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As an army of abused assistants prepared a benzo smoothie in the background of her home salon, the nomination list had loaded at last. Maybe my God-given talents are just ahead of their time. The only honor or privilege that she had yet to receive was an Oswald nod, and she was going to whine until she got it. Any hint of attitude would have gotten them axed on the spot, so they continued biting their tongues.
Justice has been served at last! Her assistants assumed a congratulatory facade, but inside they were horrified at how her already over-bloated ego would cope with the news in the coming months. At least they momentarily avoided a tantrum. You guys can drink tap water from the sink. There are paper cups in the cabinet.
Completely alone in her Beverly Hills chateau except for her hypoallergenic chihuahua Donatella and her menacing bodyguard Ripper, she was finally coming off of the high. Donning a manuka honey and snail mucin face mask, she crawled under the satin sheets of her double king-sized bed and went back to the tab that announced the Oswald nominees.
The other four nominees were all really respected veteran actresses: Hilary Hathaway and Anastasia Adams had each been nominated once before, Shirley Silverstone had just won two years prior, and, worst of all, Theodora Thompson had won all twelve times she was nominated, more than any other actress in cinematic history.
She was officially the underdog of the category. Theodora Thompson? That ancient British hag with the bad teeth? I heard she went to prom with Isaac Newton. They probably wanted to give her one last victory lap before she bites the bullet for good.
When Pandora awakened from her slumber the next morning, she wasted no time putting her plan into action immediately. She walked into her study, printed out high-definition photos of the other women to use as target practice for her dartboard, got her agent on the phone, and obtained the contact info of the other four nominees. She sent out glossy invitations that proceeded as such:.
Congrats on your nominations! This business is ruthless in its glaring mistreatment of women, from the harassment we receive in the media about our appearances and love lives to the fact that we have to work twice as hard as our male costars to receive half of the recognition and paychecks.
However, a select few of us have risen above the pack as not only entertainers and trendsetters, but as role models. I hope to see you all there. Saturday morning came, and all four actresses had responded to the invitation with flattered excitement. Everything was falling into her trap just as she had hoped, and there was no backing out now. Each spot had a place card, folded in the shape of a Toblerone bar.
Under each of their names said:. The elaborate feasts rarely ended up getting eaten, and Pandora usually just dumped them out back instead of bringing it to a shelter and having to wait in LA traffic.
However, there was one exception. Theodora Thompson, having grown eccentric in her old age, asked for nothing more to ingest at the occasion than a hearty cup of aged Earl Grey tea with a spoonful of sugar. She always drank three of them before going to set every morning of her five-decade career, and she fully attributed her immense success to this personal habit.
In her R. No matter how many stellar roles she played, her greatest performance would always be the one she put on for the public. She had a point about being snubbed: her ability to mask her demonic nature certainly required a lot of talent, and even more trickery.
Lady Macbeth was the easiest role she had ever played—those princesses and ditzy romcom leads took months, if not years, of method acting.
They completely disregarded the suggestion for casual wear: each walked up to the front door from their departing limos in full haute couture: Valentino, Givenchy, Dior, and Elie Saab. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves, and as soon as they sat down at the table they made a pact to turn off their cell phones until the end of the luncheon.
They already dealt with enough business matters during their daily lives as it was; times like these were rare in their socially demanding careers and they wanted to make the most of the fleeting moments of tranquility. Pandora was partaking in the bonding session too, but it pained her inside to see all of these people having a ball and getting along.
She plowed through it though, as she needed to gain their trust in order for her scheme to work. For the first time since she discovered she was up for the Oswald, she declared a toast. Hilary gasped at how uncanny valley Pandora looked for a split second, but quickly buried her intuition in cabernet. Do you think you could bring it over on the way back? Never once did Pandora relieve herself, take a shower, wash her hands, apply makeup, snort coke, or any of the other activities one would normally do in the bathroom at a Hollywood tea party.
She pulled back the curtain to the home salon, opened up the vanity drawer, and pulled out a syringe. She put two and two together in her head. As everyone with the zip code knew, botulinum toxin was fatal when ingested rather than injected.
