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As India fights coronavirus, it must ensure equitable access to tests

A government's response to the pandemic should be based on public health science, which thrives on scrutiny and debate, writes Dr Chandrakant Lahariya.

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Coronavirus Tests

Dr Chandrakant Lahariya | The Wire 

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A health worker wearing PPE kit checks an old woman at Commonwealth games village COVID care center, in New Delhi on Saturday.

India reported its first case of COVID-19 on January 30. Six months later, more cases are being reported than ever on nearly every day, and India’s case-load curve has stayed stubbornly on the rise.

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First Published: Tue, August 04 2020. 09:32 IST