A twice-a-week podcast around the covid-19 epidemic in India
Episode 100 - Those We Lost
In this episode, I speak to Shreya Raman, a young woman who lost her father to covid.
Episode 99: When Covid Comes Home
On this episode, Uma Mahadevan Nair, a civil servant in the state of Karnataka joins me to talk about her covid diagnosis and hospitalisation.
Episode 98 - Pandemic Research, Made in India
The first piece of solid research from India into how the SARS-CoV2 virus spread is also one of the largest in the world, looking at over half a million people. In this episode, I speak to Prof Ramanan Laxminarayan who led the research, and IAS officer B Chandra Mohan who is part of implementing data insights into policy.
Episode 97 - The Long Awaited National Sero-survey
The ICMR conducted a national sero-survey in April-May and only released the full findings in September. The paper's lead author Dr Manoj Murhekar, director of the National Institute of Epidemiology, joins me to talk about the survey's findings.
Episode 96: The View from Wardha, Now
In June, I first spoke to Dr SP Kalantri, medical superintendent of a teaching hospital in rural Maharashtra, and he was waiting and watching for a pandemic that was racing through the cities. What's the view from Wardha like now that the virus has arrived? We check back in with Dr Kalantri.
Episode 95: Where Does The Buck Stop On Testing?
States are using more antigen tests than ever, without being able to pull off the follow-up these tests need. So should the centre just throw up its hands?
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This podcast series is a Must Listen for me. The podcast way of updating our views on the many questions which can be asked and needs to be asked is exemplary.
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Excellent byte sized perspectives on the ongoing crisis!