M-shaped Covid cases and a W-shaped economy?

By Nithin Sasikumar in BFO #260, 09 Apr, 21

Everyone was puzzled when India’s Covid-19 cases dropped like a rock last year. The hope was that the worst was behind us. Scientists said it was a mystery and wanted to understand what Indians were doing right, and if it could be mimicked in other countries.  

Well, that didn’t last long. Covid cases have crossed the peak of 2020, and daily cases have jumped 6x from just a month ago to over 100,000 a day.