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Coronavirus update | Interpreting recovery rates, and controversy over a study about HCQ | The Hindu In Focus Podcast

We take a look at India’s recovery rate, which is close to crossing 50%, and analyse why that number is important and what it shows about how the disease is affecting the population even as each new day seems to bring a new 24-hour high in cases recorded.

Hydroxychloroquine is also back in the news after a study, published in the reputed journal Lancet about its adverse side-effects, reportedly used data supplied by a dubious U.S.-based data analytics company called Surgisphere. We discuss the potential ramifications.

Guest: Jacob Koshy, Deputy Science Editor, The Hindu.

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