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Witnessing COVID chaos in India's hospitals, graveyards and crematoriums

Jun 03 2021

NEW DELHI Covering the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic as it tore through Indian cities, towns and villages was overwhelming at times.

Death in the Himalayas: Poverty, fear, stretched resources propel India's COVID crisis

May 26 2021

PAURI GARHWAL, India Pramila Devi's shrouded body lay on a bier, resting on a rock on the banks of a muddy Ganges.

Under a tree, one Indian village cares for its COVID-19 sick

May 17 2021

MEWLA GOPALGARH, India In a village in northern India engulfed by COVID-19, the sick lie on cots under a tree, glucose drips hanging from a branch. Cows graze all around, while syringes and empty medicine packets are strewn on the ground. | Video

Under a tree, one Indian village cares for its COVID-19 sick

May 17 2021

MEWLA GOPALGARH, India In a village in northern India engulfed by COVID-19, the sick lie on cots under a tree, glucose drips hanging from a branch. Cows graze all around, while syringes and empty medicine packets are strewn on the ground. | Video

Global concern grows as COVID-19 variant ravages rural India

May 12 2021

NEW DELHI India's coronavirus death toll crossed 250,000 on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, leaving families to weep over the dead in rural hospitals or camp in wards to tend the sick.

India's brutal COVID wave brings tragic scenes to small town hospital

May 12 2021

BIJNOR, India, In the emergency room of a public hospital in northern India on Tuesday, a man was trying to revive his mother who had just died from COVID-19-like symptoms.

A Sikh temple aids India's COVID patients battling for breath

Apr 25 2021

GHAZIABAD, India Indian coronavirus patient Vidhya Devi, 70, should have been in emergency care at a New Delhi hospital, but instead she lay on the backseat of a car outside a Sikh temple, battling for breath, as she was connected to an oxygen tank on the street.

COVID patients die on trolleys outside Delhi hospital

Apr 23 2021

NEW DELHI Straining against his weight, Shayam Narayan's brothers haul him from a rickshaw onto a hospital trolley in India's capital New Delhi.

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