She slipped the syringe down the sleeve of her scarlet Marchesa dress and made her way into the kitchen. Pandora returned with a humble mug of Earl Grey tea. Theodora sipped the unknowingly-lethal concoction without any hesitation, and almost instantly fell out of her chair and collapsed onto the ground. Her lifeless face was numb and frozen like plastic in seconds, eternally contorted into a ghastly grimace. The other actresses screamed and panicked.
Hilary Hathaway tried rubbing useless essential oils and healing crystals on her, while Shirley Silverstone broke the phone truce and called She sent the other actresses home, and got ready for the media storm that was coming her way. After a full month of tabloid frenzy regarding a cinema icon dying on her property, Pandora was ready to go to the Oswalds on Sunday night. She had her outfit for the event all picked out: a long-sleeved white dress with angel wings on the back, paired with a golden ring resting on a matching white veil.
It was more Met Gala than award show, but after such a hair-raising turn as Lady Macbeth she needed to get back to her roots. The next day, it would become their lavish hotel room. She had invited Anastasia, Shirley, and Hilary to stay with her in the palatial suite, and have their first sleepover since before their big breaks.
Their security guards were lodging on the penultimate floor right below. The academy expelled her name from the Best Actress category as they thought no acceptance speech would be bad for ratings, and instead decided instead to honor her with a posthumous lifetime achievement award. After the credits rolled, they all sat in a circle and pledged not to hold grudges over who would win the next day. With that gesture, they all retired to the traumatized recesses of their minds.
With the walls bloodied, the floor completely trashed, and three less beating pulses in the room, Pandora officially had nothing standing in her way from getting the Oswald.
She was the only one who could physically accept it, after all. Pulling the knife out Respect - S.S.O.* - Disco Soul Roots / Wont You Try (Vinyl) it like the sword in the stone, she began hacking away at herself. The pain was agonizing, but she had to shift the blame from herself somehow. In the weeks before, she had researched just where to incise to minimize—and maximize—blood loss and lasting injury.
Pandora laid down next to the heap of blood and gore, and started wailing as if she were the sole survivor of an anonymous massacre. She had practice from her debut role, a paraplegic who desperately wanted to be an equestrian. An assistant trailed behind her with an IV, still hooked up to her arm. Her angel dress, which she managed to slip into Respect - S.S.O.* - Disco Soul Roots / Wont You Try (Vinyl) everything else that had happened, made her still-open Freddy Krueger gashes uncomfortably visible to the public.
And later on, just as she had hoped, she was presented with the award. She wheeled up a makeshift ramp, huffing and puffing and letting herself roll backwards a few times. The comedian who presented the award ran over and helped push her up from the back like a car stuck on a hill.
When she pulled up to the mic, she looked out over the crowd and smiled. At last. Navy blue dots appeared in her periphery, closing in on her. She continued. I will find out who could have committed such a senseless act of violence. Thank you. Pandora Paltrow never got the standing ovation she wanted, or even middling applause. Is my halo crooked? All she received from her peers was a scandalized gasp as she felt cold metal closing around her wrists.
As the LAPD wheeled her backstage and the gasps became a thunderous chorus of boos, a single tear of joy splashed onto the trophy. The Instapocalypse. Thursphora Tension was in for another night of living room scrolling. Her husband Lil Narcissus was touring yet again, and her six brats were terrorizing the nannies upstairs. It was of the utmost importance to Thursphora that little Elon, Jeff, Mark, Steve, Bill, and Donald had the best quality education—just like their parents, they were born for stardom.
Thursphora ensured that their homeschooling curriculum was well-balanced with all of the most important subjects: social climbing, conspicuous consumption, the history of fame for being famous, and of course, selfietography. Thursphora and her sisters had graduated summa cum laude with selfietography degrees from Insta League colleges, and were visionaries in the craft. Their alma maters even asked them to join the faculty as professors, but the sisters had other aspirations.
After graduation, they launched Keeping Tabs On the Tensions, a reality show where they scrolled down their feeds, took selfies, and engaged in catfights when one sister surpassed the others in followers.
It was consistently the highest-rated show on cable, and the family made millions each season from product placement alone. Some nights Thursphora would turn on Keeping Tabs reruns and stare at herself admiringly while cursing at her sisters, but tonight was selfie time. She looked at the walls around her—sterile white, exactly like every other inch of the SoCal mansion. Hatewatchers of the show said it looked like a postmodern insane asylum.
She set her self-timer up and went through all the usual poses: pouty lips and bedroom eyes, tongue out and winking, clothed and unclothed.
No matter how many people liked her selfies or went under the knife to look like her, Thursphora felt uglier than Betty, fatter than Albert, and older than Yeller. Of course she was none of those things, but still—it was all a sham. The selfies, the show, her endorsement deals, all of it.
The blogs talked sometimes, but Thursphora was never going to let people see what she really looked like. She had a feeling they were headed for Splitsville after he gave her a baby girl.
Can u put the kids to bed 2nite? When she took off her makeup in the master bathroom that night, she chucked a bottle of micellar water at the mirror. Shards of glass fell into the sink, piercing the pile of wet peach-stained cotton pads inside. Thursphora cried herself to sleep. Sound the alarms! This is where she stored the Respect - S.S.O.* - Disco Soul Roots / Wont You Try (Vinyl) maids, nannies, chefs, trainers, stylists, camera crews, live-in plastic surgeons, token minority friends, frozen embryos to thaw on a slow news day, a Pomeranian breeding farm, and lastly, her marketing team.
Her sisters were running similar operations in their own basements, but that all went to shit today. Bill, Steve, and Jeff bolted into the master bedroom. The sirens woke them up and the sprinklers above their beds had turned on. Everything seemed completely fine. Shuddering at the thought of her employees seeing her without makeup and extensions, she got in the elevator and took a deep breath.
This better not take long, she thought. I need to go back upstairs, get glam, and take more selfies. All of a sudden, Thursphora phone started blowing up like crazy.
Notifications from friends, family, fans, and haters had sprung up on nearly every app. Did someone die? They came faster and faster, and as soon as she tried to read one it was already lost to dozens more on top of it. She decided to start with her texts. The elevator door slid open and revealed a shaken Thursphora. Most of her employees had never seen her without a full beat, and a few mouths dropped open at the sight of her bare-faced in a bathrobe.
She looked fine, but nothing like the Insta League grad, reality star, and influencer they were used to. Yeah, I got it. What else could it be? You might want to be sitting down.
What is it? The brave intern picked up a TV remote off the nearest desk and aimed it at a giant flatscreen overseeing the office. A globe spun around as a news jingle played over it. Millions of social media users across all platforms have had their accounts scrubbed of filters and editing. No one knows who was behind the attack, dubbed the Instapocalypse, or how the hacker was able to change edited photos back to their unaltered state, but tech CEOs are working with cybersecurity engineers to set things right.
Until then, your favorite influencers might look a little different. Among other public figures, the Tension sisters of the reality TV dynasty are some of the most egregious cases. Thursphora snatched the remote from her intern, twisting his arm as if to break it, and shut off the broadcast.
All of her employees stared at the ground, cringing. What the hell am I going to do with my life now? Someone set a Frappuccino in front of her to calm her down, and she hurled it across the room. Maybe you should just give up.
Thursphora emitted an involuntary yelp before firing her. Where are my surgeons? They always make me feel better. Can someone get my sisters on the phone? We need to get into crisis management mode, stat! Usually she orchestrated them months in advance, and was always in full control.
But now she was buzzing around like a queen bee, in danger of her hive being exterminated. The cyberbullying really got to her. Those useless trollops, Thursphora thought instead of mustering up feigned concern for her sister.
Thursphora spent the rest of the day upstairs, scrolling through all her accounts and crying. They were tainted forever. She plummeted from million followers to million in less than 8 hours, and her analytics graph looked like the Cliffs of Moher. Her basement underlings were making pro-Thursphora bots by the thousand, but none of their attempts to change the narrative were sticking.
A few team members had quit, saying there was nothing they could do for her and she would need Olivia Pope and the blood of Jesus to make a comeback. Looking in her new mirror, she felt uglier than ever. The Instapocalypse had exposed millions of others, famous or not, but as the unofficial face of social media she was getting the most backlash. These people were all just using her as a sacrificial lamb to distract from their own potential scandals, and with a divorce in the mix it felt like pile-on season.
Thursphora scrolled past a family photo she posted a few weeks ago, and saw that the cut-and-pasted image of Lil Narcissus had vanished, leaving a blank space. She tapped the option to delete it, but nothing happened. She tried again, and let out another sob. The photo was still there. The next post was an ad for a diet tea. The company-approved caption was gone, and replaced by an unsavory emoji depicting the truth about how the tea really made people lose weight.
