[Site last updated: 31 July 2020]
This website provides information on Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education’s (HBCSE) response to COVID-19. Additionally, to limit the overload of (unauthenticated and authenticated) information that we are being exposed to in connection to COVID-19, this website will also attempt to collate updated, useful, relevant, easy to read and authentic resources.
As Mumbai transcends to #MissionBeginAgain, there will be easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening of the lockdown in the city. HBCSE should also prepare itself for this phased opening. Here are the guidelines for all HBCSE members to follow to keep the centre covid-free.
Also see: CovidGyan website: A multi-institutional, multi-lingual science communication initiative by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) and other institutions to deal with the challenge of getting reliable information on the Covid-19 pandemic.
You must have been hearing a lot about “social distancing” and “flattening the curve”. But what does this really mean? To know why “social distancing” (limited contact) is helpful for tackling viral outbreaks such as COVID-19, go here.