In a conversation I moderated, Dr. Gautam Menon, Professor of Physics and Biology at Ashoka University and Dr. Giridhara Babu, epidemiologist at the Public Health Foundation of India, Bengaluru and a member of the Karnataka COVID-19 Technical Advisory Committee discuss some possible options available to contain the second wave. Edited excerpts: After daily new COVID-19 … Continue reading How can India contain the second wave?
Shutdown alone is not enough to break the chain: Giridhara Babu
In an unprecedented measure, India on March 25 began a country-wide shutdown for 21 days to cut the transmission chain of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Can mitigation measures without tracking and testing every probable case help break the spread? At a press briefing on March 25, The WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: “Shutting down … Continue reading Shutdown alone is not enough to break the chain: Giridhara Babu