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  • Covid-19: Pandemic Impact and Insurance

    Author: VINAY KAMBLE, The New India Assurance Co Ltd – Osaka World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) on January 30, 2020. At that time, 98 cases of coronavirus infection in 18 countries and no deaths outside China was reported. By the time everyone realized the real threat of coronavirus, it had embraced the entire world and there was hardly any country left which was not affected by this pandemic. Now, after one year has passed, WHO timeline shows that, as on January 30, 2021, there are 101.40 million people affected by this virus with deaths over 2.19 million. This number is increasing […]


    Author: NIKESH KUMAR SINHA IMPACT OF PANDEMIC The Covid-19 pandemic has become the single largest health crisis the world has faced since the Spanish Flu of 1918. The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is highly contagious, which has shocked the world into an unprecedented state of fear and slowdown, while the efficacy of its vaccine yet remains to be determined. The only way to fight the coronavirus, besides a vaccine, is through isolation, social distancing, restricting of public gatherings and the implementation of lockdowns. India, a country with a population of 1.3 billion people, has been the worst hit in terms of national economy and healthcare infrastructure. The pandemic exposed the absence […]