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Episode 890 May 29, 2020

Desert locusts attack, deaths on Shramik special trains, why India stands by HCQ use

In this episode, first Parthasarthi Biswas talks about how the current attack of locusts in India originated, why we need to worry and what can be done about it. Next, Avishek Dastidar talks about the problems that passengers in the Shramik specials have been facing, the reasons Railways says the trains have been delayed and rerouted, and how atleast 9 have died in the trains so far (12:28). And finally, Abantika Ghosh gives us the latest updates on Hydroxychloroquine, including the Lancet study and WHO’s solidarity trail decision, and explains why India is standing for its use (20:48).


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Desert locusts attack, deaths on Shramik special trains, why India stands by HCQ useIn this episode, first Parthasarthi Biswas talks about how the current attack of locusts in India originated, why we need to worry and what can be done about it. Next, Avishek Dastidar talks about the problems that passengers in the Shramik specials have been facing, the reasons Railways says the trains have been delayed and rerouted, and how atleast 9 have died in the trains so far (12:28). And finally, Abantika Ghosh gives us the latest updates on Hydroxychloroquine, including the Lancet study and WHO’s solidarity trail decision, and explains why India is standing for its use (20:48). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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