Coronavirus in India: Mitigating the health effects of COVID-19 beyond the immediate

Pensive mother and son with face masks looking through the window while commuting by bus.

Speedy and agile efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic by India’s national and state governments, NGOs, and, in some cases, the private sector seem to be yielding positive results. From augmented resources for health care to the manufacture of personal protective equipment needed to protect health workers to the social solidarity and the overwhelming support from all corners. This essay explores what’s working in India at the moment and asks what could be next.