Pandemics, past and present

"It was the worst of times. The Covid pandemic started in December 2019. In India, by early 2020, hospitals and Intensive Care Units (ICUs) were packed with patients, everyone on ventilators. There was death all over the place. Fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, were deprived of both parents — all totally bereft of help. It was a ghastly situation. Havoc was created as people lost their jobs and daily workers were compelled to return to their villages, walking for thousands of kilometers, children on shoulders, often spreading the virus as they went along,” said Dr Farokh Udwadia at The K.......

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