Managing the 2nd pandemic wave

Everybody “knows” what has gone wrong with the second wave of the pandemic in India.   The government ignored the experience of the second wave elsewhere and did not prepare adequately. It should have ramped up vaccine supply and expedited the vaccination drive. It should not have eased restrictions on movements so quickly. Both the Indian media and international media have done a good job of trashing the Indian government on these counts. When you examine each one of these propositions closely, you begin to wonder. The second wave in other parts of the .....

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