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Episode 878 May 21, 2020

How long before a COVID-19 vaccine, Railways to start more trains, pandemic clears jails

In this episode, first Abantika Ghosh talks about when can a vaccine against COVID-19 realistically be made and the risks we run by rushing to make one. Next, Avishek Dastidar explains how the Indian Railways will be running more trains, the reasons why it no longer requires the permission of states and why it has not been publicising the timings of the ‘Shramik specials’ (11:36). And in the end, Sushant Kulkarni tells us why Maharashtra is releasing half its state prisoners due to the coronavirus outbreak (19:34).


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How long before a COVID-19 vaccine, Railways to start more trains, pandemic clears jailsIn this episode, first Abantika Ghosh talks about when can a vaccine against COVID-19 realistically be made and the risks we run by rushing to make one. Next, Avishek Dastidar explains how the Indian Railways will be running more trains, the reasons why it no longer requires the permission of states and why it has not been publicising the timings of the 'Shramik specials' (11:36). And in the end, Sushant Kulkarni tells us why Maharashtra is releasing half its state prisoners due to the coronavirus outbreak (19:34). 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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