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CIR Comment: “Pandemia. How did it start?”

29 April 2020

Corona Virus is not a brand new virus. But COVID-19 is. Nobody heard about this until it created mayhem in the Chinese City of Wuhan. While global sympathy was there for the Chinese citizens who mercilessly suffered from this virus or died of this viral attack, the sympathy turned into suspicion, concerns, and even anger against China as COVID-19 spread around the world and assumed pandemic proportions  – writes Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra from Jawaharlal Nehru Universityi, Founder & Chairman of Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies.