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She Was Pregnant. She Was Sick. And In India, She Had Nowhere To Go

She Was Pregnant. She Was Sick. And In India, She Had...

Priyali Sur, 29 weeks pregnant, at home in Delhi on April 30. Boaz Slater Lee hide caption toggle caption Boaz Slater Lee Priyali Sur, 29 weeks pregnant, at home in Delhi on April 30. Boaz Slater Lee When the call came from the doctor that afternoon, it was ominous. "They said that [my wife, Minal]…
Rare fungal infections that destroy eyeballs and kill are on the rise in India

Rare fungal infections that destroy eyeballs and kill are on the...

Enlarge / A health worker exits an ambulance outside a quarantine center in the Goregaon suburb of Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories As the pandemic coronavirus continues to ravage India, doctors are reporting a disturbing uptick in cases of a rare, potentially fatal fungal infection among people recovered…
India May Be Undercounting Its Massive COVID-19 Infection Numbers

India May Be Undercounting Its Massive COVID-19 Infection Numbers

India's daily coronavirus infection rates have topped 400,000. But official numbers are considered to be an undercount as the country's heath care system struggles to test and treat patients.
Is The Variant From India The Most Contagious Coronavirus Mutant On The Planet?

Is The Variant From India The Most Contagious Coronavirus Mutant On...

This depiction of the coronavirus shows the main mutation sites of the South African coronavirus variant B.1.351 and the UK variant B.1.1.7. The virus spike protein (red) is bound to the surface of a human cell (blue). Juan Gaertner/Science Source hide caption toggle caption Juan Gaertner/Science Source This depiction of the coronavirus shows the main…
Why Is India Running Out Of Oxygen?

Why Is India Running Out Of Oxygen?

A patient breathes with the help of oxygen provided at a tent installed at a gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs, in Ghaziabad, India, on May 2. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images A patient breathes with the help of oxygen provided at a tent installed…
India Crosses 20 Million COVID-19 Cases As Critical Shortages Worsen

India Crosses 20 Million COVID-19 Cases As Critical Shortages Worsen

India has reported more than 20 million coronavirus cases, adding more than 2.6 million new cases in the past week alone. Here, women wait to refill empty oxygen cylinders in New Delhi. Oxygen shortages are blamed for deaths at even the best-equipped urban hospitals in India. Amal KS/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption toggle…
India Is Counting Thousands of Daily COVID Deaths. How Many Is It Missing?

India Is Counting Thousands of Daily COVID Deaths. How Many Is...

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Indians who lost their lives to COVID-19 are cremated in funeral pyres in New Delhi. The aerial photo was taken on April 26. Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images Indians who lost their lives to COVID-19 are cremated in funeral pyres in New Delhi. The aerial photo…
Contractor that ruined 15M doses of J&J vaccine is holding up vaccine to India

Contractor that ruined 15M doses of J&J vaccine is holding up...

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Enlarge / Funeral pyres of people who died of COVID-19 being prepared simultaneously at Gazipur crematorium on April 26, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories India‚Äôs skyrocketing surge of COVID-19 cases has launched the country into the most harrowing crisis yet in the pandemic. While international aid pours into the country,…
India Confirms More Than 200,000 Coronavirus Cases In A Day

India Confirms More Than 200,000 Coronavirus Cases In A Day

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A medical worker is seen at a quarantine center for Covid-19 coronavirus infected patients at a banquet hall, which was converted into an isolation center to handle the rising cases of infection in New Delhi, India. Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anindito Mukherjee/Getty Images A medical worker is seen at a quarantine center…
India Breaks Its Single-Day Case Record With More Than 100,000 New Infections

India Breaks Its Single-Day Case Record With More Than 100,000 New...

People wait for coronavirus tests outside a court in Mumbai on Monday as India reported its biggest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption toggle caption Rafiq Maqbool/AP People wait for coronavirus tests outside a court in Mumbai on Monday as India reported its biggest single-day spike in…

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