The real-life resemblance is stark when, minutes into the first episode, infectious diseases expert Syra Madad lays out a hypothetical situation in which a traveller arriving at the New York airport triggers the spread of a deadly virus which could paralyse the entire city in a matter of days. Or when Dr Dennis Carroll, director of the Emerging Threats Unit of the US Agency for International Development says, “It is a guarantee that another version of that killer flu (referring to the Spanish flu of 1918) will reappear.”
Never has the demand for pandemic-themed films and web series been as high as it is now. Even as scientists and researchers race against time to find a Covid-19 vaccine, experts say there has been an upsurge in the demand, production and consumption of pandemic-themed films and web series. Cooped up in their homes, it seems viewers are hungry for a glimpse into the dark world of pathogens.
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THE WONDER THAT IS KAMALA
The first Indian American and African American to be elected vice president of the United States, Kamala Harris is a true representative of American multiculturalism, which will define the country’s politics in the coming years. Her unique life story and flexible policy priorities make her the ideal choice to work with President Joe Biden to heal and unite a deeply divided United States
Joe Biden’s proposed cabinet looks truly representative of a multicultural America
TRIBUTE - Master of drapes
A few designers decode Satya Paul’s legacy and influence in fashion
The BJP wants to cage me again
AFTER HER release from detention last October, Mehbooba Mufti, former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party president, has been relentless in her attack on the BJP. She has also been active as vice president of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration. Excerpts from an exclusive interview with THE WEEK:
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Your guide to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s new home, wheels, wings, offices and family
Hard long path to light
An apolitical look at which way the new presidency will move in its early years
Dose too far
It will take some time before non-priority groups get the vaccine
Although Biden attaches great importance to India-US ties, he will now be looking to make his foreign policy work for American people
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This Moment in Time
As we move through these darker winter months let us remember that we are stronger than we think.
In April 2020, BRUCE LIPTON spoke with UDAY KUMAR about the transition our planet is going through right now, and what we need to do to raise our consciousness to the next level. In this excerpt from the interview, he goes into more detail about epigenetics, consciousness, and how we remain pre-programmed until we evolve our consciousness through meditation. It is our programs more than anything external that hack our attention.
2020: OUR CANARY IN THE COAL MINE
Through the turbulent times ahead, will come to know that we only experience and exist inside the reality we create.
Elderberry: Nature's Top Antiviral Herb
The science speaks for itself—elderberry works in a unique way to combat cold and flu viruses and strengthen immune function.
NEW COVID VACCINES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Won’t work on 10% of the population! Two doses needed to be effective! Horrid side effects include pain, fatigue, headache & sore arms!
TIPS FOR supporting Immunity
As we enter the winter months immunity support is even more critical to reduce the impact of being infected by COVID-19.
KEEP YOUR EYES HEALTHY DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
During the coronavirus pandemic, people should guard their eyes with glasses or face shields to protect their eyes from virus infection.
Doing good for others, then and now
Over 100 years ago, America was experiencing similar things, the Spanish Flu and the First World War.
5 Mindfulness TIPS TO CULTIVATE CALM DURING CHAOS
Are you new to meditation or simply afraid it may be too complicated? We have created some great starter tips to remove your intimidation. Visit naturalsolutionsmag. com/meditation to find tips and resources to start or enhance your meditation journey.
5 Tips To Support Your Kid's Immune Health
Here are five tips to help keep your kiddos strong and healthy.