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India accounts for 1 in 3 new Covid cases being recorded. Here is its second wave in 5 charts

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a graffiti, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on a street in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2021. Francis Mascarenhas | Reuters India’s second wave of Covid-19 infections shows no signs of slowing down as the country’s overwhelmed health-care system faces supply shortages for hospital… Read More »

The Paradox of Being ‘Troubled’

Carl Jung talks about the paradox of life being where the greatest understanding of ourselves lies: The paradox…reflects a higher level of intellect and, by not forcibly representing the unknowable as known, gives a more faithful picture of the real state of affairs. The paradox is one of our most valued spiritual possessions. “And what… Read More »

Being a pregnant medical trainee just got more complicated in the COVID-19 era

As a cardiology fellow in a busy New York City hospital, my life has snowballed into chaos. Just last week, I was a pregnant doctor completing her second trimester, waddling down the halls of the hospital with an echocardiogram machine in tow, taking care of sick cardiac patients. Now a viral pandemic has invaded all… Read More »