Up close and personal with Covid 19: An interview with Dr Usha Sriram.
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, starting in China in late 2019, has spread to every corner of the world, and thrown up several important ethical challenges. The rising numbers of infected persons and of death rates are keeping the health systems of most countries on their toes. However, the heightened focus on infection prevention and control have left several aspects of peoples’ social life unaddressed. The stringent lockdowns in many countries including India, the mandatory public health measures, such as quarantine, isolation and contact tracing, have left a deep impact on the lives of the people.
Authors: Vijayaprasad Gopichandran