Please wait...

Search by Term. Or Use the code. Met a coordinator today? Confirm the Identity by badge# number here, look for BallotboxIndia Verified Badge tag on profile.
सर्च करें या कोड का इस्तेमाल करें, क्या आज बैलटबॉक्सइंडिया कोऑर्डिनेटर से मिले? पहचान के लिए बैज नंबर डालें और BallotboxIndia Verified Badge का निशान देखें.
 Search
 Code
Searching...loading

Search Results, page {{ header.searchresult.page }} of (About {{ header.searchresult.count }} Results) Remove Filter - {{ header.searchentitytype }}

ज़िला कनेक्ट

करें अपने ज़िले को मज़बूत, जुड़ें ज़िला कनेक्ट से.
TV
Radio
News
Join Your District, get latest news, listen to podcast, Check and Submit Stories that matter, near you on the Map.
सीधे अपने ज़िले से जुड़ें, जानें, देखें क्या नया हो रहा है, ऑडियो पॉडकास्ट सुने या आपके आस पास आपसे जुड़े मुद्दों के बारे में नक़्शे पर जानें, या उन्हें सबमिट करें.

Oops! Lost, aren't we?

We can not find what you are looking for. Please check below recommendations. or Go to Home

Corona Virus Myth Marketing: Just Do it - I

Ashish H.K. Jha

Ashish H.K. Jha Opinions & Updates

ज़िला कनेक्ट
ByAshish H.K. Jha Ashish H.K. Jha   {{descmodel.currdesc.readstats }}

Originally Posted by {{descmodel.currdesc.parent.user.name || descmodel.currdesc.parent.user.first_name + ' ' + descmodel.currdesc.parent.user.last_name}} {{ descmodel.currdesc.parent.user.totalreps | number}}   {{ descmodel.currdesc.parent.last_modified|date:'dd/MM/yyyy h:mma' }}

On the eve of the new year, in Wuhan, little did the health authorities knew that the pneumonia cases of unknown cause would soon change the Chinese ‘Year of Rat’ into ‘Year of Bat’. Although, bat at best remains a suspect until proven guilty – But then the scientific inquiry is not one of the fortes of WhatsApp University. The land of Kung-Fu soon turned into a country of King-Flu. The outbreak has taken a big toll on the Chinese economy. The virus has the potential to shake up China trade and Trump’s re-election bid more than the tariff wars. China, known for giving demand and supply shocks to other countries is getting a taste of its own medicine.

Corona Virus Myth Marketing: Just Do it - I-On the eve of the new year, in Wuhan, little did the hea

On the brighter side, people’s perception of ‘Made in China’ is changing because for the first time something made in China is so durable and long-lasting. The virus has reduced more carbon footprint than Greta Thunberg and her supporters could. The uncertainty is actually higher in the United States, or at least globally than in China itself. The tension between the US and North Korea is at an all-time low as the latter is busy shooting its corona patients. The association of the virus with Corona beer grew so much that the champions of the beer at WHO changed the virus name from corona to Covid - to avoid confusion. Shortage of toilet papers in the western world has forced them to upgrade to Indian technique of water splash and hand wash.

The hysteria over Coronavirus is spreading faster than the virus itself and is no longer limited to China. As per WHO over 1.25 lakh confirmed cases spread across 118 countries, areas or territories have been detected so far. China is still leading the tally with 65% of cases followed by Italy (10%), Iran (7%) and Korea (6%). The virus has claimed over 4600 lives so far and the stock markets are running shit scared. The virus is certainly not a death sentence with only around 2.3% of people dying and especially those with lower immunity. Shares around the globe have plunged with FTSE 100, Dow, S&P 500 witnessing their worst day since 1987. Investor sentiment is at an all-time low with the fear of the coronavirus destroying economic growth and lack of trust in government’s ability to revive it.

The virus has also entered India. As per GOI’s website, the total number of confirmed cases in India is 75 which also includes 17 foreign nationals. The virus has claimed one life so far and 3 people have been cured of it. The new virus is so contagious that it is faster than the slowdown in the Indian economy, and is second only to the speed of rising unemployment in India. Corona or करो – ना (literally translates into ‘Just Do it’ in Hindi) Virus is the new darling of Myth Mongers in India. They love to ‘Just Do it’ bypassing junk science falsehoods in the disguise of serious advice to instil unfounded fear or hope. Often, they are the easiest, prettiest and loudest advice for the gullible ears. Only one form of contagion travels faster than virus…and it is the myth. Let us attempt to dissect a few of them.

Time for the humble mask to bask in glory: Standard surgical masks cannot protect you from getting infected. That said, surgical masks can help prevent infected people from spreading the virus further or someone who is in close contact with a patient. Though it seems intuitively obvious that if you cover your nose and mouth with something, it will filter out particles floating around. The only problem: Not effective against respiratory illnesses like the flu and COVID-19. To top it, imagine the irony of putting on a mask to avoid Coronavirus – Only to realize that the mask has also been made in China. In India, the mask safety has gone to another level with miscreants arrested in Delhi saying that they had covered their face because of coronavirus scare. We will continue with busting more myths in our next article…

Attached Images

Related Videos
Related Audio
Leave a comment for the team.
Subscribe to this research.
रिसर्च को सब्सक्राइब करें

Join us on the latest researches that matter.

