Published: 2021-03-26

India seems to outperform in handling COVID-19 pandemic

Anita Garg Mangla, Shreya Kandpal, Parthvi Mahendru, Neeru Dhamija


The coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, China and soon within months it engulfed more than 188 countries. As of 25 January 2020, more than 100 million cases have been reported globally. Worst affected countries globally include USA, India, Brazil, Russian, UK, France, Turkey, Italy, Spain and Germany. By far India has taken robust immediate measures to contain the spread of virus by implementing stringent nationwide lockdowns at an early stage. This review focuses on how India, in several ways, is placed better in handling COVID-19 than the developed countries.



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