Opinion | A scientific temper is our best hope against a health disaster4 min read 18 Mar 2020, 10:43 PM IST
This is necessary to gauge the true scale of the infection and contain its spread within the country
The new strain of coronavirus is indiscriminate with cruel efficiency. It does not spare the rich, the poor, the religious, the atheist, those from this country or that, the meat eater or the vegan. Yes, older people are more vulnerable. As are those who travel are more likely to get exposed, but the “travel" need not be across the ocean; a bus commute from home to work might do.