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A peak of the current surge is expected later this month.A peak of the current surge is expected later this month.

India's Covid-19 cases top 20 million, as virus surge to 'be horrible for next several weeks'

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has called for a nationwide lockdown as the country's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million, becoming the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has called for a nationwide lockdown as the country's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million, becoming the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.

India lockdown calls as virus cases hit over 20 million

At least 23 critically ill Covid-19 patients died yesterday in a hospital in the south of India due to oxygen shortages, while some Indians were turning to witch doctors after the country’s healthcare system collapsed.At least 23 critically ill Covid-19 patients died yesterday in a hospital in the south of India due to oxygen shortages, while some Indians were turning to witch doctors after the country’s healthcare system collapsed.

Shortages of oxygen lead to deaths as many turn to witch cures - Independent.ie

Ireland’s second shipment of donated medical equipment was welcomed at Delhi Airport todayIreland’s second shipment of donated medical equipment was welcomed at Delhi Airport today

Covid: Hundreds of Irish ventilators and oxygen concentrators arrive in India

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The country has witnessed scenes of people dying outside overwhelmed hospitals and funeral pyres lighting up the night skyThe country has witnessed scenes of people dying outside overwhelmed hospitals and funeral pyres lighting up the night sky

‘Horrible’ weeks ahead as Covid-19 cases in India surpass 20 million

A court in India's capital New Delhi has become the last hope for many hospitals struggling to get oxygen for COVID-19 patients as supplies run dangerously short while government officials bicker over who is responsible.A court in India's capital New Delhi has become the last hope for many hospitals struggling to get oxygen for COVID-19 patients as supplies run dangerously short while government officials bicker over who is responsible.

‘Last resort’: Desperate for oxygen, Indian hospitals go to court | Reuters

India is currently undergoing a devastating surge of COVID-19, with 400,000 daily cases two days in a row last week. Here's how to help.The country's daily toll for COVID-19 cases passed 400,000 two days in a row last week.

Where to Donate to Help India During COVID-19 Surge | Health.com

India's second wave of Covid-19, including a new variant, has overwhelmed its hospitals. Nationalists like Narendra Modi and Jair Bolsonaro haven't helped. Nationalists from India to Brazil are facing political pressure over their lax Covid-19 policies.

India's Modi made all of Trump's Covid mistakes but on a much bigger scale

India’s prime minister advanced a muscular foreign policy, but his mishandling of the pandemic is an embarrassing step back.

Modi Squandered India’s Soft Power and Dreams of Self-Sufficiency Amid COVID-19 Second Wave

While some experts speculate the variant could be partially responsible for India's current surge in SARS-CoV-2 infections, information about the effects of its mutations is only beginning to emerge.While some experts speculate the variant could be partially responsible for India's current surge in SARS-CoV-2 infections, information about the effects of its mutations is only beginning to emerge.

What Scientists Know About the B.1.617 Coronavirus Variant | The Scientist Magazine®

Modi thanks EU Member States for mobilising quick assistanceModi thanks EU Member States for mobilising quick assistance

Italy, U.K., Qatar send oxygen support, ventilators - The Hindu

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the coronavirus that was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Cumulative global cases have reacheTotal infections in India top 20 million; Cambodia reports record 938 daily cases

Coronavirus latest: Europe starts review of China's Sinovac shot - Nikkei Asia

Country grappling with oxygen shortages and lack of beds while crematoriums are overloadedCountry grappling with oxygen shortages and lack of beds while crematoriums are overloaded

India Covid cases pass 20m as calls grow for national lockdown | India | The Guardian

India received a shipment of 282 oxygen cylinders, 60 oxygen concentrators, ventilators and other medical supplies from Kuwait on May 4. The flight carrying the medical supplies landed in New Delhi. Arindam Bagchi, official spokesperson, the Ministry of External Affairs expressed gratitude to Kuwait for this gesture and said it would deepen fraternal ties of friendship between the two countries. India is struggling with the second wave of the coronavirus infection. Several countries have extended support with Covid medical aid. Watch the full video for more.India received a shipment of 282 oxygen cylinders, 60 oxygen concentrators, ventilators and other medical supplies from Kuwait on May 4. The flight carrying the medical supplies landed in New Delhi. Arindam Bagchi, official spokesperson, the Ministry of External Affairs expressed gratitude to Kuwait for this gesture and said it would deepen fraternal ties of friendship between the two countries. India is struggling with the second wave of the coronavirus infection. Several countries have extended support with Covid medical aid. Watch the full video for more.

Watch: India receives 282 oxygen cylinders, 60 oxygen concentrators from Kuwait | Hindustan Times

India’s terrible Covid tragedy, still on the rise, reveals who really keeps the country from falling apart.India’s terrible Covid tragedy, still on the rise, reveals who really keeps the country from falling apart.

India: Smoke and mirrors

“There is too much demand, and not enough supply, so we are forced to sell oxygen at ten times its price,” a seller told VICE World News.“There is too much demand, and not enough supply, so we are forced to sell oxygen at ten times its price,” a seller told VICE World News.

India’s Black Market for Oxygen Is Booming. Only the Rich Can Afford It.

Germany's ambassador in New Delhi issues a grim warning as Europe sends more aidGermany's ambassador in New Delhi issues a grim warning as Europe sends more aid

'People are dying in cars': international aid surges for India's Covid-19 crisis | The National

As cases soar, experts say official numbers from world’s second-most populous country are likely a massive undercount.As cases soar, experts say official numbers from world’s second-most populous country are likely a massive undercount.

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It has a population one-sixth the size of India - yet it has recorded more deaths per million than anywhere else in the world. Here's why.It has a population one-sixth the size of India - yet it has recorded more deaths per million than anywhere else in the world. Here's why.

The country where Covid is more deadly than it is in India

Large shipments of Covid-related aid arrived today from various countries in India which is facing an acute resource crunch amid its ferocious battle against the pandemic.Large shipments of Covid-related aid arrived today from various countries in India which is facing an acute resource crunch amid its ferocious battle against the pandemic.

Covid Aid: Oxygen Cylinders, Medical Equipment, Ventilators Arrive From US, UAE, UK

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Health system in India crumbles under weight of new coronavirus cases, hospitals run out of beds and oxygenHealth system in India crumbles under weight of new coronavirus cases, hospitals run out of beds and oxygen

Trainee Indian doctors pulled from exams to fight world’s biggest coronavirus surge

Responsibility for the human catastrophe now unfolding across India lies not just with the Modi government, but with all of India’s capitalist establishment. It has starved the health care system of resources for decades and even now opposes the closing of nonessential businesses.Responsibility for the human catastrophe now unfolding across India lies not just with the Modi government, but with all of India’s capitalist establishment. It has starved the health care system of resources for decades and even now opposes the closing of nonessential businesses.

Mounting popular anger in India over Modi government’s criminal mishandling of pandemic - World Socialist Web Site

India has become the second nation after the US to record more than 20 million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. The opposition in the country has called for a nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of the virus.India has become the second nation after the US to record more than 20 million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. The opposition in the country has called for a nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of the virus.

Grim milestone: India’s Covid-19 cases surpass 20 million as country suffers from medical oxygen shortages — RT World News

India's tally of coronavirus infections crosses 20 million - The Jerusalem post

The South Asian country's underfunded healthcare system is under severe strain, with fatal shortages of beds, drugs and oxygen leaving some to die awaiting treatment in long queues outside hospitals in capital New Delhi and other cities.The South Asian country's underfunded healthcare system is under severe strain, with fatal shortages of beds, drugs and oxygen leaving some to die awaiting treatment in long queues outside hospitals in capital New Delhi and other cities.

Oxygen shortages worsen India's Covid-19 crisis as cases near 20M

India’s variant may be driving the increase in infections there, but other variants from the Britain and South Africa have been widely reported.India’s variant may be driving the increase in infections there, but other variants from the Britain and South Africa have been widely reported.

What We Know about the COVID Variant from India

Cases have soared by around eight million since the end of March, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi under growing pressure to take decisive action to reverse the surge.Cases have soared by around eight million since the end of March, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi under growing pressure to take decisive action to reverse the surge.

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The aid so far has been a drop in the ocean of new cases and deaths each day.The aid so far has been a drop in the ocean of new cases and deaths each day.

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India's total Covid caseload soared past 20 million on Tuesday, official data showed, as the pandemic continued to wreak...India's total Covid caseload soared past 20 million on Tuesday, official data showed, as the pandemic continued to wreak...

India COVID-19 cases soar past 20 million—official data | Inquirer News

New cases rise by more than 300,000 for 12th straight day New cases rise by more than 300,000 for 12th straight day

India’s COVID-19 cases near 20 million, peak seen nearing | India – Gulf News

As daily coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths in India skyrocket, experts warn that the country's official numbers are likely a massive undercount.As daily coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths in India skyrocket, experts warn that the country's official numbers are likely a massive undercount.

