India’s challenge as the fourth lockdown winds down on May 31 will be to pursue a revival of economic activity without setting off infection spikes in red zones.
| Quantum Leap | 2-minute read
Transparency should go beyond sharing basic data on infections and mortality and should cover all aspects, such as testing, diagnostics, prevention, treatment and research.
There is an onslaught of figures related to the Covid-19 being thrown at the public with no trends being spotted or commentaries on what could happen in such situations.
The virus seems to be both a literary and scientific disaster which we need to re-read and invent in the years to come.
| RIGHT Foot Forward | 5-minute read
Unless a risk can be considered reasonable, it is akin to gambling. Without a fair prospect of survival, very few would be willing to play the game of chance with Covid-19
A study in China estimates that there are now more than 30 strains of SARS-CoV-2 spread across the globe. This pandemic is no surprise. It was coming, and so will others.
While online learning appears to be a panacea for these times, there are many pitfalls observed with it.
It should be clear that for a variety of reasons, India has been not as badly affected by Covid-19 as most other nations.
The time when counting sheep or stars helped, or a good post-dinner walk made us tired enough to nod off over a late-night conversation, ended long ago.
Health experts and academics are researching on the factors that could be driving the association between Covid-19 and ethnicity.