Coronavirus pandemic: Covid, critics and contradictions

FINANCIAL EXPRESS
Even as India is reviewing ways to nuance the second stage of the lockdown with some relaxations and looks ahead to define the path to follow after May 3, steps taken so far, continue to attract criticism from several experts and media commentators. How justified are they?

The often self-contradictory critiques harp on several themes: (1) lockdown was unnecessary or unhelpful, as…