Washington Post: Meet the Kovids. These people share the same name as the covid-19 pandemic.
Washington Post: Meet the Kovids. These people share the same name as the covid-19 pandemic.. “The pandemic has fundamentally changed the lives of the people who share the Sanskrit name of Kovid. And many of the Kovids are tired of the jokes. Several have even bonded over social media, forming a loose network to discuss and complain about their shared experiences of being mocked for a name that means ‘scholar or learned person’ — and is referenced in Vedic literature, including within a Hindu prayer dedicated to Lord Hanuman — yet takes on a whole new meaning in the covid pandemic.”