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Sad tale of a baby girl.

Friends,  amidst the pandemic time, we are finding so little to cheer about. One particular piece of news which filled me with acute sorrow is that a small baby girl of five, lost her fight with life after going without food for one full week. I came to know about the plight of the girl from the The Times of India, reported the heartbreaking incident, two days ago. Baby Sonia, had a TB infected, bedridden father, two other siblings, the sole bread winner was the daily wager mother. The employment came to a naught due to the ongoing crisis. The little girl who didn’t even know the definition of suffering, went through an unimaginable pain of remaining hungry for a stretch of days. Fathom if we go hungry for even a single day,  how bad we feel! It occurred in a small village near Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Its not that government is failing to provide food and monetary assistance to the hapless lot, yet the chink in the armour remains.


In this new age of information and technology, more and more people are availing the government sops. Still this unfortunate family remained outside the ambit as they have no Aadhar card. I wonder if the people of local Panchayat,  Block Development Officer or for that matter their neighbors taken cognizance of their dire state well in time, the tragedy could have been averted.
The irony is that, after the story came to light the authorities have seem to go into overdrive taking promt action of providing Adhaar card to the remaining members of the family, Ujjwala gas connection and also giving them enough food grains, pulses and  cooking oil. Neighbors have come together to give them milk  and vegetables. The administration have taken responsibility of education to the remaining two living children. How nice it would have been if the measures were taken earlier! A beautiful  life might not have been snuffed out. But in hindi, there is a saying,  ‘der aye, duroost aye”, it means better late than never.


If the administration becomes more alert and the common citizen more vigilant, then hopefully this kind of painful occurrence will not repeat itself. I would also like to express my sincere thanks to the reporter of the news paper, which has atleast made the lives of remaining members of the family  smooth.
More is still to be done by us, to ensure that nobody around us would go through such difficulties. If we unitedly be vigilant about the proceedings all arond us,  the community will greatly be served.  So friends  let us pledge to make the lives of the people in need, more livable, more comfortable ,  be the connector between the provider and the deprived.


Be happy and endeavor to make others life happy too!
Adieu for now.

(Featured image courtesy: A pencil sketch by my daughter)

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Devil in The Guise Of Jealousy.

Friends, it’s time to deal with the devil. In my last two blogs I discussed about the two of the three of man’s greatest enemy, that were desire and anger. Now we’ll try to find ways to tame the devil called jealousy. No human of these world can convincingly vouch for the fact that they have never experienced the pangs of jealousy overwhelming their hearts, in one point of their life or the other, except those who are real saints, whom have attained victory over these worldly vices. In today’s consumerist culture those great persons are indeed rarity. But believe me, if we sincerely give it a try we can, to an extent down play the havoc caused by jealousy.  Unlike the anger which has the tendency to explode or implode, according to the kind of anger I explained earlier, the jealousy, slowly but ceaselessly bite or burn our hearts and sometimes beyond redemption.


To prove my point, I’d like to relate a very tragic incidence occurred in Agra, in the city of the Taj Mahal.  It is about a cowardice act of murder of a thirty year old bright lady doctor, who had recently successfully obtained an MD degree in obstetrics and gynaecology, committed by none other than  the very man with whom she was  claimed to be in relationship, as per the man., who was also a practising doctor in a government hospital . After interrogation,  the man has confessed to  the crime that too in a fit of anger, induced by, none other than jealousy . As the lady wanted to end the relationship. I wonder,  if the man relented, from pursuing her instead of succumbing to the deadly vice, two beautiful and prospective  life would have been saved from ruination…..if the man had the guts to let it go.


In the above pathetic case, the insurmountable jealousy and the ensuing bout of anger extinguished and destroyed two precious lives  who would have , otherwise , been of great service to the society.  The feeling of jealousy is common between friends, relatives, colleagues but it becomes much more lethal , if occur between the married couples or otherwise . When two people are in love, jealousy in moderation can’t be avoided, but when it turns out of bounds, the complications are inevitable. The essential point is to learn, where, to draw the lines. The bone of contention more often than not, is the friendship of opposite sex applied to either of the couple , whether there is  any truth in it, or just implied . In either case, the jealousy fuels bitterness which further alienate the feuding couple. Here are some tips which  could turn the vile jealousy into something sweet which could further cement the bond of love.

