Partha Mukhopadhyay and Shamindra Nath Roy from the Centre for Policy Research co-authored this piece.
The reduction in the number of individuals commuting and travelling have without a doubt decreased the propagation of the coronavirus Covid-19 virus, as indicated by recent research.Conversation proposée par :
Eric Denis, Olivier Telle, Samuel Benkimoun
CNRS et Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France However, several articles underline the necessity to take into account urban and regional mobilities to better understand the emergence of infectious diseases in particular territories. The difficulty for the research community in considering such data contributes to the vulnerability of societies, notably in countries like India. However, preliminary results from ongoing research using social network data could be a first step to change this.
India under lockdown
India is divided in 32 states or union territories with a total population of 1.3 billion. The country’s economic development has led to the development of significant intra- and inter-regional mobilities. In addition to workers Continuer la lecture de Mapping the lockdown effects in India: how geographers can contribute to tackle Covid-19 diffusion