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All lives matter: Why has Covid-19 seen lockdowns on an unprecedented scale?


A little over 100 years ago, Spanish flu killed about 15 million people in India. Mahatma Gandhi too came down with it but it failed to make a political impact in colonial times.

A little over 100 years ago, Spanish flu killed about 15 million people in India. Mahatma Gandhi too came down with it but it failed to make a political impact in colonial times. Looking back from our current 'coronial', or post Covid-19, sensibilities, this is hard to explain. It is almost as if the Spanish flu crept in at night, killed people door to door, and left ...


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