They are:
1. In place of insinuating try captivating, I mean start attempting to make your relationship as cosy as possible that the other one forgets everything other than you.
2. Try to be as trusting as possible, it can create guilt pangs in the straying one.
3. Try to spend as much ‘us time” to rekindle the romance.
4. Try to lend patient and loving ears to the problems faced by the other one, together find a solution for it.
5. Try to be true friends to each other with whom you can discuss anything and everything,  so that he or she doesn’t look for it elsewhere.
Hope, this few simple tips could solve a lot of marital discord , turn it for the better. Do let me know  what is your take, in this matter.


Adieu for now.

Dealing with the demon called anger.

Friends,  in my previous blog I discussed about the first of the three greatest enemies known to mankind, that is desire, now we emphasize on the anger part, then move on to jealousy. As our desire for something or someone make us crazy and obsessed the anger has the potential to reduce us to raving mad and blind at the same time. The origin of anger, if you mind, usually lay on the door of somebody or circumstance which block the path  of smooth fulfillment of our desires. One just go ballistics if find themselves thwarted or deprived of their favorite toy,  that is the object of  desire. Once someone gets angry, no matter arctic or volcanic in kind, it snatches the power of rationality and sanity and one tends to destroy everything around, the carefully nurtured relationship included.

From arctic anger I mean to say that, which doesn’t get manifested outwardly and the person seethes inside , the volcanic anger doesn’t need any explanation. Very rarely  one could vouch  for not being the actor or victim of the said detesting emotion. It’s all sound and fury. When a person is arctic angry,  he or she tends to destroy themselves rather than unleashing their fury on others, and a volcanic angry person would not think twice before singeing the people around them, ofcourse,  with their words and actions. An angry person immediately abandons the  thoughts of repercussions of their action on the receiving person or persons. They utter any number of filthy and hateful words before being spent themselves up and by then in the debris of relationships,  little is left to salvage.

Like a bullet,  the angry words spoken,  instantly and irrevocably dug deep into the heart of the directed person. No matter how hard you try to pacify yourself  afterwards,  the ugly image of the outburst would  remain with them forever. It may lead to breaking hearts beyond repair. If by chance some quick fix measures from the once angry person  does succeed to mollify  the receiving person, the stain of which would remain etched in their hearts, just like piecing together broken glass leaves a mark forever. God forbid if the receiving person becomes angry too then there would be duel to match. The relationship might reach the point of no return.

Thefore think twice before the embers of anger burn you and all around. Rehash the word missile you are gonna launch, in your mind again and again you could easily assess the aftermaths. If deal it in a rational way, you may soon realize that your anger was entirely misplaced or the person you are angry with, might be feeling genuinely sorry. One angry outburst may turn them billigerant and the swords are drawn. Sometime in a fit of anger the person becomes violent and might commit any crime, one never imagined to be capable of. The bottom line is, if you emerge victorious with your anger management you could avoid a lot of hurt feelings and unpleasant circumstances. Its always fair to protest when someone is in the wrong side, but do it sanely. There’s an old saying snake is also dead and the stick is not broken .
As a rejoinder I shall advise all to just look at the mirror when you’re really angry, the funnily contorted face of yourself will make you laugh and the anger will vanish. Jokes apart,  keep your  cool in any adverse circumstances you’resurely gonna find a way out without being angry and making others flustered in the process. Happy living. 
Adieu for now.

A Streetcar Named Desire.

Friends, on the auspicious birthday of Lord Krishna, we will discuss the two greatest enemies of humans as pointed out by Him, in Bhagavad  Gita, (third chapter).Yes, they are desire and anger. The desire  fills us with the boundless appetite to enjoy and relish the physical luxuries of life as much as we can, that means they cannot be sated, ever,  no matter  how much you try. When something or someone block it’s path,  we tend to get angry. Like the dust drapes the mirror and the womb covers the fetus, similarly the desire shrouds our intellect and sanity. If we become victim of our own series of endless desire , we will  always remain unhappy and unsatisfied and bouts of anger and jealousy would be our constant companion. If we’re ruled by the desires in life, our ability to steer our lives decisively and sanely would  go for a toss.


Suppose a man has a bicyle, his heart desires for a bike, when he eventually gets the bike,  it started craving for a four-wheeler. If by a stroke of good fortune, he managed to buy a 1000 cc. car, then subsequently his unquenchable desire would  coax him to upgrade to an SUV and last not the least a Lamborghini! In any of the above steps , in the quest for ultimate desire, he stumbles, the ensuing fretting,  sulking and anger would be the order of the day. He might be angry at his employing firm for not giving him enough remuneration or at his wife for not saving enough.  Along with the grouse he might feel inherently jealous, if his colleague  succeeded to upgrade before him. In the process he might resort to some unfair and illegal means which could thrust his set life into quandary.


