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The gravity of the situation was made known to me through my mentor, who called me up and told me that there were some doctors nearby who needed food. These doctors, who had worked tirelessly in hospitals overflowing with coronavirus victims were unable to avail dinner by the time they got to their residential complex. …

SARS-CoV-2 i.e. novel coronavirus continues to take thousands of lives across the globe. It is compelling authorities to impose lockdowns and take stringent steps to prevent healthcare systems from collapsing. The Government of India has colour-coded districts and zones depending on the number of COVID-19 patients in the area. The decision of the government to …

As the entire human race fights the baleful boutade of COVID-19 with countries sealing borders, cancelling international travel and imposing nationwide lockdowns; the other equally bad side of the pandemic stays more or less hidden under the carpet. With the world economies crumbling down, healthcare systems collapsing and people losing their jobs and money, daily …

The fear of the pandemic in the general public is increasing at a faster rate than the actual rise in people infected by the coronavirus. In fact, fear is taking the face of mass hysteria in many cases. Let’s have a peek into the lives of people who have actually been through the infection and …

While we are safe at home, some people are toiling day in and day out to fight the pandemic and the other set of challenges it brings along. As the infection spreads to the majority of the states, increased shortage of food and essentials in the daily wage community is inevitable. A lot of things …

When our country started getting affected by the pandemic, I realized that we needed to do something about it. My parents were reluctant to let me go and do my duty because they were scared for my safety. They asked, “Why you?” to which I replied, “If not me, who else?” I was born in …