Why India's coronavirus cases, deaths are vastly undercounted - Los Angeles Times

The country is the first to record over 400,000 new COVID-19 cases within a 24 hour window. This crisis won't remain inside India's borders for long.The country is the first to record over 400,000 new COVID-19 cases within a 24 hour window. This crisis won't remain inside India's borders for long.

Why India's second COVID wave matters everywhere - CNET

The world has been increasingly watching in horror as something akin to a humanitarian crisis unfolds in the country, where the numbers of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from the coronavirus mount at a staggering rate.The world has been increasingly watching in horror as something akin to a humanitarian crisis unfolds in the country, where the numbers of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from the coronavirus mount at a staggering rate.

Here’s What India’s Journalists Told Me About The Covid-19 Surge There

The admiration for how India handled the COVID-19 first wave will dissipate now and India will be judged for its lack of national capacity to deal with the second wave The admiration for how India handled the COVID-19 first wave will dissipate now and India will be judged for its lack of national capacity to deal with the second wave

COVID-19 Second Wave | Challenges To India’s Global Reputation

Another 357,229 Covid-19 infections and 3,449 new fatalities were recorded by the Indian health ministry on Tuesday. Medics believe the real figures could be between five and ten times higher.Another 357,229 Covid-19 infections and 3,449 new fatalities were recorded by the Indian health ministry on Tuesday. Medics believe the real figures could be between five and ten times higher.

India's cricket league is suspended as players come down with Covid-19 | Daily Mail Online

Medical experts have warned actual case numbers in India could be five to ten times higher than those reported. Medical experts have warned actual case numbers in India could be five to ten times higher than those reported.

Trainee doctors are being pulled from exams to help fight the world's biggest coronavirus surge | SBS News

Amid the unprecedented rise in coronavirus cases in India, COVID-19 assistance, in form of oxygen concentrators, ventilators, and other medical aid continued to come from countries around the world at the beginning of May, as the infections in the country reached the grim mark of 20 million cases on TuesdayAmid the unprecedented rise in coronavirus cases in India, COVID-19 assistance, in form of oxygen concentrators, ventilators, and other medical aid continued to come from countries around the world at the beginning of May, as the infections in the country reached the grim mark of 20 million cases on Tuesday

Medical aid continues to pour in as COVID-19 cases soar past 20 million mark in India - Times of Oman

Officials say infections are slowing, but erratic testing and under-reporting cast doubt on their claims.Officials say infections are slowing, but erratic testing and under-reporting cast doubt on their claims.

India passes 20 million cases amid oxygen shortage

Monday's roundup covers covid cases, herd immunity, travel orders, wasted vaccines, shot anxiety, ACA rules, drug pricing, opioids and more.Monday’s roundup covers covid cases, herd immunity, travel orders, wasted vaccines, shot anxiety, ACA rules, drug pricing, opioids and more.

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Chris Hall, who works for Virgin Atlantic, hopes to fly the machines over himself.Chris Hall, who works for Virgin Atlantic, hopes to fly the machines over himself.

Pilot raises funds to buy and ship 30 oxygen concentrators to India | Northwich Guardian

India News: The fifth in a series of consignments carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrived from the United States on Tuesday, as part of Covid-19 assistance. TheIndia News: The fifth in a series of consignments carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrived from the United States on Tuesday, as part of Covid-19 assistance. The

Covid-19: Fifth consignment carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrives from US | India News - Times of India

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The Political Fix: Is the Modi government taking on the virus – or fighting narrative battles?

A newsletter on politics and policy from Scroll.in. A newsletter on politics and policy from Scroll.in.

The Political Fix: Is the Modi government taking on the virus – or fighting narrative battles?

India's tally of confirmed coronavirus infections has topped 20 million. It is now the second country after the United States to pass the grim milestone.India's tally of confirmed coronavirus infections has topped 20 million. It is now the second country after the United States to pass the grim milestone.

India's coronavirus infection count passes 20 mil. | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis, and a top public health expert is warning of hard weeks ahead.COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis, and a top public health expert is warning of hard weeks ahead.

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The toll rose by 3,417 to 2,18,959 and active cases climbed to 34,13,642. The toll rose by 3,417 to 2,18,959 and active cases climbed to 34,13,642.

Coronavirus: With over 3.68 lakh new infections, India records slight drop in daily cases

Just one case of the COVID-19 variant, B.1.617 from India, has been confirmed in Michigan in Clinton County, north of Lansing, as of Monday.Just one case of the COVID-19 variant, B.1.617 from India, has been confirmed in Michigan in Clinton County, north of Lansing, as of Monday.

One case of COVID-19 Indian variant found in Michigan; none in Oakland County | Local-news | theoaklandpress.com