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Why the US Will Not Achieve Herd Immunity

Why the US Will Not Achieve Herd Immunity

The problem with the COVID-19 pandemic is that we don’t know if we’re coming or going. It’s as if we’re swimming far from shore, overwhelmed by one wave after another, and we’re unsure if we’re heading toward land or away from it. China was the early face of COVID-19, but it...

Is India’s Vaccine Diplomacy a Good Idea?

Is India’s Vaccine Diplomacy a Good Idea?

In terms of numbers, India ranks the third worst after the US and Brazil when it comes to COVID-19 infections. At the time of publishing, the country has recorded over 12.3 million confirmed cases and more than 163,000 deaths. The BBC reports that India is facing a “severe, intensive” second...

The Lockdown in India Reveals the Nation Has Lost Its Soul

The Lockdown in India Reveals the Nation Has Lost Its Soul

This is not yet another article on the sorry exodus of millions of Indians from cities that played out on primetime TV when the coronavirus pandemic led to a lockdown. It is not a piece about the government, or about politics or economics. It is neither critical nor sacerdotal. It is not about...

India’s Tactical Victory on HCQ Misses the Bigger Picture

India’s Tactical Victory on HCQ Misses the Bigger Picture

Amid the debate surrounding COVID-19, the rhetoric around hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in the United States and India is the best example of the populism of our times. Earlier on in the pandemic, anecdotal evidence from France led US President Donald Trump to proclaim that all the patients should try...

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