Covid and 2020 may as well be synonyms.

When it came to dealing with the virus, it seemed like the more things changed, the more they remained the same. 

In India, over 10 million have already been infected, and over 1% of them have died. Globally, over 1.5 million people have succumbed to the virus. As you read this, many more would have been irreversibly hit by the pandemic. 

As a doctor in the ICU of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) put it: We need to brace ourselves for the long haul.

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Maitri Porecha

Maitri writes about everything health for The Ken. For close to 10 years now, she has navigated hospital corridors in her search for a good story. In a past life, when she was not a journalist, she used to teach French at her neighbourhood school. Also an avid fan of forensics, she is always up for decoding mysteries in her free time.

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