How India's experience in defeating two silent killers before may come in handy in fight against coronavirus
Speaking in Geneva, the WHO executive director said that India led the world in the eradication of two silent killers - Small Pox and Polio and the future course of the Covid-19 pandemic hugely depends on what happens in densely populated countries like India.
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Vardhan said that most of what is taken to be modern medicine had come back to India through the "American route" after being first translated into Arabic and Persia.
Don’t be scared... Covid-19 is not that virulent in India: Health minister Harsh Vardhan
When asked about the increasing numbers in India, he said “as we open up economic activity, we expect more cases to come up. But the person who gets infected need not get scared. You have already seen the virulence of the disease — we have had over 3,500 deaths in a country of 135 crore people.
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He said the doubling rate of cases in the country has been showing regular improvement and stands at over 12 days now as against three days before March 25, when the nationwide lockdown began.
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