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Don’t Let Their Deaths Go in Vain

Every death is a tragedy. But lessons learnt from each death can help protect others. More than one thousand doctors have died in India due of Covid, according to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) – over 244 in the...

Monitor Those Vaccine Side Effects

Our system of tracking long term side effects and breakthrough infections leaves a lot to be desired The government has finally got around to admitting that some “potential thromboembolic events” – or formation of blood...

The Real Cost of Vaccinating Everyone

The union government’s role and the prices announced by the vaccine makers raises far too many disquieting questions. What is the total cost to the government of vaccinating everyone in India? The calculation is...

The Mystery of Covishield Pricing

The announcement of Serum Institute’s prices for state governments and private hospitals raise quite a few questions Serum Institute of India’s (SII) announcement of the Covishield prices it will charge the union...

Not Just Vaccination

While fixing vaccine supplies, the government also needs to take care of these three things it has ignored so far The government and the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) finally seem to have woken up to the...

Covid: Tackling the New Wave

The vaccination programme needs to be speeded up. Here are some suggestions As a fresh wave of COVID cases engulfs the nation, the government needs to urgently rethink its options and move faster than it has so far...

The Prosaicview Podcast on SEIS

Prosenjit Datta, Editor of Prosaicview discuss the uncertainties caused by the delay in renewing the Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) and the impact on Indian exports because of that with Mahesh Jaising, Partner...