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Strict lockdown, faster vaccination drive can contain Covid-19 second wave

India administered 17 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses, but the number of fully vaccinated people is just 3.5 crore, or around 2.5% of the country’s population. Read more »
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10 survival tips to weather the second wave of Covid-19

India is under the spell of a devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Here are 10 survival tips for you. Read more »
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Covid-19: Kerala will need to take tough decisions

Covid-19 testing rates in India are quite low, test positivity rate is more than double the prescribed 5%, warranting some tough measures. Read more »
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Covid-19 endgame: Vaccines take on coronavirus variants

India's Covid-19 vaccination drive needs to cover a third of the country's population to have some control over the second wave of the pandemic. Read more »
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Blow to naysayers: Covid-19 vaccines just got a CDC booster shot

Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines score well in real-world trials; high hopes ride on India’s Covishield and Covaxin. Read more »
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Step up Covid-19 vaccination drive to stop the second wave

The second wave may peak in mid-April if Covid-19 vaccine is not administered to most of the active population between 18 and 45 years of age as soon as possible. Read more »
India needs a robust public health system

Back to basics: Kerala’s Covid-19 curve springs another surprise

The latest Covid-19 figures show that there was nothing wrong with the Kerala model -- the hospitals were never crowded, the cases were getting proper treatment, mortality rate was quite low. Read more »
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Truth serum: Govt must speed up Covid-19 vaccination drive

India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive is not going great guns as we are made to think, and there are reasons why the political leadership should worry. Read more »
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Covid-19: Busting the myth of herd immunity

Is India in the brink of achieving herd immunity against Covid-19? Here we have a seasoned epidemiologist busting the myth that has sparked high levels of vaccine hesitancy. Read more »
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Covid-19 vaccine: Fast action, caution can save lives

A successful plan to counter Covid-19 is just adopting the level of caution of the initial months. Read more »