Insights into Editorial: The deep void in global leadership

  Introduction: Spread of Covid-19: The coronavirus’s flight across the world at lightning speed, has exposed the total void in collective leadership at the global level. Three months into the catastrophic war declared by an invisible, almost invincible virus, that is rapidly gobbling up human lives, regardless of citizenship and race, and contemptuously ravaging economies …

Convalescent plasma therapy

Topics Covered: Biotech related issues. Convalescent plasma therapy What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and overview of the therapy, its significance. Context: As the proportion of patients infected with COVID-19 continues to rise in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration is facilitating access to COVID-19 convalescent plasma for use in …

Insights into Editorial: Why is COVID-19 not a pandemic yet?

Context: The coronavirus outbreak came to light when on December 31, 2019, China informed the World Health Organisation of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of an unknown cause in Wuhan City in Hubei province. On January 9, 2020, WHO issued a statement saying Chinese researchers have made “preliminary determination” of the virus as a …