India: The Supreme Court has set up a twelve-member National Task Force (NTF) to facilitate a public health response to COVID-19 based on scientific and specialized domain knowledge. Dr. J.V. Peter, CMC Director, and Dr. Gagandeep Kang, Professor of Microbiology, have been asked to serve on the Task Force, which will focus on ensuring equitable distribution of oxygen across the country, as well as review and suggest measures to ensure availability of essential drugs and medicines. Read more at News18.
The medical firefighters are burning out body, mind and soul; And they’re too exhausted to seek help. Read more at The Hindu.