative solutions that communities and activists have found to mitigate the crisis and the precarity in which domestic workers are living. These articles have been syndicated to IMI’s many publishing partners in the U.S. and all over the world. Stay tuned with IMI to stay on top of some of the most important social and political issues relating to the pandemic.

COVID-19 in India:

How India Has Creatively Turned Social Media Into a COVID-19 Helpline to Battle the Pandemic

by Ruhi Bhasin

Modi Is Singularly Responsible for India’s Pandemic Disaster

by Sonali Kolhatkar

The COVID-19 Catastrophe in India Keeps Growing

by Vijay Prashad

Activism and the Environment:

To Prevent the Next Pandemic, Live Animal Markets Must Be Shut Down

by Reynard Loki

PPE May Save Human Lives, But It’s Deadly for Wildlife

by Reynard Loki

To Prevent Future Pandemics, We Must Stop Destroying Forests

by Reynard Loki

How One Rural Community Creatively Solved Keeping Its Residents Well Fed During a Pandemic

by April M. Short 

COVID-19 Has Exposed the Fragility of Our Food System—Here’s How We Can Localize It

by April M. Short 

COVID-19 Has Underscored the Need for Safe Drinking Water—But Not Everyone Has It

by Lorraine Chow

Pandemic May Have Left 265 Million People With Acute Food Shortages

by Robin Scher

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