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Natasha Loder, Rana Ayyub and Shadab Nazmi join India Covid-19 panel

Leading science, data and investigative journalists join #CIJSummer discussion: No Country Left Behind? The Indian Covid-19 catastrophe.

Natasha Loder, Health Policy Editor at The Economist, Indian investigative journalist Rana Ayuub and Shadab Nazmi, BBC South Asia data and visual journalist, will examine the Covid-19 situation in India, focusing on the stories from the frontline, Covid-19 data and global vaccination policies.

All #CIJSummer talks and discussions are held online and are free to attend. Bookings will open in mid June 2021.

Natasha Loder

Natasha Loder is the health policy editor at The Economist. She has worked there for over 20 years in a range of reporting roles mostly in science, technology, and medicine. Between 2011 and 2015 she was based in Chicago and covered politics, education, and American life.

Rana Ayyub

Rana Ayyub is an award winning Indian investigative journalist and a global opinions Editor at the Washington Post. She has worked as a reporter, editor and columnist with some of the leading publications in India and internationally, including the Time, New York Times, The Guardian and Foreign Policy.

Shadab Nazmi

Shadab Nazmi is a Data Journalist with BBC South Asia bureau. He works with six Indian & four South Asian language services, analysing elections and data-led investigations. He is an award-winning journalist and has been the recipient of multiple fellowships including MJ Bear Fellowship in New Orleans in 2019 and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Fellowship in 2018 in Woods Hole, Boston.
Published: 24 May 2021
5 July 2021

No Country Left Behind? The Indian Covid-19 catastrophe

With the desperate Covid-19 situation in India continuing to dominate the headlines, our panel examines what went wrong. Supriya Sharma, Executive Editor at talks about covering the Covid-19 crisis on the ground and the work journalists have to do to to show what the situation is like in hospitals and in the community.