COVID-19 Sets off Mass Migration in India

Author/s
Mukhra R.,
Krishan K.,
Kanchan T.
Year
Language
English
Document Type
Article
Source Title
Archives of Medical Research
Publisher
Elsevier Inc.

Description

The communication discusses COVID-19 triggered reverse migration in India. India has witnessed the second largest mass migration in its history after the Partition of India in 1947, where more than 14 million people were displaced and migrated to India and Pakistan respectively, depending on their religious faiths. The opinion describes the trend of migration and related effects on the migrants as well as the nation at large. © 2020 IMSS

Migration angle
Region/Country (by coverage)
Index Keywords

Article; coronavirus disease 2019; human; India; migrant; migration; Pakistan; rural area; social isolation; trend study; urban area; virus transmission; vulnerable population; COVID-19; Human Migration; Humans; India; SARS-CoV-2; Transients and Migrants