Episode 111: Maharashtra, and the Limits of ‘Herd Immunity’

Hello and welcome to The Moving Curve. I’m Rukmini, a data journalist based in Chennai. Two nights a week on this mini-cast, I consider one question around the novel coronavirus epidemic in India. Tonight I’m considering this one — how is there room for cases to start rising again, particularly in Maharashtra?

My article for IndiaSpend on Maharashtra’s new numbers is here.

A recent thread by Murad Banaji on Mumbai’s numbers is here.

A recent news article about the Bengaluru housing society outbreak is here.

The Maharashtra minister who tested positive twice is here.

An article about the Amaravati lab is here.

Thank you for listening. This episode was edited by Anand Krishnamoorthi. On the next episode — a new question.