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Save the Covid Orphans !!

Save the Covid Orphans !!

Society
The second alarming wave wreaks havoc in India leaving multitudes of infants and children in India orphaned, some have lost their parents even at birth. COVID-19 is brutally cruel to infants and children who are in turmoil after losing their parents and carers. A significant number of the COVID Orphans have lost both their parents/carers and have no one to look after them. Surviving parent has become incapable to take care of their own infants and children either due to their hospitalization and/or financial and/or psychological constraints. “Reluctant relatives reveal a fickle and/or a fragile mental state!” Overflowing calls for adoption of these abandoned COVID orphans are being flooded on social media. However such routes can squarely be detrimental or even dangerous to the welfare of
Learning from each other in times of the Corona Virus

Learning from each other in times of the Corona Virus

Health
The BBC recently reported on the vigor with which India is rolling out its vaccines, whilst reminding us of India’s high rate of infections. “India has confirmed more than 11 million cases and over 157,000 deaths. The country has recorded the second-highest number of Covid-19 infections in the world after the United States” we are informed. However this is a partial picture. For while India has had many infections, the rate of infection compares favorably with large swathes of the rest of the world. Perhaps even more importantly, as this map shows India has consistently maintained some of the lowest rates of death found anywhere until very recently. Most surprisingly India’s highest spike in death rates last September came plummeting down in October last year at precisely the time w
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