Why has Kerala been so successful in tackling the coronavirus?

Smart strategies and decades of investment have helped the Indian state in the fight against Covid-19. 

As governments around the world scrambled to respond to the pandemic, unlikely examples of relative success have emerged. There’s New Zealand, where Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern locked down early in February, after one confirmed death. There’s Slovakia, where President Zuzana Caputova has matched her masks to her outfits in public, setting an example for citizens. And then there’s Kerala, a small state in the south of India, which has been governed by a coalition of left-wing...
source: New Statesman

2020-05-25 09:50
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