This episode is the first of a two-part discussion about the erupting COVID crisis in India.

Those following the world news headlines for the past few days will be aware that that Mumbai and its surrounding state of Maharashtra are at the epicenter of a massive spike in COVID cases, with India far and away leading the world, and with an infection rate that shows no signs of slowing down during its second wave.

Our guest is Amitabh Sinha, an editor with the Indian Express.

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