A policy road map to tackle COVID-19 -Sanjay Reddy
The interest of each and the interests of all now coincide, not only within nations but for all humanity
How will it all end? Policies to address the worldwide crisis brought about by COVID-19 must satisfy three criteria. First, they must aim to minimise the loss of life directly resulting from the disease, while recognising that there remain deep uncertainties about its true nature.
Second, they must restore the elements of economic and social life as soon as possible, so as to avoid disastrous and lasting consequences, including for other aspects of health, schooling, food security and livelihood. The costs of lockdowns have already been massive and will deepen if they result in foregone health treatments, dropouts from school, and permanent closure of businesses.
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The Hindu, 28 April, 2020, https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-policy-road-map-to-tackle-covid-19/article31448016.ece?homepage=true