In this web of desire he entirely forgets to live his life.  No matter how beautiful and understanding his wife is or how obedient and lovely, his children are, he would remain unsatisfied and unhappy.  He would unleash his anger of failure, to fulfill his desire, on his  hapless family making them unhappy too.His mind and heart is devoured by the fangs of desire turning him into a confused and lost soul.


A healthy and calibrated desire is never bad as it spurrs us to achieve something but when we tend to get overwhelmed by them, the problem starts at the earnest. One of the solution is to channelise our desires under our own command rather than  become enslaved by them. The second most essential aspect is to learn to be content with whatever we have achieved so far. Whatever we are out to acquire further, may come on its own sweet time. If  they eventually failed to show up, we may not be too bothered by them, then only we could be truly calm and blissfully happy. Contentment is the key to a happy and peaceful life.  We should aspire instead of desire  of something or someone. Learning to curb our unwanted and illogical desires should be the mantra for our inner peace and well-being.
Adieu for now.

Empathy, Balm to the Soul

Friends, unprecedented times need unprecedented measures. All the governments  of the countries of  the world are burning midnight oil to tide over the gigantic crisis at hand, that’s Covid19 pandemic. It is the matter of trial and error, no one is quite sure which is best way to proceed to tame the undaunted Corona. What we are as an individual to do to chip in and bring a positive and satisfactory change in the ongoing environment of gloom and morass. The one sure shot way is to  show empathy towards the people around us, to soothe  their frazzled nerves. Empathy is the quintessential balm to the troubled soul. It really pains my heart whenever I read about the callous treatment meted out to the  Covid victims by their neighbors and society at large. They are evidently ostracized, compounding their trouble manifolds .When the  death  rate from the pandemic is so low (2.2%  in India at present) then why treat them as pariah.  It’s not very hard to imagine what tribulations they are going through both physically and emotionally, why enhance it with the inhuman treatment we’re dishing out to them, perhaps unintentionally.
All the people around are fast turning alien to each other continuously suspicious about the next person standing, lest they contract  the disease from him or her. How can a social being like humans  lock  themselves up in a cocoon of their own making. Its indeed a blow to their  emotional stability. We  must reach over to one another  in whatever safe way we can. I would like to narrate an incidenct when  I visited the local market for some  grocery shopping, standing beside a pineapple cart, all my safety gears properly in place. My eyes suddenly fell upon a frail old woman fumbling with her money trying to be sure whether she  had enough to buy the fruit. Her whole  body was wet as if she had bathed in nearby municipal tap , only a faded, much worn saree draped around her. After a little hesitation I offered her twenty rupee note,  fearing to offend her as she hadn’t solicited for it. She took it silently , flipping it in her hands then told me in a meek voice that I must be her mother. I was overwhelmed finding such a paltry sum of money could bring such exalted status for me. As I  was almost through with my shopping, there wasn’t enough money left with me, hurriedly looked into my purse , found  a hundred  rupee note and promptly gave it to her, she was now embarrassed to receive it. When  I gently insisted her to take it, reminding  that she called me her mother and it was within my prerogative to do so that she silently relented. My heart bloomed to see a beautiful, shy smile hovering across her lips. Then she again repeated two or three times her eyes  shining, that I was surely her mother and slowly melted into the crowd.  I saw no more of her but I felt myself  privileged that she accepted the money with such emotion.
There was an instant human to human bond established between the two strangers, whom are unlikely to meet again but the happy memory  of it would linger in both their subconscious minds for a time to come. The empathy for each other is the balm which could ease the pain of turbulent times we are going through to a large extent. A simple phone call to the family of Covid victim neighbor or acquaintance, assuring them that one is there to help them or supplying the required medicines and groceries at their doorsteps may do wonders to calm their frayed nerves. Imagine the inhumane practice of ostracizing them, do  to their already flagging self confidence . In this hour of crisis the society can redeem itself by extending a helping hand to the embattered lot. A personal touch of empathy is the need of the hour to bring the humanity out of the clutches to keep the emotional wellbeing unscathed from the scare of the ghost called Corona.
Keeping smiling and helping out each other.
Adieu for now.

