Corona perspectives: Covid-19 the "rich man's disease"?

When the Covid-19 pandemic emerged in the global south, mostly in wealthy households whose inhabitants were able to afford airline travel, it became known as the "rich man's disease". As this article from the LA Times describes, things have now changed.…/how-the-coronavirus-began-as-a-di…


Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies monitors the Covid-19 pandemic

There is little doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic affects communities and nations across the world in different ways, and that the world’s poor are going to experience this crisis much more keenly than people belonging to affluent communities. As a postcolonial research centre, Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies will help monitor the development of the crisis. At the centre's web page above, you will find research and opinion pieces that highlight the dispersed and uneven impact of the crisis in Swedish and global society.

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