John Hopkins expert Dr Amita Gupta on India’s covid-19 challenge & future preparedness options

Post Date: 
2021-05-12
Source: 
Financial Express

The rising covid-19 caseload has been a worry and though mathematical modelling experts have said India will see a peak this month, each state within the country will see its own peak. In times such as these, even as patients and their relatives get busy scurrying for beds, oxygen and some critical medicines, Financial Express Online reached out to Dr Amita Gupta, professor of Infectious Diseases at the John Hopkins School of Medicine and the co-director of the recently launched John Hopkins India Institute. She speaks on the lessons one could learn from the different waves of the Covid-19 infection – US for instance, has seen the three waves already and how what has worked there could be looked at by India.

View video interview here.