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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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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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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

Biden says the US will share its COVID vaccines after all Americans have access. But this may be untenable in light of India's crisis, advocates say.Biden says the US will share its COVID vaccines after all Americans have access. But this may be untenable in light of India's crisis, advocates say.

India gets US aid amid COVID crisis as Biden weighs vaccine sharing

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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

India's total coronavirus caseload neared 20 million Monday, in stark contrast to gradual reopenings in Europe and other wealthier parts of the world where rapid vaccination programmes have helped keep new cases down.India's total coronavirus caseload neared 20 million Monday, in stark contrast to gradual reopenings in Europe and other wealthier parts of the world where rapid vaccination programmes have helped keep new cases down.

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

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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 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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India nears 20 mln Covid cases as Europe eyes opening upIndia nears 20 mln Covid cases as Europe eyes opening up

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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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Desperate messages continued on Sunday night as Delhi's oxygen crisis shows no signs of abating.Desperate messages continued on Sunday night as Delhi's oxygen crisis shows no signs of abating.

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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.

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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

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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India's total Covid caseload neared 20 million on Monday as oxygen shortages in hospitals exacerbated a devastating second wave and much-needed foreign assistance continued to pour in.India's total Covid caseload neared 20 million on Monday as oxygen shortages in hospitals exacerbated a devastating second wave and much-needed foreign assistance continued to pour in.

Deadly oxygen shortages as India nears 20m cases

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Boris Johnson makes pledge prior to call on Tuesday with Narendra Modi that replaces cancelled visitBoris Johnson makes pledge prior to call on Tuesday with Narendra Modi that replaces cancelled visit

UK to send 1,000 more ventilators to India to help with Covid crisis | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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

India: Court threatens federal government over oxygen failure | 2021/05/02India: Court threatens federal government over oxygen failure

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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

A Sky News team spends the day in one New Delhi hospital with doctors saying the crisis should be treated "like an earthquake".A Sky News team spends the day in one New Delhi hospital with doctors saying the crisis should be treated "like an earthquake".

COVID-19: Doctors scramble for oxygen supplies as India's coronavirus crisis worsens | World News | Sky News

Delhi's Madhukar Rainbow Children Hospital Sunday sounded an alarm about their dwindling stocks of oxygen, saying 50 people, including four newborns, are "at risk".Delhi's Madhukar Rainbow Children Hospital Sunday sounded an alarm about their dwindling stocks of oxygen, saying 50 people, including four newborns, are "at risk".

‘Lives at risk, major tragedy may occur': 2 Delhi hospitals ring oxygen alarm bells | Deccan Herald

India’s Covid catastrophe and the lessons for governments around the world on preparing for the next wave. I arrived in Delhi with my wife on 15th April 2021 as the Covid-19 pandemic had started to rage through our country. Our only motivation was to be with our respective mothers who live alone in Delhi. When […]

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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

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

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.

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Twenty-one critically ill patients died overnight between April 23 and 24 at the hospital in Rohini amid a serious oxygen crisis.Twenty-one critically ill patients died overnight between April 23 and 24 at the hospital in Rohini amid a serious oxygen crisis.

21 at Jaipur Golden hospital succumbed to comorbidities, not O2 shortage: Delhi govt to High Court | Hindustan Times

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

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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.

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With a surge in the number of severe COVID-19 patients in the country, the demand for oxygen supplies has only increased. While a large population of With a surge in the number of severe COVID-19 patients in the country, the demand for oxygen supplies has only increased. While a large population of

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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.

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Several other hospitals in the capital, too, continued to scramble for oxygen supplies with six of them, including two children’s facilities, saying they were left with barely a few hours of supply.Several other hospitals in the capital, too, continued to scramble for oxygen supplies with six of them, including two children’s facilities, saying they were left with barely a few hours of supply.

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The Indian Express spoke to four hospitals in the city that confirmed there has been a drop in the allocated oxygen supply.The Indian Express spoke to four hospitals in the city that confirmed there has been a drop in the allocated oxygen supply.

Hospitals across Delhi say having to cope with less oxygen than needed | Cities News,The Indian Express

India reported 368,147 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours while the death toll rose by 3,417 to 218,959, according to the data shared by the country's health ministry.

Malta donates oxygen equipment to India - Newsbook

As India continues to grapple with the second wave of Coronavirus, oxygen concentrators or generators have seen a surge in demand, as patients scramble to get hold of one due to the alarming drops in oxygen levels.We spoke to health care experts to understand when oxygen concentrators should be used.

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India’s fight against a surge in coronavirus cases will be reinforced by new UK Government support announced by the Prime Minister today. India’s fight against a surge in coronavirus cases will be reinforced by new UK Government support announced by the Prime Minister today.

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South Africa registered 897 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 1,584,961. A further 35 Covid-19-related deaths were reported, taking total deaths to 54,452.South Africa registered 897 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 1,584,961. A further 35 Covid-19-related deaths were reported, taking total deaths to 54,452.

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"Last year, in February-March, a lot of experts had said that India will be the worst-affected country, there will be tsunami of cases. They predicted two million deaths in the country. But India moved ahead with a proactive public participation," Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proclaimed on January 28, 2021, not too many months ago. Modi boasted his success on a world"Last year, in February-March, a lot of experts had said that India will be the worst-affected country, there will be tsunami of cases.

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