The photo had her botched Brazilian butt lift on full display, which she previously airbrushed to give the impression of Pixar-smooth skin.
All of her sponsors were probably going to pull out once they saw that she was built like a giant ant. Oh no Thursphora made a lot of money from her various ventures, but she never thought to save.
She decided to call her sister. We need to talk. What show? You should watch. She could never fight for her reputation on live TV the same day something like this unfolded, but it was a piece of cake for Ivanka. Thursphora knew Ivanka was just as freaked as herself and Juanita deep down, but she was never the type to let people see her sweat. People often called her the smart one, not that their civilization placed much value in intelligence. Years ago her sisters caught her with some books she acquired off the black market decades after President Lohan banned them, and they swore to secrecy: the only books still allowed were supermarket tabloids, coffee-table selfie collections, cosmetic surgery textbooks, and The Art of the Deal.
Could she do the impossible and turn things around, even slightly? Thursphora cracked open a cold beer and put her feet up on the desk, with her future or lack thereof before her. Jacob Pitts is a graduating senior at UAlbany, where he majored in English and minored in journalism.
Besides writing scandalous stories about the rich and famous, he also plays piano and writes for NYS Music. He looks forward to using his writing talents in the real world, and would like to thank his family, classmates, and professors for their support throughout his college career. In the United States modern political society, communication is the key to everything. Whether it is mobilizing constituents to vote, planning a protest, or trying to spread awareness about an issue, communication is at the heart of modern politics.
Political communication today looks very different from the past. This was a revolutionary idea for political communication. Never before had a political leader been able to appeal directly to citizens in their own homes. These fireside chats were essential in keeping the morale of the country high during the Great Depression and World War II.
Nowadays, communication looks very different. While all of these forms of communication may seem like a blessing to modern politics, if they are not used correctly or effectively, they can backfire against the group trying to use them.
Understanding how different forms of modern political communication affects citizens and society as a whole is incredibly important to bringing effective political change. A top-down approach, which is traditionally accepted amongst both politicians and society in general, means that policies are created and enacted, and then their effects will trickle down throughout society.
In other words, policy affects society in that order. Therefore, under this theory, the literature that society creates is a product of policy and norms. Lewis disagrees with this idea and refutes it in his article.
He believes that literature drives what the societal norms and expectations are, and then policy follows suit to fit with the norms and beliefs of a society. Literature impacts society and politics profoundly. Silent Spring was published almost 60 years ago in and is still regarded as one of the most influential pieces of environmental literature in American history. The long term impacts of literature such as Silent Spring are still being felt in American society today, making it a strong example for the thesis that literature guides long term political and societal change.
There are many forms of communication that can help communicate ideas and beliefs for politics in the modern era.
For example, in Good News for the Future? Bakker and Claes H. This information is incredibly important for politicians to understand so they can better mobilize constituents. One example of a form of communication used widely by politicians and political groups is Twitter. Twitter is an incredibly effective means of political communication and a perfect example of a quick means of communication that can get a message out faster than a book.
With tweets, the information is short, fast, and easy to get directly to the point. This is the way that modern Americans consume information, making Twitter an incredibly popular site for politics.
Using Twitter, information can be spread faster, cheaper, and in much greater quantities. This book was written inand since then, Twitter has faced drastic changes in how it is used in politics. While Twitter now has a limit of characters, the impact remains. Especially in America today, people want instant gratification and do not want to have to wait, work for, or think through something; they would rather have it handed to them.
Thanks to the culture of instant gratification, Twitter has become an extremely effective means of political communication. The message must be short and to the point due to the character limit, which helps keep people engaged and aware without them having to spend the time or effort trying to understand something. This is a perfect campaign tool, as discussed by Gainous and Wagner.
Never before has communication for a campaign or politicians been so easy. Other older forms of communication, such as phone calls or mailing pamphlets were much more time consuming and wasteful of resources, making social media a revolutionary invention for political communication. Social media is not without its faults for political communication, however. For a media consumer, it is difficult to find truly unbiased information.
As a consumer of media especially politically charged mediadiversifying the sources from which one gets information is vital to having a strong understanding of politics.
On Twitter, it is easy for false information to be spread, especially by authority figures. There is no fact-checking system or peer-review that goes on when people tweet, making it very easy for tweets to be hasty and not well thought out, sometimes containing false information.
