South Asia and Beyond

Indian Medical Body Warns Of Third Covid Wave

The Indian Medical Association has warned that a third wave of Covid-19 is “imminent and inevitable” and asked central and state governments to control mass gatherings. It has urged postponement of all religious pilgrimages and curbs on tourism. The virus is already showing a rising reproduction rate in Kerala and Maharashtra, which means the decline in the active caseload of infected cases must be viewed cautiously.