But all eyes are now on China. Since China was the first to get the epidemic and the first to emerge out of it, conditions there will reflect what will happen to the rest of the world a few months later, so goes the argument. China’s PMI for March, however, shows no V-shaped recovery, but rather a stabilisation around the February levels. We considered the lessons for India from China’s stimulus measures and the impact on supply chains in India now that the Chinese economy is recovering. … [Read more...] about Moneycontrol Pro weekender | Will April be the cruellest month?
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In a way, the phone’s inadequacies during the 1918 pandemic only underscored what a marvel it was. “Less than forty years ago the telephone was an amusing toy, and not for twenty years after that did it cease to be the luxury of the rich,” wrote The New York Times, in an editorial urging readers to make calls only when absolutely necessary. “Now it is become an invaluable implement in daily use, direct or indirect, by all except a small part of our population. Now, nobody can understand how we lived without it, and its value is [certainly] inestimable.” … [Read more...] about How the telephone failed its big test during 1918’s Spanish flu pandemic
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