India’s COVID-19 Crisis
Variants, Vaccines and Surges

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India’s COVID-19 Crisis: Variants, Vaccines and Surges

Live Q&A with K. “Vish” Viswanath, Director, Harvard Chan India Research Center, and Louise Ivers, Executive Director, MGH Center for Global Health

Presented jointly with Reuters

Thursday, May 13, 2021

India is experiencing a catastrophic surge of coronavirus cases — more than 22.66 million confirmed cases with more than 240,000 deaths. What can be done to help the situation in India, as well as in other countries, especially those with limited resources and low vaccination rates? In this live Q&A, K. “Vish” Viswanath, Director of the Harvard Chan India Research Center, and Louise Ivers, Executive Director of the MGH Center for Global Health, talked with Reuters’ Kate Kelland about the devastating situation in India and the lessons offered for the rest of the world. 

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