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India reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus infections for a 12th straight day on Monday to take its overall number of cases to just shy of 20 million.India reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus infections for a 12th straight day on Monday to take its overall number of cases to just shy of 20 million.

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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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As daily case counts in India soar far beyond what other countries have reported, experts caution the official COVID-19 numbers from the world's second most populous country are likely a massive undercount.As daily case counts in India soar far beyond what other countries have reported, experts caution the official COVID-19 numbers from the world's second most populous country are likely a massive undercount.

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Boris Johnson promised 'the UK will always be there for India' while Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (pictured) said UK would 'look very carefully' at any request for vaccines from India.Boris Johnson promised 'the UK will always be there for India' while Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (pictured) said UK would 'look very carefully' at any request for vaccines from India.

UK to dispatch a further 1,000 ventilators to India amid a surge of Covid-19 infections | Daily Mail Online

Editorial: Sending ventilators is useful but vaccines would be life-savingEditorial: Sending ventilators is useful but vaccines would be life-saving

The UK should be doing more to help India – sending vaccine supplies would be a start | The Independent

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a phone call on Monday with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, wherein they exchanged views on the prevailing COVID-19 condition in India and the European Union (EU).Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a phone call on Monday with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, wherein they exchanged views on the prevailing COVID-19 condition in India and the European Union (EU).

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India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19 – Kelowna Capital News

"With an excess supply of ventilators in Saskatchewan, we are well positioned to provide this humanitarian support to India during a time of great need."

Saskatchewan sending 100 ventilators to India | Regina Leader Post

Saskatchewan sending 100 ventilators to India | Regina Leader Post

As daily case counts in India soar far beyond what other countries have reported, experts caution the official COVID-19 numbers from the world's second most populous country are likely a massive undercount.As daily case counts in India soar far beyond what other countries have reported, experts caution the official COVID-19 numbers from the world's second most populous country are likely a massive undercount.

Coronavirus: Why is India's pandemic data vastly undercounted? | CTV News

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

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

So far, the virus has killed 215,542 people in India.So far, the virus has killed 215,542 people in India.

India’s daily COVID-19 deaths break records at over 3K as another state imposes lockdown - National | Globalnews.ca

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Patients die to to lack of oxygen as more than 300,000 new cases reported for a 12th straight dayPatients die to to lack of oxygen as more than 300,000 new cases reported for a 12th straight day

Authorities struggle to cope as coronavirus crisis deepens in India

It seems fashionable to think the coronavirus crisis is over or is passing into memory thanks to vaccines and new protocols. It is not. The pyres in India are a reminder that COVID-19 is not gone, dissipated or any other wishful thinking. What does the Indian situation mean in the bigger picture? COVID-19 variants and pathogen management are going to be key factors, even asIt seems fashionable to think the coronavirus crisis is over or is passing into memory thanks to vaccines and new protocols. It is not. The pyres in India are a reminder that COVID-19 is not gone,

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Based on modelling from a previous surge in India, the true infection numbers could be 10 times higher than the official reports indicate.Based on modelling from a previous surge in India, the true infection numbers could be 10 times higher than the official reports indicate.

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Defence Advisor of Tanzania passes away because of COVID-19 at the Base Hospital in New DelhiDefence Advisor of Tanzania passes away because of COVID-19 at the Base Hospital in New Delhi

India reports first foreign diplomat casualty from COVID-19

More Covid-19 aid lands in India as Canada, Brazil struggle with outbreaksMore Covid-19 aid lands in India as Canada, Brazil struggle with outbreaks

More Covid-19 aid lands in India as Canada, Brazil struggle with outbreaks - RFI

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

India postponed exams for trainee doctors and nurses on Monday, freeing them up to fight the world's biggest surge in coronavirus infections, as the health system crumbles under the weight of new cases and hospitals run out of beds and oxygen.India postponed exams for trainee doctors and nurses on Monday, freeing them up to fight the world's biggest surge in coronavirus infections, as the health system crumbles under the weight of new cases and hospitals run out of beds and oxygen.

Trainee Indian doctors pulled from exams to fight world’s biggest COVID surge | Reuters

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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

The country's medical system is overwhelmed, and thousands are dying each day. This crisis won't remain inside India's borders for long.The country's medical system is overwhelmed, and thousands are dying each day. This crisis won't remain inside India's borders for long.

India's catastrophic second wave of COVID: Why it matters everywhere - CNET

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

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

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

As COVID-19 cases and death in India rose to new records, foreign donors sent more emergency medical aid to alleviate a dire oxygen shortage in the South...As COVID-19 cases and death in India rose to new records, foreign donors sent more emergency medical aid to alleviate a dire oxygen shortage in the South...

Oxygen aid arrives in India as COVID-19 death toll hits record high | Daily Sabah

The UK said Sunday it was sending an extra 1,000 oxygen ventilators to Covid-struck India, as a group of doctors staged their own...The UK said Sunday it was sending an extra 1,000 oxygen ventilators to Covid-struck India, as a group of doctors staged their own...

