Articles by Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

A Game of Microbial Chess

The enemy always strikes when the castle lowers its guard. And the coronavirus is already mutating into forms that may elude the shield offered by current vaccines.

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Your Buttered Popcorn And Big Screens

OTT platforms served us well these past months of stasis. The real thing—movies in theatres—will be back this year. Here are Bollywood releases we look forward to in 2021.

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New, Contracted Reality From A Flatcar

Economic recovery was to embody a sharp, upward curve. Instead, national unemployment touched a ghastly 9 per cent in December. Urban, salaried employees are the worst affected.

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Tried And Tested

India is a favoured destination for human clinical trials. Unfortunately, poor and illiterate people are exploited as norms are flouted with impunity.

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Voluntary Service

Meet the vaccine volunteers—regular people with extraordinary resolve, helping humanity find a cure for a pandemic that wrecked the planet

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They Took The Shot For You

It takes courage and conviction to be a human test case for an unknown virus and an unproven cure

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Chalks On Boards

Starting with exam-going students of standards 10 and 12, states are mulling a gradual reopening of schools

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Watch: How The Pandemic Has Impacted Nutrition In India

Eminent experts discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a spike in malnutrition in India

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Silent Alarm

Less knocks on NHRC’s door while violations keep rising are a wake-up call. It must get back to keeping the State alert.

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