Same November, same February – history repeats itself? – day38

The following excerpt is taken from the Wikepedia documentation on SARS outbreak. Outbreak in South China The viral outbreak can be genetically traced to a colony of cave-dwelling horseshoe bats in China’s Yunnan province.[27] The SARS epidemic appears to have started in Guangdong Province, China, in November 2002 where the first case was reported that same month. The patient,… Read More Same November, same February – history repeats itself? – day38

Novel Corona Virus – A collection of notes from India- day 31

376 new cases in a single day! Wednesdays tally struck me hard in my self imagined paradise. I was under the impression that the Virus would leave India unharmed. The total number of confirmed cases at the time of writing is 1637 and around 40 people are dead. ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) said… Read More Novel Corona Virus – A collection of notes from India- day 31

Novel Corona Virus day 22 in Bangalore

Today marks the second day of official lockdown in the city. All transport facilities- interstate, intrastate buses and trains are shut down. Offices, and shops except emergency services and facilities are closed. Industries function at 50 percent capacity. But even though the government has banned all gatherings, people still go out on their private vehicles.… Read More Novel Corona Virus day 22 in Bangalore

Lies

“But I did exactly as I was told! “. Tears streamed down from her eyes and formed a small pool on the floor. “I neither broke any rules or spend any moment away from my studies. I did everything by the book!”. “You know, I didn’t care much when a classmate of mine, who failed… Read More Lies