Corona is both devastatingly resilient and deeply egalitarian. There is only one way out of this – beat it at its own game. We have to be more resilient and more egalitarian. More resilience will require more than vaccines; it will necessitate massive investment in healthcare where there is no paucity of drugs or oxygen or beds.
Author: Nivedita Majumdar
Nivedita Majumdar is a professor of English at John Jay College, City University of New York. She is the author of The World in a Grain of Sand: Postcolonial Literature and Radical Universalism (Verso, 2021).