Empathy, Balm to the Soul

Friends, unprecedented times need unprecedented measures. All the governments  of the countries of  the world are burning midnight oil to tide over the gigantic crisis at hand, that’s Covid19 pandemic. It is the matter of trial and error, no one is quite sure which is best way to proceed to tame the undaunted Corona. What we are as an individual to do to chip in and bring a positive and satisfactory change in the ongoing environment of gloom and morass. The one sure shot way is to  show empathy towards the people around us, to soothe  their frazzled nerves. Empathy is the quintessential balm to the troubled soul. It really pains my heart whenever I read about the callous treatment meted out to the  Covid victims by their neighbors and society at large. They are evidently ostracized, compounding their trouble manifolds .When the  death  rate from the pandemic is so low (2.2%  in India at present) then why treat them as pariah.  It’s not very hard to imagine what tribulations they are going through both physically and emotionally, why enhance it with the inhuman treatment we’re dishing out to them, perhaps unintentionally.
All the people around are fast turning alien to each other continuously suspicious about the next person standing, lest they contract  the disease from him or her. How can a social being like humans  lock  themselves up in a cocoon of their own making. Its indeed a blow to their  emotional stability. We  must reach over to one another  in whatever safe way we can. I would like to narrate an incidenct when  I visited the local market for some  grocery shopping, standing beside a pineapple cart, all my safety gears properly in place. My eyes suddenly fell upon a frail old woman fumbling with her money trying to be sure whether she  had enough to buy the fruit. Her whole  body was wet as if she had bathed in nearby municipal tap , only a faded, much worn saree draped around her. After a little hesitation I offered her twenty rupee note,  fearing to offend her as she hadn’t solicited for it. She took it silently , flipping it in her hands then told me in a meek voice that I must be her mother. I was overwhelmed finding such a paltry sum of money could bring such exalted status for me. As I  was almost through with my shopping, there wasn’t enough money left with me, hurriedly looked into my purse , found  a hundred  rupee note and promptly gave it to her, she was now embarrassed to receive it. When  I gently insisted her to take it, reminding  that she called me her mother and it was within my prerogative to do so that she silently relented. My heart bloomed to see a beautiful, shy smile hovering across her lips. Then she again repeated two or three times her eyes  shining, that I was surely her mother and slowly melted into the crowd.  I saw no more of her but I felt myself  privileged that she accepted the money with such emotion.
There was an instant human to human bond established between the two strangers, whom are unlikely to meet again but the happy memory  of it would linger in both their subconscious minds for a time to come. The empathy for each other is the balm which could ease the pain of turbulent times we are going through to a large extent. A simple phone call to the family of Covid victim neighbor or acquaintance, assuring them that one is there to help them or supplying the required medicines and groceries at their doorsteps may do wonders to calm their frayed nerves. Imagine the inhumane practice of ostracizing them, do  to their already flagging self confidence . In this hour of crisis the society can redeem itself by extending a helping hand to the embattered lot. A personal touch of empathy is the need of the hour to bring the humanity out of the clutches to keep the emotional wellbeing unscathed from the scare of the ghost called Corona.
Keeping smiling and helping out each other.
Adieu for now.

Love in the time of Corona

Its been more than five months the world is enmeshed in the web of Corona, and when we’re going to get over it for good is still not certain. In the written history of mankind, there isn’t any instance of all encompassing pandemic like we’re inflicted of right now. Not a single nook of the earth is spared from  its tentacles. The world is grappling with not only physiological but psychological and emotional consequences. People are puzzled.

What history do tell us that human race is the king of adaptation they eventually come round to every obstacle in their way, find a diversion and move forward. This crisis isn’t going to be any exception, man will emerge victorious , eventually. Its only the matter of when?

Meanwhile, what we common folks do? Just to keep our sanity intact and make the most out of the given situation. Keep on worrying is not going to solve the problem at hand but cool and calm introspection will. I am going to talk about  the relationship domain of the couples whether married or otherwise.


The relationships which were on steady keel have suddenly finding themselves on unsteady ground. All the previous routined and busy life of handling the workplace and home together has gone for a sea change. Work from  home,indefinitely closed schools and colleges and incessant lockdowns  are compelling families to spend a greater period of time in close proximity of each other.

What people earlier used to crave have been handed on a platter. Inevitably, after initial bonhomie,  the novelty of the situation has somewhat worn off. Each one seem to have started getting on the other’s nerve. Earlier either of the spouses would always had best of their behaviors and love for each other. Now the situation has turned itself on its face, forcing them to spend most of their times in closer confines of a home.

