Combat Covid-19 by following Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals on body and morals

The year-long sesquicentennial birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) come to an end on October 2. Despite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship programme ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India Mission), few remembered that Gandhi was as much the father of public health as he was the father of the nation. Those familiar with his autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth, would easily recall the two chapters on ‘The Black Plague’ in Part IV.After the 2nd Boer War (1899 — 1902), the Bubonic plague broke out in South Africa. In the highly segregated urban …

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HEDGE accordingly