Tweets with false information can go viral in minutes, so consumers must be careful and critical of what they read. Additionally, politicians and political organizations who are tweeting need to be careful of the validity of their claims as not to mislead their constituents.
From a personal perspective, I know that most of my Twitter feed is political and there are many times when I see viral tweets that are biased, misleading, and skewed with false information.
While social media can be incredibly useful for politicians and their communication, it must be used carefully and correctly so that it does not run rampant and backfire on itself. It averages between 27, and 70, per year.
At this moment there are confirmed cases of Corona Virus, sic with 22 deaths. Think about that! The United States accounts for 4.
When the President compared COVID to the flu, he downplayed the severity and danger of the pandemic, which had fatal effects. Other countries around the world who took social distancing seriously are beginning to open up again as of early May The United States, guided by certain individuals with beliefs that the pandemic is nothing to change behavior over, is far from being ready to open its economy again. As of May, two months after President Trump posted the cited Tweet many people are still becoming infected and dying at an alarming rate, while others protest the pandemic and its effects on the economy.
With unrestricted information flow from authority figures on Twitter, dangerous and false information can be spread quickly and easy. In the case of COVID, rhetoric downplaying the severity of the virus can be cited as blame for the United States slow and inadequate response to a global pandemic that they had ample time to plan for and react to.
Another important component of modern political communication is who consumes the specific type of media. For example, it has been found by many studies that the younger generation uses social media the most.
A study done by Cathy J. The article found that participatory politics are a unique and vital way to get youth involved in politics since it gives them a voice without any of the restraints that other forms of political engagement have.
That being said, politicians and political groups can alter their message and delivery method to fit this finding. For instance, if the future generations of politics rely mostly on social media and online media to get their political information and to participate in politics, political organizations can alter their communication methods to be increasingly reliant on social media.
An incredibly important piece of information that the study found was related to youth who were not using media and the internet primarily for reasons other than politics, but were impacted by participatory politics nonetheless. Even those who do not mean to go on the internet for political activities, are likely to engage in participatory politics simply because they frequent the same means of communication.
This further proves that in order for politicians and political organizations to be able to connect with and mobilize the younger generation of voters, they must use social media to spread their message and beliefs.
Another important piece of information from this study was the impact that online political participation has across racial lines. This is another important fact proving that social media reaches all kinds of people and is incredibly impactful to people, specifically youth, of all races.
On social media, there are various ways to connect personal stories to a larger narrative and cause. One of these ways is through hashtags. This hashtag was created with the goal of overcoming stereotypes about who can be an engineer. The study was specifically geared towards getting women to use the hashtag on Twitter. After being interviewed, the participants in the study revealed that after using the hashtag they felt empowered. When the women told their individual stories and linked them to others using the hashtag, they felt connected and not nearly as alone as they did before.
The power of hashtags is incredibly important to political communication as they connect people with common issues or beliefs and create a strong sense of unity. Political communication is a very important, yet often overlooked, part of politics.
Communication from politicians, political groups, and even citizens must be carefully planned in order to be as effective as possible and not emit the wrong message. Communication, especially that over social media, is especially vital this year and during the upcoming presidential election. With everything that is going on with the COVID Pandemic, it is likely that in person conventions will be cancelled, which is where the candidates get a lot of their momentum and notoriety from.
This means that almost all communication from the campaigns will have to be online and done via social media. This election will look much different than past elections. For example, New York has cancelled the Presidential Primary. Because of this undemocratic decision, turnout will be much lower for the other primary elections happening that day and mobilizing people to vote and campaign will be much more difficult.
Due to the COVID Pandemic, it is my prediction that political communication is going to have to be too reliant on social media and online forms of communication than we as a political society are ready for. Its impacts will be very interesting to see not only during this election, but for future elections to come as the pandemic fades. Moving forward through uncertain times ahead, political communication must be carefully monitored and done so that the message brought across is done effectively and accurately.
Using social media, communicating becomes easier in ways that were not intended, but as society progresses, political communication will be more comfortably reliant on social media and the internet to get its messages across. Madeleine Wadeson is a Sophomore at UAlbany. Madeleine is passionate about helping those who are left out of politics gain a voice and a platform to have their views heard.
