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Perspectives on Covid-19 and global repercussions


Covid-19 has been a major global issue. There have been a lot of articles about what happened, how different countries have managed, and about the downstream consequences. There have been reports praising different countries for their management and generosity, and stories of contributions made by individuals and communities. There have been stories of speculation and blaming. Here we present three reports that come from very credible writers.

One writer with a lot of credibility is Philip Burdon. Find his article the Global Consequences of the Pandemic printed in the New Zealand Herald, here https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12321662

Author of “ Sapiens”, “Homo Deus” and “21 Lessons for the 21st Century”, internationally respected writer and commentator Yuval Noah Harari’s article, the World After Coronavirus printed in the Financial Times is here https://www.ft.com/content/19d90308-6858-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75

A viewpoint expressed by Oxford Professor of Gobalisation and Development Ian Goldin is reviewed by journalist Andrew Moody in China Daily. Titled Oxford Professor Praises role played by China, it can be found here http://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202003/30/WS5e816725a310128217282fbf.html

This page provides a platform for presenting reports, views and documentaries on topical issues that are not readily accessed in public media. They do not necessarily represent the views of NZCFS or its members.