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Dealing with biomedical waste in the time of Covid-19 presents huge challenge

IndiaTimes Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
India has clear rules to deal with biomedical waste but the Covid-19 pandemic has presented a unique challenge where the country has to deal with an unestimated amount of such waste exclusively from dedicated Covid hospitals, quarantine centres and home quarantine facilities. The task has become all the more difficult as many states lack strict monitoring mechanisms.
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