Back to their roots: India’s tribes reap the benefits of their good habits

The harmonious relationship between the tribes and their surrounds has proven a successful deterrent for Covid

07 December 2020 - 20:16 By Moushumi Basu

A few weeks ago, Mukteshwar Kalo, a member of the Kondh tribe in eastern India, suddenly came down with a fever, cough and aches.

Nearly anywhere else, these symptoms would be enough to raise fears of Covid-19, but 58-year-old Kalo, who lives in Surupa village in the state of Odisha, was not worried...

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