Articles by Coronavirus

Did The Lockdown Work? What Did It Do? What Would Have Happened Without It?

Questions on governance remain even as scientists estimate that the lockdown averted as many as 32,000 fatalities till May 15

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The New Hotspots

The latest mapping of India’s 38 most affected zones presents one side of the picture: the top rankers where cases are exploding now. It does not include states like Kerala and Manipur that have seen a surge post-opening up. Nor does it denote what may become the future hotspots, with transmission in dense urban/periurban zones in, say, Bihar and Bengal.

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Covid Sit-Rep: The Worst Is Yet to Come, But What Will 'The Worst' Look Like?

Big cities like Delhi are beginning to choke, with their available ICU bed-to-patient ratio looking alarming

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Our Live-in Virus: What Does the Real Covid Map Look Like?

Corona has settled over this landmass like a moving cryptic crossword. Can we really read its clues?

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The Mysterious World Of Viruses And Why You Can't Escape Them

A glimpse into virosphere -- that mysterious cusp between life and non-life -- will tell us they are part of us, within us, and wrote us into being

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The Amazing Benefits Of Herbs, Tea And Nuts

On World Environment Day, let’s look at some natural ways to de-stress and detox, without harming our planet

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Countries Failing To Stop Harmful Marketing Of Breast-Milk Substitutes, Warn WHO And UNICEF

Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic

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