India Covid spike batters middle classes, rural areas:”Can’t prepare for crisis in middle of crisis”

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    “You can’t prepare for a crisis in the middle of a crisis,” says Ramanan Laxminarayan, founder and director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy.

    He tells François Picard why a second national lockdown is not a good idea for #India but that the government should be doing much more to match the efforts of the diaspora in combatting the new #Covid variants: lack of public health facilities are forcing many middle class Indians back into #poverty.

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