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Kerala’s response to Covid-19 has been remarkable. The state has been publishing daily updates about tests and hospitalisations, and quarantining people for 28 days—twice the period the Indian government has suggested—thus providing a template of calm and alert public health problem-solving.

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  • Kerala has been a forward-thinking model for decades. In addition to this instructive template for outbreaks, I recommend reading Bill McKibben’s Hope, Human and Wild. That’s where I first learned about Kerala, and it’s been on my mind ever since.

  • Kerala's effort in handling the Nipah virus is well known and is beautifully chronicled through the malayalam movie-Virus. Taking learnings from the Nipah case, Kerala has been working better than ever in taking care of Coronavirus in a very mature manner. The health minister set up an ecosystem with

    Kerala's effort in handling the Nipah virus is well known and is beautifully chronicled through the malayalam movie-Virus. Taking learnings from the Nipah case, Kerala has been working better than ever in taking care of Coronavirus in a very mature manner. The health minister set up an ecosystem with the support of govt and people through continuous verification, support and feedback to prevent fear. Truly remarkable!