Tuesday, March 31, 2020

COVID19 and India: Till 29th March 2020

A nationwide blanket lockdown has been implemented in India on 25th March in response to fight against coronavirus outbreak. It is expected that it would bring the growth in the numbers of cases down and improve all the other indicators. This article aims at analysing the COVID19 data (national as well as state level) on the coronavirus to understand what turns the coronavirus outbreak is taking and whether there is improvement. This article analyses the national data till 29th March 2020. In this analysis 21st March has been taken as point of reference for the purpose of analyses and comparisons.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

COVID19 and India: Till 21st March 2020

What started in Wuhan, China allegedly in the mid of October 2019 and officially in the last week of December 2019 is turning out to be a global pandemic infecting almost half of the world. Because of the faster transmission of the Coronavirus, there is fear frenzy behaviour across the globe and India is not an exception to it (Upadhyay, 2020). There are a lot of reports in the media which suggest that coronavirus is going to be a very tough healthcare challenge for India considering its very limited healthcare infrastructure.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Coronavirus, Economy and A Fear Frenzy Behaviour


The outbreak of coronavirus has made the whole world afraid of the contagious effect of this virus. In a short span of time, this virus has travelled to almost half of the world. Coronavirus neither has the highest mortality rate nor the highest reproduction rate (R0); still the world has pushed the panic button. This article discusses whether the world needs to have knee jerk reactions like this to the coronavirus pandemic or not?