Puja Changoiwala

Contributing Writer

People in India stand near a red van that serves as a mobile testing center for COVID-19 .
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Why South Asia’s COVID-19 Numbers Are So Low (For Now)

June 23, 2020

Many theories have been offered for why the official COVID-19 toll on the Indian subcontinent has been surprisingly low. The best explanation may be the shortage of good, timely data.

About the author

Puja Changoiwala is an award-winning independent journalist and author based in Mumbai. She writes about the intersections of gender, crime, technology, social justice and human rights in India.