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Kanika Datta New Delhi
India had one of the world’s most draconian lockdowns yet it is clear that it did nothing to stem the velocity and intensity with which the infection has spread. With the economy shrinking at an unprecedented rate as a result, it is clear that the government needs to tackle the Covid-19 crisis before things can get back on track. The principal problem, Naushad Forbes points out, is the lack of communication over basic safety measures that are required to ensure that economic activity swings back to normal with minimal risk. He offers a five suggestions to improve our handling of the crisis 

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First Published: Sep 25 2020 | 6:20 AM IST

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