UK sends 1,000 more ventilators to India as doctors rally | Inquirer News

Our South Asia correspondent reflects on a catastrophe that is now affecting the lives of almost everyone in the countryOur South Asia correspondent reflects on a catastrophe that is now affecting the lives of almost everyone in the country

Covering India’s Covid crisis: ‘Hundreds of journalists have lost their lives’ | India | The Guardian

NEW DELHI: India struggled to contain one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks with nearly 400,000 new infections reported Sunday, as more international aid arrived in the South Asian nation to help end the crisis.NEW DELHI: India struggled to contain one of the world's worst coronavirus outbreaks with nearly 400,000 new infections reported Sunday, as more international aid arrived in the South Asian nation to help end the crisis.

Covid aid lands in India as Canada, Brazil fight outbreaks: world update

The two leaders spoke ahead of India-EU Leaders' virtual meeting on 8 May. PM Modi said he was confident the meeting will provide new momentum to India-EU strategic partnership.The two leaders spoke ahead of India-EU Leaders' virtual meeting on 8 May. PM Modi said he was confident the meeting will provide new momentum to India-EU strategic partnership.

PM Modi thanks EU for support in Covid fight during talks with European Commission president

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The two leaders exchanged views on the prevailing Covid-19 situation in India and the EU, including India’s ongoing efforts to contain the second wave of Covid-19.The two leaders exchanged views on the prevailing Covid-19 situation in India and the EU, including India’s ongoing efforts to contain the second wave of Covid-19.

PM Modi holds telephonic conversation with European Commission President, discusses Covid situation

By HH Mohrmen The second wave of COVID-19 which hit the nation has changed people’s (especially of those outside the country) perceptions about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that of the country as a whole. The international media in nearly every corner of the world does not have kind words for the government’s mishandling of […]

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Here's the latest from around the world on the pandemic. Here's the latest from around the world on the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 from around the world - Tuesday, May 4 | Newshub

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?

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?

PM Modi expressed his appreciation of the EU and its member states for mobilising quick support for India's fight against the pandemic.PM Modi expressed his appreciation of the EU and its member states for mobilising quick support for India's fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi, European Commission president exchange views on COVID-19 situation - The Economic Times

PM Modi expressed his appreciation of the EU and its member states for mobilising quick support for India's fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi, European Commission president exchange views on COVID-19 situation - The Economic Times

Franklin Jones, who runs World Vision's response, says the crisis is devastating.Franklin Jones, who runs World Vision's response, says the crisis is devastating.

India Covid-19 appeal: No hospital beds, 'acute shortage' of oxygen - NZ Herald

The UK will send 1,000 more ventilators to India ahead of British PM Boris Johnson's virtual talks with PM Narendra Modi to deepen cooperation between the two countries.The UK will send 1,000 more ventilators to India ahead of British PM Boris Johnson's virtual talks with PM Narendra Modi to deepen cooperation between the two countries.

UK to send 1,000 more ventilators ahead of Modi-Johnson virtual talks on Tuesday - Coronavirus Outbreak News

Even after more than a year of devastating coronavirus surges across the world, the intensity and scale of India's current crisis stands out, with patients desperate for short supplies of oxygen, pleas for help from overwhelmed hospitals, and images of body bags and funeral pyres.Even after more than a year of devastating coronavirus surges across the world, the intensity and scale of India's current crisis stands out, with patients desperate for short supplies of oxygen, pleas for help from overwhelmed hospitals, and images of body bags and funeral pyres.

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UK rushes aid to India as COVID-19 surge kills thousands dailyHospitals in India have been overwhelmed by the number of coronavirus patients.

UK rushes aid to India as COVID-19 surge kills thousands daily | Euronews

March and April saw relatively lower case reports, and fifty-three of the past 57 days' reported cases have been under 1,000.March and April saw relatively lower case reports, and fifty-three of the past 57 days' reported cases have been under 1,000.

Arizona COVID-19 May 3 update: 652 new cases, no new known deaths

Reuters reports that India faces the peak of its COVID-19 pandemic this week, with total infections approaching 20 million after 368,147 new cases over the past 24 hours, while the death toll rose by 3,417 to 218,959, health ministry data shows. At least 3.4 million people are currently being treated. But medical experts say actual numbers could be five to 10 times higher.By Aaron Humes: Reuters reports that India faces the peak of its COVID-19 pandemic this week, with total infections approaching 20 million after 368,147 new cases over the past 24 hours, while the death toll rose by 3,417 to 218,959, health ministry data shows. At least 3.4 million people are curren

India’s COVID-19 crisis: COVID-19 cases near 20 million, record deaths, another lockdown

The Indian government has lifted customs duty and health cess on imports of COVID-19 relief materials like Remdesivir injection, medical grade oxygen and oxygenThe Indian government has lifted customs duty and health cess on imports of COVID-19 relief materials like Remdesivir injection, medical grade oxygen and oxygen

To get more oxygen concentrators, Remdesivir injections and COVID-19 vaccines, India temporarily lifts customs duty and cess on imports | Business Insider India