The Point: What’s being done in India in its fight against COVID-19?

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#COVID19 cases in #India topped 548,000 even after the nationwide lockdown announced in March. What accounts for the spread? What’s being done?

Guests:
Srikanth Kondapalli
Professor of Chinese studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University

Prof. He Wenping
Senior Research Fellow, Chinese Academy Of Social Sciences

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In This Story: Covid-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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