More time together means more masks to fall off the either faces! In modern times,  patience and perseverance is evidently scarce in mankind, they take very little time to call it quits rather than working on the relationship.
Quitting a relationship which was committed till death do them part, has become common place. The  reason behind it is utter disregard for the common cause. Today each is to it’s own,  fiercely self dependent and nursing a larger than life egos. Consequently no body is ready to ease their armour an inch  to accommodate the other one’s wishes and desires.
Why not take this situation as advantageous one and begin from the beginning to know each other better and show them sincerely that you do care for other half. Then only being better halves would ring true. Let the love, which had somewhat got faded in the vagaries called day to day life, blossom again. Use this enforced pause to rediscover each other which is indeed long over due as everyone seemed to be neck deep immersed in their respective careers. Leave the smartphones behind, spend some quality time, laugh and chat together over a cup of tea as one used to do in their courting days.   Forget  about the pandemic, make each other realize, the other half really matters. Don’t say anything rash which could dent the other  heart permanently.  If one do, say sorry immediately to retrieve the relationship and the bond build so assiduously. Don’t  let it go waste. Toast to love and companionship.  Stay  happy.
Adieu for now.

Exorcising the Corona Ghost.

Hello friends, the sun is rising and setting down but the new dawn, enlightening the mankind about the possible way out from the mess called Corona virus  infections, still looks elusive. A possible panacea is believed to be the vaccine,  the entire world seem to be running after, but that also not looks to come about anytime very soon. What to do? We just can’t any longer cease our selves down dreading it like a ghost, yes ghost,  what better word is there to describe it. Another apt example I saw in today’s Times of India edition was the snap of a snail on a razors edge, it is equally hurting balancing or proceeding back or forth, that is the situation of humans,  jokes aside,  we do have to find a way  forward instead of getting despondent any more.
The best possible role model to follow is the way of life of South Korean  and Japanese people, they didn’t opt for total lockdown,  went on with their daily lives, but resorting, at the same time, enough precautions to safeguard themselves from catching the infection. They strictly follow the personal discipline of abiding by the dos and don’ts, that is to wear masks,  gloves, follow social distancing disinfecting their place of work and home alike and also going extra mile to enhance their immunity  with home remedies. How ever much we tend to scoff on home remedies but indeed it work wonders if we do persevere with them. They them selves go on self quarantine getting a slightest whiff of the virus around them.
Do the above things are very tough to follow? No of course not. The inherent lack of discipline and patience, is pulling us down  again and again into the quagmire of pandemic. Yet we dogmatically failing to see reasons. There would be very few, whom  are ignorant of the necessity of adherence to above rules to keep themselves on the safer side, the well known defiance to flout the rules is coming as the roadblock on the way. We still feel it necessary to visit crowded bazaars or chat in  the roadside corner enjoying a cup tea and that in close proximity, without masks, running to catch the crowded bus, spitting in the public places with impunity without  any concern for hygiene.
I do acknowledge that most of the citizens trying their best to follow the dictat, it’s the few who don’t are giving the game away. A single loose end is allowing the virus to prowl on as much victim as they can lay their hands on, unprotected. I sincerely urge each and everyone  to follow the rules and stay from the harms. The desperate time need desperate measures,  where there  is will, there is a way. Stay safe and healthy.
Adieu for now.

