How India saved lakhs of lives & will save millions more from the Covid pandemic

Looking back, Prime Minister Modi's junta curfew and his announcement of the world's strictest lockdown at an early stage when India had just 500 cases proved to be extremely critical. It first helped in reducing the initial spread. This gave ample time to ramp up testing infrastructure, manufacturing of PPE kits, masks, ventilators and other health equipment. But most importantly, it helped in driving the message to the Indians the importance of social distancing, hygiene and the real threat of the virus. And there was no better man to drive this message than Prime Minister himself.

COVID 19 Vaccination: Hope or Hype?

2020 will be remembered not only for a virus that changed our lives, some of our perspectives, our working conditions, health care but also for the fear, the panic, the doubts, the questions and as the year ends, maybe some hope… The ‘hope’ seems to be in a vaccine and there seems to be an unquestionable faith in it. The world seems to be happy with an ‘untested’ vaccine as long getting vaccinated will ensure that they can travel, party and do all the things they could before 2020.