Ahead of India’s second wave, did warnings go unheeded?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkaystha talks about the recent New York Times report which examines the Indian scientific establishment’s approach ahead of the second wave of the COVID-19. The report suggests that health preparations suffered due to politics

September 21, 2021 by Newsclick

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkaystha talks about the recent New York Times report which says that top scientists downplayed the possibility of a new COVID-19 outbreak last year, and warnings to this effect were ignored. He explains the modelling that took place ahead of the second wave and the flaws of that model. He also talks about what lies ahead.

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