The Old Normal Childhood

Hello friends, hope ,  all are bearing the consequences  of Covid 19, with fortitude, adjusting to the new normal with a practical, careful and positive outlook. There is a saying that if you can’t beat them,  join them,  yes,  we have to learn to live with the still indomitable and seemingly imperishable virus around for a fair  amount of time to come. If President Donald Trump donning a mask is not an indication then what it is! The coping mechanism of a young and impressionable children is not very hard to fathom, it appears  that their free and careless childhoods has been bound to the four walls of our houses and flats. It really should fill us, the grownups, with utmost remorse. Our previous thoughtless actions are to blame for the predicament children are finding themselves in, and yet,  no body knows the way out of this mess in near future. 
Their hopeless situation can be best interpreted by a simple incident I witnessed in an adjoining park, which was earlier used to be bustling with the noise and laughter of numerous children, which I always took for granted, but now, can vouch for how acutely I miss them after several rounds of lockdowns. The incident in question is about a five year old and his father during the official unlock 2, they had come one bright morning into the park,  the tiny tot was wearing a jersey like Tshirt and knee length socks, obviously pointing  towards his father’s aspiration of making a successful footballer out of him. After getting the required tips from the father, the child was going through the grind of a proper work out. My heart ached  to see the little one going through the motion as mechanically as he could, devoid of his heart or soul into it. For a little over half an hour the said exercise continued then both of them left. Most probably this was the quota of outdoor activity allowed to him for the day. Isn’t it absolutely pathetic,  we’re the  culprit of stifling their laughter, joy,  and the quintessential naughtiness and mischief,  for the circumstances created by us. Before the pandemic the scenario wasn’t very rosy for them as we parents were forcing the burden of our own aspirations and wishes down their throats, making them go through the rigors of school, tuitions,  coachings and so on, leaving them very little time to play to their heart’s content. Now they have  become  practically the animals confined in a zoo.
The irony of the situation is that the children are not complaining either. It is not hard to guess why?   Right, no matter which age group they belong to unless they know how to flex their fingers, most of them are heartily engrossed to their smartphones,  laptops, tablets or desktops  interacting in social media platforms, playing  video games or attending e-classes. They are utterly oblivious about their plight of being cooped in for months without any school, college or hang outs or the play times.They seem to have no qualms about their lack of physical exercise or banterings they have had  with their friends, because they are all doing it virtually!
I sometimes crave, can the children ever again go back to scouting adventures or climb the guava trees, gather the raw mangoes , green peas or tomatoes from the farms and relish them or play ‘gilli danda’ or ‘kho- kho’! The dream  seems to be rather farfetched. But when the horror of  pandemic behind us for good and old normal returns,  let’s take an oath, we shall try to retrieve the old normal childhood and restore them to the children.  They really deserve it, don’t they, to realise what they are missing out on.
Adieu for now. 

The New Normal World Order.

The year 2020 is quite proving itself as a year of churning, dishevelling and upsetting everything that was normal before. All the world order, social customs and interactions have undergone a sea change Anything no longer the same again, the incorrigible Covid 19 has put paid to that. The entire world is clueless about how to contain it. More they are trying, more its spreading it’s tentacles over the mankind. After 4th July Independence day celebration in America the graph of Coronavirus infection seems to be alarmingly going northward, Australia has to close down the borders after a gap of 100 years, when it was stuck with Spanish flu, lockdown enforced in cities like Melbourne. Brazil and India are grappling with their 2nd and 3rd status in Covid infections, even the Brazilian President Bolsonaro has been diagnosed positive . This is indeed an unprecedented dilemma the world is facing. Surprisingly China has declared its Wuhan virus free more than a month ago while others were bracing for the havoc.
In the new normal scenario, it is China , playing absolutely truants . Instead of showing due empathy to the fellow victim countries or acknowledging the guilt of being the country of origin and the spreader one, it has simply decided to fish in muddy waters. The unprovoked border aggression over India is simply as uncalled for, as it’s antics in South China Sea and Hong Kong . Initially it has tried to don the mantle of a savior of the world from the pandemic but subsequently got rattled by the adverse world opinion on it’s substandard test kits , PPEs and medical masks and immediately changed its agenda, that’s to threaten the world into submission. Now the cases of Bubonic plague is getting itself manifested in a province of China. The world needs to be extremely wary of that ,should remain as much on its guard as it could.
All the countries of the world, facing the crisis require to be pragmatic in its approach as the virus is practically knocking every door steps. The tackling of the virus medically and simultaneously keep the economy from falling face down, seems to be a daunting task. No country is in a position to help the other one out because everyone is facing the same problem of their own. The best bet is to each find their own solution.
Unfortunately there is no past benchmark for the countries to fall back on , how to go about it. The scenario seems to be unparalleled in history. The pandemic like SARS, MERS have fizzled away after a point of time but Covid is showing no sign of abatement . All are pinning their eyes on the upcoming vaccine to the disease. Meanwhile we as citizens can try our best to boost our immunity and fight individually against the virus, persevering with our masks whenever we go out, sticking to the norms of social distancing. The use of mask should be followed by us on all costs since scientists are now indicating the virus could be airborne , that means it can linger as air droplets for a longer time in closed spaces. So we must be extra cautious in avoiding AC rooms filled with people as in offices. Factories and industries must provide better ventilated conditions for their workers.
Lets hope the mankind will get victorious eventually against Corona, very soon. We shall overcome!
Adieu for now.