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Best of BS Opinion: Covid mismanagement, shortage of vaccines, and more

Here are the best of Business Standard's opinion pieces for Tuesday

BS Opinion | Coronavirus | Coronavirus Vaccine

Rajesh Kumar  |  New Delhi 

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In the midst of a pandemic, it is vital that the government listen very carefully to the best scientific advice.

It is clear that the Union government has failed to do so in recent months, and it should correct this mistake going forward. Policy decisions should be informed by sound science and expert groups, notes our lead editorial

Poor planning by the Union government has ensured that India is not just short of vaccine doses but also that the shortage will remain for quite some time, writes Prosenjit Datta

Ajit Balakrishnan talks about why innovation revolutions happen outside India

Quote for the day

The protection of the lives of citizens is paramount in times of a national crisis and the responsibility falls on both the Central Government and the Delhi government to cooperate with each other to ensure that all possible measures are taken to resolve the situation.

The Supreme Court of India

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First Published: Tue, May 04 2021. 06:30 IST