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Badly unprepared for the havoc that could be wreaked by a major surge in Covid-19 cases, India has taken this deadly pandemic as an opportunity to begin mending its inadequate medical infrastructure and to build new capacity.
Despite strict quarantine measures due to the coronavirus pandemic, India and Pakistan are planning to partially open up some parts of their economies to cushion the financial impact of shutdowns across the region.
One in three people who have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in India have contracted it at a common source: a gathering of a massive and mysterious Islamic organisation named Tablighi Jamaat (TJ).
A series of coronavirus deaths in India’s biggest slum has panicked authorities and raised a difficult question: how can the government stop a virulent illness in the most vulnerable of neighborhoods?
It was long, irritating, and refused to go away. A 30-second public service announcement started appearing on each of India’s 1.28 billion mobile phones in early March, warning about the coronavirus threat and how to prevent it.
With India’s 1.3 billion people now on Covid-19 lockdown, the country faces another urgent crisis; the sudden exodus of inter-state migrants, now out of work, desperately fleeing the capital to reach their countryside villages.
With its 21-day lockdown, India joined a long list of nations taking extraordinary steps to battle Covid-19 — and its results will determine the future of this worldwide pandemic. Can India help the world avert major catastrophe?
India’s citizens appear to be standing behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to “isolate” themselves to stop the spread of the coronavirus, but there is fear that not enough was done to protect its population of 1.3 billion.
This week New Delhi has proposed a joint Covid-19 emergency fund to revive the neglected South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), amid concerns about the pandemic as well as fears of China’s growing influence.