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Politics in the Time of Corona / Politics in the Time of Corona - EP. 3: Cairo

Amr Adly of AUC reports on the pandemic in Cairo, Egypt (Photo by Aleks)
Politics in the Time of Corona
Politics in the Time of Corona - EP. 3: Cairo
{{langos=='en'?('25/03/2020' | todate):('25/03/2020' | artodate)}} - Issue 7.1

From Cairo: March 25, 2020

Jadaliyya's Noura Erakat and Bassam Haddad discuss developments in Egypt with Amr Adly, a professor of political science at AUC.

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Cairo Statistics (As of March 29)

- Total confirmed cases: 442
- Total deaths: 21
- Total recovered: 95
- Total cases per 1 million people: 4
- Total deaths per 1 million people: 0.2
- First case recorded on February 14.
- At least 97 foreigners who visited Egypt since mid-February showed symptoms of, or tested positive for the virus.


Amr Adly
Amr Adly

Assistant Professor of Political Science at the American University in Cairo

Amr Adly is an assistant professor in the department of political science at The American University in Cairo. He worked as a  researcher at the Middle East Directions Program at the European University Institute. He worked as a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center and as a project manager at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University. Adly is author of Cleft Capitalist: The Social Origins of Failed Market Making in Egypt (Stanford University Press, 2020) and State Reform and Development in the Middle East: The Cases of Turkey and Egypt (Routledge, 2012). He has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Geoforum, Business and Politics, the Journal of Turkish Studies, and Middle Eastern Studies. Adly is also a frequent contributor to print and online news sources.

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