Covid haze in an Indian maze

We’re all in this together” is a common sentiment do­ing the rounds globally amid the battle against Covid-19. Countries are all facing similar challenges like a sudden stop to economic activity, small businesses hit particularly hard and a collapse in financial markets. The faint silver lining for India is that it is running a few weeks behind several other countries in terms of the spread of the virus, and can learn much from their experience. The relatively early lockdown was an example of this. But it is important to acknowledge some differences. India’s unique .....

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