Coronavirus | India is still at risk, says WHO expert

Credit: Hindu- Published on June 6, 2020
WHO Health Emergencies Programme executive director Michael Ryan said that there were specific issues in India regarding large amount of migration, dense populations in the urban environment and the fact that many workers had no choice but to go to work every day.
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Published on June 9, 2020 -  20:35
How the coronavirus is impacting India -- and what needs to happen next | Gayathri Vasudevan
The coronavirus pandemic put India's population of 1.3 billion into an extreme and sudden lockdown. Social entrepreneur Gayathri Vasudevan explains how the situation is impacting the country's migrant workers, who are stuck far from home with limited access to food and shelter, and calls for an overhaul of India's social infrastructure in order to get people the essentials they need right now. (This virtual conversation is part of the TED Connects series, hosted by current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers. Recorded April 9, 2020)

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