Her interests include activism, environmental justice, social justice, and gender equality. Works Cited. Bakker, Tom P. Young People, Internet. Use, and Political Participation. Publications, Aug. Youth and Participatory Politics Research Network. Gainous, Jason, and Kevin M. Tweeting to power: the social media revolution in. Lewis, Corey Lee. Liu, Fannie, et al. Impact on Stereotypes. It averages. The surface proteins that appear as an extension to the outside in the form of large crown-like protrusions under electron microscopy.
It can infect humans and animals. The coronavirus causes infections in farm animals, birds, bats, mice and many other wild animals, and each type of virus is unique to the host where it can cause infection. It is thought to originate in a wet market in Wuhan, China and has since spread globally. The Coronavirs official called SARS-CoV-2 impacts Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk of death or developing more serious complications from the virus.
It is thought to spread mainly from person to person, mainly through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. Spread is more likely when people are in close contact with one another. The scary thing about this is nobody is sure where the virus came from nor how it is transferred from one individual to the next.
From what we know about this new virus, it seems to be spreading easily and quickly among the communities in the affected areas. People have been infected; who are not sure how or where they became infected. Rising number of cases and deaths pose major public health and governance challenges.
I am going to make an argument on the concern that the virus rate is decreasing in China but the rest of the world is seeing an increase in death. What is China doing that Pakistan and the rest of the world is not doing?
There is also the concern on how the virus spread and where it originated from. The Chinese government closed all the borders from foriegn and shut down many cities to stop the flow of the virus. They have come up with different plans which became very successful,but the Chinese fear that there will be a second wave of the virus.
I know the Chinese government and the Pakistani governments are trying to solve this concern. Pakistan has seen the highest number of deaths then the rest of the countries in asia. Everyone has been told to stay home and leave when only necessary. When going out, stay six feet away from others. China prevented anyone from leaving Hubei Province. Slowly other cities, provinces in China started to shut down such as Beijing.
The Chinese Lunar New Year is the largest annual mass travel event worldwide, risking amplification of the spread. In response, China severely restricted movement across Hubei Province in 16 cities, affecting more than 50 million people. Authorities have closed public transit and canceled outbound transportation air, train, and buses. Traffic in Wuhan Was banned. Travelers from mainland China must complete health declarations to enter the major cities.
China also imposed a ban on overseas travel with tour groups and suspended sale of flight and hotel packages. The hospital was originally supposed to be built in.
China is the first country to do this and this shows how advanced and economic stability. I wonder if any other country will or could do the same without the structures collapsing. Pakistan, being as a neighbor country of China was vulnerable most to Coronavirus. Pakistan was not expecting such a speedy outbreak of the virus so far and no plans to cope with it. As soon a case appeared, Pakistan reacted toward the pandemic spontaneously through arrangement and management of two types of quarantine facilities.
One was for the incoming Pakistani from various countries, such as Iran, China, Afghanistan and India. The other was arranged inside various hospitals for individuals with the virus.
Most of the students and businessmen inside China were not allowed to go back home. The government of Pakistan must take serious actions in order to educate the public on how best to protect themselves and ensure that everyone who visited China is placed in quarantine. Approximately, 50, Chinese are working in Pakistan under various firms or individually. A significant number of Pakistani and Chinese businessmen are engaged in trade. Challenges for Global Health Governance. There are around 28, Pakistani students enrolled in various academic institutions of China; over students are in Wuhan City.
Every week there are approximately forty one different airlines operating between many major cities; Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi in Pakistan and going to the two destinations in Beijing. There are several projects in Pakistan which entail frequent travel of the employees between the two countries. These factors enhance the risk of importation of the virus to Pakistan and require strong preparations and stringent measures for early detection of potential cases and control measures to prevent further spread of the virus within Pakistan.
Not everyone will go for testing and the Pakistani government can not force them like the Chinese government. There is a real risk of the pandemic spreading out of control in underdeveloped countries as they do not have the facilities to combat the virus as China is doing currently. Pakistan has a high mortality rate from common viruses despite the access of vaccination and treatment.
This country also suffers from poverty, goverment corruption, political instability, terrorism. Pakistan lacks equipment to test its people. Sectors like tourism and travel, stock markets, entertainment, manufacturing etc. The global economy projection is 2. The Shamen - Drop (Vinyl, LP, Album)
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