Why the 1 May announcement by British Govt is not an epic achievement

Health Secretary for Britain, Matt Hancock in a press conference on 01 May 2020 announced that Britain has crossed the 1,00,000 tests per day target. He went on say that this is an unprecedented achievement by UK medical services. Hancock and his team believe that testing for COVID-19 is very important to get Britain back…… Continue reading Why the 1 May announcement by British Govt is not an epic achievement

How a tiny virus brought 800 crore strong humanity to its knees

A virus is barely alive. It lives on the borderline of living and non living. Bacteria and virus have been one of the oldest organisms on Earth. Humans are the dominant species of this planet. Yet with all our power and technology, why are we not able to control such a small organism. Just how…… Continue reading How a tiny virus brought 800 crore strong humanity to its knees

Why was India forced into 21 day coronavirus lockdown

On 24 March 2020 the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a television address announced a 21 day nation wide coronavirus lockdown. The stay home enforcement began at midnight on the same day. Police were deployed on the streets and barricades placed at all district and state borders. PM later revealed that the decision was not…… Continue reading Why was India forced into 21 day coronavirus lockdown

Mother Earth heals as humans are locked in due to COVID-19

By March 11, 2020 WHO realized that they have an extremely contagious virus on their hands. Declaring the spread of coronavirus disease as a global pandemic, it advised countries of the world to take stringent lock-down measures. Factories shut down, global tourist traffic dropped to zero, offices were asked to close and work from home.…… Continue reading Mother Earth heals as humans are locked in due to COVID-19

Questions on COVID-19

What is the use of a mask for protection against coronavirus?As per WHO advisory, a mask is recommended only for health workers who are deployed in hospitals and similar facilities and directly handling COVID-19 patients. Many people and agencies are insisting on a mask for all people. But there is a reason for that which…… Continue reading Questions on COVID-19

PM Modi addresses the nation : Janata Curfew on Sunday and crucial next few weeks

On March 19, 2020 at 8 pm in a televised address to the nation, PM Narendra Modi explained some facts about coronavirus and COVID-19. He went on to ask some stringent measures from general public and explained why the next few weeks are going to be critical in India. Highlights of the speech This is…… Continue reading PM Modi addresses the nation : Janata Curfew on Sunday and crucial next few weeks