The Indian Council of Medical Research’s letter announcing a crashed deadline for the Covid-19 vaccine has the medical community up in arms.
Former Cabinet secretary K M Chandrasekhar retells a cautionary story of the deadly fallout of a similar warp speed effort in the US to develop the Swine Flu vaccine. Read it here
India is nearing global leadership in terms of the number of Covid-19 cases pointing to a systemic shortfall in healthcare and testing. But the rapid expansion of facilities and medical equipment manufacture offers the country an opportunity to build on and augment its fight against the pandemic, says the first edit. Read it here
Pradipta Bagchi examines the impact of the pandemic on sports. Read it here
The second edit argues that by making personal attacks on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi is harming the interests of the Congress party and inadvertently turning it into the prime minister’s biggest political asset. Read here