Make life easy through telemedicine in COVID-19 crisis: an Indian perspective

Anindansu Basu, Parijat Das


On 11th of March, 2020, the WHO declared the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Globally, as of 14 June 2020, estimated 7,690,708 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 427,630 deaths, reported by WHO. Several countries including India now are under ‘ lockdown’ (restrictive travels or activities in a community while permitting vital organizations to function) to limit spread of this virus. A consequence of this lockdown poses restrictions in routine workflow for any healthcare settings. Despite the uncertain circumstances, we have to consider the fact that other disease related services shall not stall in the face of a pandemic.


COVID-19, Telemedicine, India, Pandemic

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