A dire MIT forecast for India
Could the country really end up as the world’s worst hit by covid-19 next year? It doesn’t matter how likely or unlikely this outcome is. The stakes have risen and we have no choice but to learn from our errors for the big battle ahead
India could emerge as the worst covid-hit country in the world if a treatment is not developed soon, according to a study by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In a dire prediction, they have warned that we could see coronaviral infections of 287,000 per day by early next year. The MIT study comes days after India surpassed Russia to become the third-worst affected country. India’s case count is over 743,000 already, with only the US and Brazil higher on this scor.