Shubham Jaiswal (email@example.com)
According to the researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is far from over and India might witness a huge surge in Covid-19 cases in coming months in absence of a corona vaccine or drugs. According to the study, India could be the worst-affected country in the world with 2.87 lakh cases every day by at the end of winter 2021.
The MIT study conducted by Hazhir Rahmandad, TY Lim and John Sterman of MIT’s Sloan School of Management adds that, the US will witness 95,400 cases per day, South Africa at 20,600, Iran at 17,000, Indonesia 13,200, UK with 4,200, Nigeria with 4,000, Turkey with 4,000, France at 3,300, and Germany at 3,000 cases.
The world may witness 249 million (24.9 crore) cases and 1.75 million (17.5 lakh) deaths by spring 2021 in 84 countries basis absence of breakthroughs in treatment or vaccination, according to the study.