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Chhota Hafta 361: Covid surge, doctors’ protest, attacks on minorities in India

This week on NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande and Anand Vardhan are joined by Naresh Fernandes, editor of Scroll, and Jammi N Rao, independent public health physician and epidemiologist.

The discussion starts with the surge in Covid cases worldwide, and how holiday celebrations might increase community-based transmission. “The vaccine does not guarantee that you won’t be infected again,” Jammi says. “But what it does guarantee is that you won’t be hospitalised or seriously ill.”

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