Coronavirus in the Pacific

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

COVID-19 impacts felt across the region The impacts of the global pandemic that is COVID-19 are being felt across the region. Several countries have declared… Read More

Emerging disease and emerging economies: The capacity of Pacific health systems in the face of COVID-19

How will Pacific Island and Territories respond to the global pandemic, Covid19. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

COVID-19 reaches the Pacific COVID-19 is now present in the Pacific islands region. There are now dozens of confirmed cases in the region, with the… Read More

Coronavirus fears and controversial passport sales: Vanuatu’s election explained

Despite the fact there are no confirmed cases COVID-19 in Vanuatu so far, the fear is expected to present an additional hurdle when it comes… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

Pacific countries brace for COVID-19 impacts Pacific countries are bracing for the impacts of COVID-19. The number of confirmed cases in the Pacific has… Read More

Fighting the giant

The threat of COVID-19 in the Pacific islands requires a disaster response mobilisation. A chief from the remote Banks islands in Vanuatu told me this… Read More


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