Comments of people (including experts) in media and social media has made me realise that there is still very little understanding about SARS-CoV-2 and Covid-19 pandemic. I see a lot of ignorant or irresponsible comments about virus spread, vaccines, lockdowns, as well as blaming/crediting someone for various aspects of Covid-19…

Is Covid-19 a Hoax?

The short answer is No. It is not a hoax. However there seem to be a lot of people who consider the whole coronavirus thing to be imaginary, a media generated hype or a conspiracy by governments and powerful people to somehow control humanity. Many sensible…

It is high time our authorities realise that the solution to coronavirus is not medical, but administrative. It has been apparent from the beginning that it may take years before a vaccine or medicine can be available (if at all). It has also been apparent that 80–90% of the people…

I am not in favour of lockdowns. I have said it before and I wish to reiterate and make my point more vehemently. The points I make are in the context of India in March 2020, but most of them can be applied universally.

Lockdown is a knee-jerk reaction. It's…

Salil Shukla

Indian, Veteran, Always a Student. Trying to fill the gaps in our understanding by putting things to the test of logic and scientific enquiry.

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