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Experiencing Corona Virus in the Andes

LUCIA STAVIG

 A mix of huaynos, cumbia, and bird song still greet the sun in the Andean community in which I am riding out the month-long quarantine. At first glance, it might seem that not much has changed for this community in the age of COVID-19. Women in polleras still take their pigs and sheep to pasture and work parties continue to dot the green checkered fields harvesting potatoes and fava beans. But as the quarantine is prolonged, there are tangible signs that COVID-19 is affecting everyday life.  

The Past 60-plus Days in China: Covid-19 Perspectives from a Wuhan-native

LI HONGLIN

With the arrival of April, the weather in Beijing becomes particularly warm, and people in masks rush to the park enjoying the spring. Meanwhile in my hometown, Wuhan, after two months of extremely tough days this spring stands to be especially precious. The cities around Wuhan have begun to end the isolation, and Wuhan will lift the blockade and resume normal life on 8th April, a week later.

THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO COVID-19 PROJECT

Summaries of Responses

From: Collecting COVID-19: A crowd-sourced digital ethnography of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Question One: How do people find and share information online during a global pandemic?

‘Anthropological Responses to COVID-19’ will comprise six questions, each lasting a fortnight. These are posted on a website created by University College London’s Centre for Digital Anthropology.

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