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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Shashank R Joshi

The writer is the dean of Indian College of Physicians and a well-known endocrinologist, Mumbai. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014.

In this hour of Covid crisis, let science talk
Sun, May 02, 2021

We are resilient and strong, and will overcome this wave with grit and focus. Covid-appropriate behaviour, restrictions, and vaccination in Covid-dense geographies is the way forward.

How to defeat the virus and build a COVID-free India
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

We need to be strong and resilient. Fatigue can't be an excuse.

Remaining within ‘lakshman rekha’ is key as we embrace the festive season amid pandemic
Wed, Oct 21, 2020

The only way to conquer COVID-19 is to motivate every citizen to become an ambassador of the war against COVID.

What makes COVID-19 deadly are co-morbidities, lack of hygiene and distancing
Wed, Apr 22, 2020

We need a positive attitude to avoid corona anxiety, predominantly generated by electronic gadgets. We must have at least two hours a day free of screens. For better health, there’s always a smile, music and meditation.

Smart-locking India: India has political will, resources to shut down country intelligently to counter coronavirus spread
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Currently, the cases and clusters in India are simple spreaders which means an infected person with normal infectivity. But COVID 19 can also have a “super spreader”, which means an infected person with high infectivity who can infect hundreds in no time.