Episode 80: Auditing Deaths and Missing Many

Hello and welcome to The Moving Curve. I’m Rukmini, a data journalist based in chennai. Twice a week on this mini-cast, I consider one question around the novel coronavirus epidemic in India. Tonight I’m considering this one — what will it take to accept that India is missing some covid deaths?

My Indiaspend article is here.

So here’s where I’d like us to at least start; accepting that our current processes are missing deaths, and not attacking those who report it as people trying to show the government in a poor light.

Thank you for listening. This episode was edited by Anand Krishnamoorthi. At the end of the week — a new question.

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