इस रिसर्च पर अपडेट पाने के लिए और इससे जुड़ने के लिए अपना ईमेल आईडी नीचे भरें.

Responses

{{ survey.name }}@{{ survey.senton }}
{{ survey.message }}
Reply

How It Works

ये कैसे कार्य करता है ?

start a research
Follow & Join.

With more and more following, the research starts attracting best of the coordinators and experts.

start a research
Build a Team

Coordinators build a team with experts to pick up the execution. Start building a plan.

start a research
Fix the issue.

The team works transparently and systematically fixing the issue, building the leaders of tomorrow.

start a research
जुड़ें और फॉलो करें

ज्यादा से ज्यादा जुड़े लोग, प्रतिभाशाली समन्वयकों एवं विशेषज्ञों को आकर्षित करेंगे , इस मुद्दे को एक पकड़ मिलेगी और तेज़ी से आगे बढ़ने में मदद ।

start a research
संगठित हों

हमारे समन्वयक अपने साथ विशेषज्ञों को ले कर एक कार्य समूह का गठन करेंगे, और एक योज़नाबद्ध तरीके से काम करना सुरु करेंगे

start a research
समाधान पायें

कार्य समूह पारदर्शिता एवं कुशलता के साथ समाधान की ओर क़दम बढ़ाएगा, साथ में ही समाज में से ही कुछ भविष्य के अधिनायकों को उभरने में सहायता करेगा।

How can you make a difference?

Do you care about this issue? Do You think a concrete action should be taken?Then Follow and Support this Research Action Group.Following will not only keep you updated on the latest, help voicing your opinions, and inspire our Coordinators & Experts. But will get you priority on our study tours, events, seminars, panels, courses and a lot more on the subject and beyond.

आप कैसे एक बेहतर समाज के निर्माण में अपना योगदान दे सकते हैं ?

क्या आप इस या इसी जैसे दूसरे मुद्दे से जुड़े हुए हैं, या प्रभावित हैं? क्या आपको लगता है इसपर कुछ कारगर कदम उठाने चाहिए ?तो नीचे फॉलो का बटन दबा कर समर्थन व्यक्त करें।इससे हम आपको समय पर अपडेट कर पाएंगे, और आपके विचार जान पाएंगे। ज्यादा से ज्यादा लोगों द्वारा फॉलो होने पर इस मुद्दे पर कार्यरत विशेषज्ञों एवं समन्वयकों का ना सिर्फ़ मनोबल बढ़ेगा, बल्कि हम आपको, अपने समय समय पर होने वाले शोध यात्राएं, सर्वे, सेमिनार्स, कार्यक्रम, तथा विषय एक्सपर्ट्स कोर्स इत्यादि में सम्मिलित कर पाएंगे।
Communities and Nations where citizens spend time exploring and nurturing their culture, processes, civil liberties and responsibilities. Have a well-researched voice on issues of systemic importance, are the one which flourish to become beacon of light for the world.
समाज एवं राष्ट्र, जहाँ लोग कुछ समय अपनी संस्कृति, सभ्यता, अधिकारों और जिम्मेदारियों को समझने एवं सँवारने में लगाते हैं। एक सोची समझी, जानी बूझी आवाज़ और समझ रखते हैं। वही देश संसार में विशिष्टता और प्रभुत्व स्थापित कर पाते हैं।
Share it across your social networks.
अपने सोशल नेटवर्क पर शेयर करें

Every small step counts, share it across your friends and networks. You never know, the issue you care about, might find a champion.

हर छोटा बड़ा कदम मायने रखता है, अपने दोस्तों और जानकारों से ये मुद्दा साझा करें , क्या पता उन्ही में से कोई इस विषय का विशेषज्ञ निकल जाए।

Got few hours a week to do public good ?

Join the Research Action Group as a member or expert, work with right team and get funded. To know more contact a Coordinator with a little bit of details on your expertise and experiences.

क्या आपके पास कुछ समय सामजिक कार्य के लिए होता है ?

इस एक्शन ग्रुप के सहभागी बनें, एक सदस्य, विशेषज्ञ या समन्वयक की तरह जुड़ें । अधिक जानकारी के लिए समन्वयक से संपर्क करें और अपने बारे में बताएं।

Know someone who can help?
क्या आप किसी को जानते हैं, जो इस विषय पर कार्यरत हैं ?
Invite by emails.
ईमेल से आमंत्रित करें
The researches on ballotboxindia are available under restrictive Creative commons. If you have any comments or want to cite the work please drop a note to letters at ballotboxindia dot com.

Code# 5{{ descmodel.currdesc.id }}

ज़ारी शोध जिनमे आप एक भूमिका निभा सकते है. Live Action Researches that might need your help.

Follow