Corona virus: What India can learn from the deadly flu of 1918

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All interest in life has ceased, said Mahatma Gandhi, who fought a heinous flu in 1918, a confidant at a retreat in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

The highly contagious Spanish flu hit the ashram in Gujarat, where the 48-year-old Gandhi lived, four years after his return from South Africa. He rested and followed a fluid diet during “this long and first long illness” of his…

Kerala and the corona crisis

CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s strategic thinking is better and faster than any CEO’s.

For the last nine days, the verified personal Twitter account of Pinarayi Vijayan, the chief minister of Kerala, has kept a singular focus on the #Covid-19 pandemic, and its devilish surge. His tweets contain advocacy, assurance, appeals, actions, decisions and updates. His other official account, CMO…

J&K declares epidemic

The Tribune
The J&K government today extended the J&K Epidemic Disease (Covid-19) Regulations, 2020, to both Kashmir and Jammu divisions to step up efforts to tackle coronavirus.

The regulations were extended to the entire J&K under the orders of Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu which define powers, duties and responsibilities to the surveillance personnel, duties and responsibilities of…