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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Mental Health, Economic impact of coronavirus, Lockdown in india, Covid19

When lockdowns become counter-productive

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.

VARIETY

 |  Quantum Leap  |  2-minute read
ICMR, Transparency, World health organization, Covid19

Why it is important for government to be transparent during a pandemic

Transparency should go beyond sharing basic data on infections and mortality and should cover all aspects, such as testing, diagnostics, prevention, treatment and research.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Dharavi, Ayurveda and homeopathy, Bcg vaccination, Data analysis

Making sense of Covid-19 numbers in India

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.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Literature, Science, Migrant labourers, Coronavirus pandemic

How the Covid story must be retold

The virus seems to be both a literary and scientific disaster which we need to re-read and invent in the years to come.

VARIETY

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  5-minute read
Coronavirus vaccine, Coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus treatment, Covid19

Living with Corona cannot be a game of chance like Russian Roulette

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

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Pollution, Disease control, Climate change, Covid19

Climate change and coronavirus: Is the Covid-19 pandemic really a surprise?

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.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Mhrd, E-learning, Higher education in india, School education

How India can transform education in the post-coronavirus world

While online learning appears to be a panacea for these times, there are many pitfalls observed with it.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Tuberculosis, Bcg vaccination, Coronavirus in india, Covid19

Let’s clear the air on Covid-19

It should be clear that for a variety of reasons, India has been not as badly affected by Covid-19 as most other nations.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Mental Health, Health, Sleep disorder, Coronavirus pandemic

Anxiety, fear, screens: How to sleep well in times of Corona

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.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Muslims in India, African american, Minorities, Covid19

Is the coronavirus hitting hard at minorities?

Health experts and academics are researching on the factors that could be driving the association between Covid-19 and ethnicity.