Pandemic Lockdowns: Grudging Acceptance, Doubt Remains

Around the world, there are an increasing number of protests, some recurring weekly, against government-instituted lockdowns and other restrictions.  These demonstrations do not seem to be related to any given country’s performance in managing COVID-19, comparing the number of protests with the number of reported cases and the number of deaths in each country.  In

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COVID-19 Perceptions from the Gulf and Levant Countries

As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread across the globe, it has not impacted Middle Eastern countries as harshly as some Western countries. As of April 3rd, 2020, there have been 9,101 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Middle East where we have active contributor networks. Due to health and economic reasons, there is

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