Health 'warriors' key to India's attempts to slow Covid-19 spread

  • India
  • Saturday, 25 Apr 2020

Health workers wearing protective gear walking on a railway track as they arrive in a slum area for a door-to-door verification of people to find out if they have developed any of the coronavirus disease symptoms, in Kolkata, India, on Saturday (April 25). - Reuters

NEW DELHI: Lacking adequate numbers of testing kits, India is banking on its mammoth health network to avoid a staggering rise in Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases. Unless India gets the outbreak under control, the virus may spread exponentially, threatening the world. That means that how India deals with the crisis is crucial towards ending the pandemic.

India faces shortages of testing kits - just like so many other countries - in the battle with the new coronavirus. That's why it has called on its key asset - people power - to help turn the tide.

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