A health worker takes a swab sample from security personnel during a screening in Chennai. Photo: AFP A health worker takes a swab sample from security personnel during a screening in Chennai. Photo: AFP
A health worker takes a swab sample from security personnel during a screening in Chennai. Photo: AFP

The coronavirus model that predicted India’s devastating second wave points to more heartache ahead

  • The next wave is likely to be far smaller than the second wave that peaked at a record 400,000-plus daily cases on May 7
  • The forecast still underscores the need for India to accelerate its vaccination campaign and use surveillance to catch emerging hotspots

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker takes a swab sample from security personnel during a screening in Chennai. Photo: AFP A health worker takes a swab sample from security personnel during a screening in Chennai. Photo: AFP
A health worker takes a swab sample from security personnel during a screening in Chennai. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE