Tag Archives: India coronavirus cases

Scientists say Modi govt ignored warnings amid coronavirus surge: Report

By | May 2, 2021

A forum of scientific advisers set up by the government warned Indian officials in early March of a new and more contagious variant of the coronavirus taking hold in the country, five scientists who are part of the forum told Reuters. Despite the warning, four of the scientists said the federal government did not… Read More »

Lab to clinic: The genesis of coronavirus vaccine conversation in India

By | November 28, 2020

At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting three vaccine manufacturing facilities raising the pitch on the subject, a podcast by Nivedita Mookerji tells us how a presentation by a former Trai chief to the PMO, led to a conversation about the coronavirus vaccine in the corridors of power. Tune in for more … Read More »