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Experts criticise Covid handling: Community transmission has set in
Indian Express | 31/05/2020 06:30 AM | Click to read full article
As India gradually opens up, some of the country’s prominent public health and community medicine experts, have criticised the government’s handling of the pandemic and the lack of epidemiologists in decision-making. As many as 7,964 fresh cases were reported on Saturday - a new daily high. “It is unrealistic to expect that COVID-19 pandemic can be eliminated at this stage given that community transmission is already well-established across large sections or sub-populations in the country,” said the experts.