COVID-19: How India is fighting to contain coronavirus

Despite shutdown of schools, colleges, and other places of public gatherings, panic has spread that the Centre and state governments are not doing enough to contain the spread of the virus and causing more fatalities.

As doctors and governments around the world battle the deadly virus, The Federal talks to noted economist and epidemiologist, Ramanan Laxminarayan, vice-president for research and policy at the Public Health Foundation of India, shares his concerns and diagnoses of the COVID-19 situation from the ground.