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Why Isn’t Pakistan’s COVID-19 Death Rate Falling as Quickly as Infections?
June 21, 2021

Why Isn’t Pakistan’s COVID-19 Death Rate Falling as Quickly as Infections?

By Niha Dagia
The fatality rate trails behind infections, so Pakistan’s morbidity rates will take awhile to fall.

Education in Pakistan Amid COVID-19: A Test Case for Policymakers
May 12, 2021

Education in Pakistan Amid COVID-19: A Test Case for Policymakers

By Sidra Tariq Jamil and Umair Jamal
The nation's school system has faced unprecedented crises in the past year.
Pakistan’s COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Crawls Along
April 27, 2021

Pakistan’s COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Crawls Along

By Niha Dagia
A hot summer and power failures mar Pakistan’s stuttering vaccination drive.

Pakistan’s COVID-19 Battle Is Missing a Crucial Ingredient: Public Support
April 23, 2021

Pakistan’s COVID-19 Battle Is Missing a Crucial Ingredient: Public Support

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Few Pakistanis bothered to follow the government’s public health guidelines. Now, many are refusing to get vaccinated.

China Gifts Pakistan 1.2 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses 
February 04, 2021

China Gifts Pakistan 1.2 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses 

By Eleanor Albert
Pakistan was the first country to receive donations of a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, reflecting the countries' warm bilateral relationship.

Pakistan: Reporting in a Pandemic
December 11, 2020

Pakistan: Reporting in a Pandemic

By Tehreem Azeem
Amid COVID-19, Pakistani journalists are looking for training to help them counter misinformation and stay safe while reporting.

Pakistan’s Hazaras in the COVID Era
August 27, 2020

Pakistan’s Hazaras in the COVID Era

By Jaffer A. Mirza
The already-marginalized ethnic community was blamed for the initial spread of the virus in Pakistan. How have they coped with the pandemic since then?
How Did Pakistan Flatten the Coronavirus Curve?
August 24, 2020

How Did Pakistan Flatten the Coronavirus Curve?

By Niha Dagia and Niha Dagia
Despite ending its lockdown early, Pakistan managed to flatten the curve. But the country is still far from achieving herd immunity.

Pakistan’s Great Digital Divide
July 08, 2020

Pakistan’s Great Digital Divide

By Shah Meer Baloch
A new reliance on virtual life in the COVID-19 era has laid bare the lack of internet access for much of the country.

COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Pakistan’s Transgender Community
July 02, 2020

COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Pakistan’s Transgender Community

By Ebad Ahmed
Transgender people in Pakistan were already marginalized. Now the pandemic is adding to their plight.

Inside Pakistan’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing
July 01, 2020

Inside Pakistan’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing

By Niha Dagia and Niha Dagia
Detective work is at the heart of efforts to fight the pandemic. Will it be enough?
Pakistan’s Confused COVID-19 Response
June 09, 2020

Pakistan’s Confused COVID-19 Response

By Daud Khattak
Pakistan’s coronavirus fight needs clear public messaging to avert a public health crisis.

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