The coming months are decisive and India’s preparation appears underwhelming. Highlights — Reuters survey suggest that third wave might hit India again around October. Children under 18 years of age predicted to be at highest risk. Vaccination drive is the…
India could have stockpiled the Covid-19 vaccines in adequate quantity to effectively arrest the second wave, but grew complacent and inattentive, failing to proactively vaccinate its population at the earliest. Indian Government’s lack of focus and foresight plunged the world into a deeper crisis created by an avoidable vaccine shortage.
No amount of vindication can make up for the deep sadness that accompanies losses of this magnitude. How did India’s Covid crisis come to this?
Though the cases of Black Fugus have started to spike in the country, the infection is non-contagious and only the population with comorbidity who are also infected with COVID-19 are at risk.
Russia is the first nation to open up the doors for tourists to visit their country, holiday and get the Sputnik V jabs.
At more than 7,000 tonnes a day, the country is producing enough oxygen to meet the treatment needs of severely ill Indians. Yet Covid-19 has broken across class barriers – forcing Indians to beg, borrow or steal a few oxygen cylinders to save a loved one gasping for breath, dying an unfair death.
How is India handling this second wave of COVID-19 in comparison to other countries? What is the global media’s opinion about Narendra Modi’s image-conscious government?