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India coronavirus dispatch: 'Lives vs lives', not 'lives vs livelihoods'

From making labour systems work, to post-Covid-19 economic models, and why cities have become epicentres of coronavirus outbreaks - read these and more in today's India digest

A woman gives samples to a medic for Covid-19 tests, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Ranchi. Photo: PTI
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A woman gives samples to a medic for Covid-19 tests, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Ranchi. Photo: PTI

Sarah Farooqui New Delhi
Here is a selection of important articles on Covid-19 from across Indian publications. From making labour systems work, to post-Covid-19 economic models, and why cities have become epicentres of coronavirus outbreaks – read these and more in today’s India digest.

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Covid-19 lockdown debate is ‘lives vs lives’, not ‘lives vs livelihoods’: The debate on easing or extending lockdown restrictions in the wake of Covid-19 is a matter of ‘lives versus lives’, and not of ‘lives versus livelihoods’ as currently being framed. Read this interview with Jay Bhattacharya, professor of medicine at Stanford University to understand

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 6:59 AM IST

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