Vijay Prashad is an Indi­an his­to­ri­an, edi­tor and jour­nal­ist. He is a writ­ing fel­low and chief cor­re­spon­dent at Glo­be­trot­ter, a project of the Inde­pen­dent Media Insti­tute. He is the chief edi­tor of Left­Word Books and the direc­tor of Tri­con­ti­nen­tal: Insti­tute for Social Research. He has writ­ten more than twen­ty books, includ­ing The Dark­er Nations and The Poor­er Nations. His lat­est book is Wash­ing­ton Bul­lets, with an intro­duc­tion by Evo Morales Ayma.
The Real Reason Why the WHO Waited Until March to Declare a Global Pandemic
The 2005 regulations pushed on the World Health Organization by the United States and the Europeans hampered the WHO’s ability to declare an emergency and a pandemic.