The Wages of Neglect

A derelict public-health system has exposed its frontline staff to untold risk Medical professionals are the first and last line of defence against any viral outbreak, and the global battle against the Coronavirus has proved no exception. Doctors, nurses, health workers, laboratory technicians, paramedics and others in the profession, are risking their lives to protect […]

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Using fake IDs to beat the lockdown

In Kolkata, people attach fake stickers to windshields, raising the danger of community transmission By Chirag Datta Kolkata: India is in the midst of a public-health crisis and the most comprehensive lockdown ever, yet people are using fake identifications to freely move around Kolkata. In so doing, they not only endanger public health but waste […]

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