There is a global scientific collaboration on understanding how the virus acts and on developing a vaccine. International institutions, particularly the World Health Organisation (WHO), provides much-respected guidance in tackling the crisis. ‘The science’ seems to inform political decisions once again. Furthermore, we have witnessed extraordinary examples of international cooperation. For some, this is the beginning of a more cooperative chapter in international politics. However, Dr Ali Bilgic from POLIS argues that such optimism might prove premature as the signs of even more conflictive international relations have already appeared.
To watch Dr Bilgic talk about the matter, click here.