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  • The next few weeks & months are going to be tough for us all; We must all follow the guidelines.- Mangala Samaraweera

    The next few weeks & months are going to be tough for us all; We must all follow the guidelines.- Mangala Samaraweera

    Image: Tetrasoft employees (India) holding placards to create awareness for COVID-19 .(siasat.com) Sri Lankans have lived through countless crises. Civil wars, insurgencies, constitutional coups droughts and famines are but a few examples. Yet, even for the most seasoned among us, these are testing times. The entire nation – now in lockdown – is anxious. We […]

  • A bell tolls for the world - Tisaranee Gunasekara

    A bell tolls for the world - Tisaranee Gunasekara

    Image courtesy of Euro news. “Epidemic diseases are not random events that affect societies capriciously and without warning. On the contrary, every society produces its specific vulnerabilities. To study them is to understand that society’s structure, its standard of living and its political priorities.” Frank M Snowdon (Epidemics and Society – from the Black Death […]

  • Visualizing the History of Pandemics

    Visualizing the History of Pandemics

    By  Nicholas LePan The History of Pandemics Pan·dem·ic /panˈdemik/ (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world. As humans have spread across the world, so have infectious diseases. Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak reaches pandemic level as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has. Today’s visualization […]

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