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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
Pandemic of the mind : The Lockdown Mental Health Issues

Pandemic of the mind : The Lockdown Mental Health Issues

Health, Society
The world is panicking about the novel coronavirus pandemic but what nobody talks about is the importance of mental health during situations like this. I am going to talk about this mental crisis because most people don't think it is important enough to address. Trust me. It is equally as important. As of now, the best solution we have is to stay indoors but most of us don’t really comprehend how hard that is if surrounded by the wrong people. Staying indoors for days and losing sanity by the end of the pandemic absolutely makes no sense. If you lose yourself mentally, then is there a purpose to fight to stay physically alive? There is this maxim that says, " People think being alone makes you lonely but I don't think that is true being surrounded by the wrong people is the lonelies
A complete NO to fake news; Corona Warriors in action

A complete NO to fake news; Corona Warriors in action

Health, Society
The Information and Public Relations Department, in association with Indian Red Cross Society and Karnataka State Labour Institute, has rolled out this activity to track down spammers.. The doctors and healthcare frontlines are always doing their job at hospitals and else where.. The Corona Warriors are youngsters who are assigned to give awareness of spamming during this epidemic. This will reduce the panic situation which has already been created by many spammers They are named as the CORONA WARRIORS.. Antony Richard ( R Square ) one of the Volunteer speaks about the challenges he faces in this role.. He says first and foremost the support of the public is needed by making them self aware that forwarding spam on social media is only creating more confusions to each and every...
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