Let’s all walk that X-tra Mile!

Covid has affected each and every phase of life. This world has always been divided into haves and haves-not. Somehow, the pandemic has made this differentiation more prominent. There will always be the rich who are not affected by the pandemic. Their might be a slight decline in the profits which they will take out … Continue reading Let’s all walk that X-tra Mile!

Do believe in Verified Sources!

An infodemic is too much information including false or misleading information in digital and physical environments during a disease outbreak. It causes confusion and risk-taking behaviors that can harm health. It also leads to mistrust in health authorities and undermines the public health response. An infodemic can intensify or lengthen outbreaks when people are unsure about what they need to do to protect … Continue reading Do believe in Verified Sources!

Tears of frustration and Tears of gratitude

Nothing in my medical education could have prepared me for the scene which is unfolding in my home country now. Indians had let down their guards early. Ever since the first wave was receding, people had stopped wearing masks, partying and travelling as if to make up the lost year, and the Indian government was … Continue reading Tears of frustration and Tears of gratitude

The Sounds of Silence

Hospitals especially ICUs are usually dreaded places. Dim lights, curtains over each bed, the sounds of monitors, the frenzied activity in one corner or the other usually are enough to scare anyone. The lone person lying on the bed, with multiple lines and tubing attached to him. Some who are more sick will have a … Continue reading The Sounds of Silence

Rendezvous

In today's busy life, most of us know doctors only from the Grays' anatomy, unless we have one in family. The career of a doctor seems glamourous from far. They have been loved when they have managed to save the lives and they have been equally hated and cursed when they have not able to … Continue reading Rendezvous

Questions with no answers !

I usually drive a long way to work. Even on off hours, its approx 30 min drive on the highway with my car cruising between 90 to 110 km/hr. The moment you sit in the car, do you know how the drive would be. Would you find traffic jam on the way? Would you expect … Continue reading Questions with no answers !

The Online Exams

Not just Sam's mom, but every parent learnt a lot about parenting in just a span of 2-3 months. From being tutors to their friends, the parents had to double up for everything even though the pressures on all were high. Some like the doctors, nurses, healthcare staff, the police, the companies backing up healthcare, … Continue reading The Online Exams

The dusty cricket bat

Mom couldn't remain angry when her child had not actually wasted his time, but tried to be creative, baked a cake on his own for the very first time without even calling her once. She felt proud yet sad. Who says education just means school ? It means being a learner and child had learnt … Continue reading The dusty cricket bat

The online school begins

School started ! Sam and his friends didn't have to go !! Viola ! School came home to them. The advancements in last 10 years made it possible for schools to immediately shift to an online platform. Sam was excited and confused as well. The good part was that he no longer would have to … Continue reading The online school begins