Episode 80: Auditing Deaths and Missing Many
published on Audit committees were supposed to be a step towards ensuring that covid deaths are accurately registered…
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.