Goa Medical College tragedy, Sputnik V, and SOP for Covid management in rural India

May 17, 12:30 AM

In this episode, we discuss the oxygen crisis in Goa along with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. We also go over the Centre’s new guidelines for Covid control in rural areas.

First, Indian Express's Goa correspondent, Mayura Janwalkar joins the show to share details of the tragedy in Goa's largest Covid facility, Goa Medical College Hospital, that left dozens of Covid patients dead.

Next, Prabha Raghavan talks about the third vaccine made available to the population in India—Sputnik V. (14:08)

And finally, we go over details of the Centre's guidelines for controlling Covid infections in rural areas. (26:48)