In this new series, we ask scientists from different backgrounds, disciplines and career stages to reflect upon their life in lockdown and how it has influenced how they approach doing science.
The lockdown may have slowed down the spread of the novel coronavirus, but given what we know about this virus so far, a vaccine may be the most effective long term solution.
The article describes the sudden changes that the lockdown has brought upon people.
A 3-week long nationwide lockdown is an unprecedented experience for most Indians. Recent scientific studies, including one where researchers carried out large-scale mathematical modeling of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, provide insight into why such extreme measures are imperative in current times.