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A post-quarantine baby boom: Why reproductive health will be a concern

Public health researchers fear that the real impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown on India's demographics will become apparent only after nine months

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women reproductive issues | Coronavirus | Lockdown

Geetanjali Krishna  |  New Delhi 

doctors, health care, hospitals
A family health facility run by FRHS India in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. Photo Courtesy: FRHS

A wag once said that it’s no coincidence that Children’s Day comes exactly nine months after Valentine’s Day. Today, in the same vein, public health researchers fear that the real impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and on India’s demographics will become apparent only after nine months.

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First Published: Sat, May 23 2020. 21:49 IST