The first-ever book detailing almost about every aspect of socio-economic impacts of the 21st century’s second pandemic through an engrossing reportage has been released in print and digital formats on the Amazon. Titled Behind the Mask, the book through 16 exhaustive chapters detail the origin and spread of the coronavirus and how it has made the world sick, panicky and topsy-turvy.
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The all-encompassing book answers all the pertinent questions nagging the perturbed minds, through well-researched and facts-laden contents. How a virus one billionth of a metre size could trigger the 21st century’s second pandemic and why the 15th largest pandemic since the 14th century is massively disruptive on all-fronts. Can the world handle a ‘biblical proportions’ famine and will the world recoup from the US$9 trillion economic impacts.
This is the eighth book by Mohammed Abdul Mannan who worked in his native Hyderabad as a reporter for Deccan Chronicle, Indian Express and India Today, along with dabbling with the production of path-breaking news-based programmes for Doordarshan and Zee TV, He also worked as the launch News Editor of Qatar’s second English broadsheet daily, The Peninsula, and later joined Khaleej Times in Dubai. He took a plunge into PR and Corporate Communications with Dubai and Abu Dhabi tourism regulatory bodies. Winner of the first Qatar Tourism Award, his best-seller book had been Dubai – A City Making History. He is the Founder-Editor of Via Dubai, the bilingual magazine of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA).