Lauren Frayer

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COVID-19 Is Devastating Rural India. But We Don't Know How Much

Sunday, May 16, 2021

The extent of COVID-19's wrath in rural India is not fully known. Hospitals are full. Testing is scant, illiteracy is high and most deaths are never registered.

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'Everything Happened So Quick': Couple In India Both Lose Fathers To COVID-19

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

After seven years in the U.S., a husband and wife returned to their native India to be close to their parents. But they had less time than they hoped, losing both their fathers to COVID-19 last month.

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'This Government Has Failed Us': Anger Rises In India Over PM Modi's COVID Response

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

India's health system is collapsing as daily coronavirus cases surge. Will the COVID-19 crisis check the power of the country's most popular leader in decades?

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India May Be Undercounting Its Massive COVID-19 Infection Numbers

Saturday, May 08, 2021

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.

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Modi Faces Anger, Criticism Over India's COVID-19 Crisis

Friday, May 07, 2021

Indians are angry. They can't get vaccines, hospital beds, or oxygen, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi hasn't addressed the nation on TV in weeks. How will India's COVID-19 collapse affect him?

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Why Is India Running Out Of Oxygen?

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Hospitals don't have enough oxygen for patients on ventilators. There are delivery bottlenecks. Families are sometimes told to get their own supplies. Health experts say it didn't have to be this way.

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India G-7 Delegation Forced To Self-Isolate After Positive Coronavirus Tests

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his entourage at the gathering in the United Kingdom will attend meetings virtually after two members of the delegation reportedly tested positive.

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

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

In just the past week, India has seen its COVID-19 cases jump by 2,646,526 — a figure that, if it stood alone, would make India the 14th worst-hit nation in the world.

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Countries Are Sending Aid To India — But It's Been Slow To Reach Patients Who Need It

Monday, May 03, 2021

Other countries are donating oxygen to India after hospitals ran out. How quickly can supply chains be fixed, to rush this aid to COVID-19 patients in need?

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The Latest On Vaccine-Strapped India COVID-19 Crisis

Saturday, May 01, 2021

India has expanded eligibility for vaccination to everyone over the age of 18. But the country does not have enough vaccines for everyone, amid a record-setting spike in the number of new cases.

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India Is Counting Thousands Of Daily COVID Deaths. How Many Is It Missing?

Friday, April 30, 2021

Scientists, funeral directors and survivors say the real numbers of infections and deaths in India may be many times more than the reported figures.

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As India's COVID-19 Cases Rise, Americans Are Encouraged To Leave

Friday, April 30, 2021

The number of new COVID-19 cases in India has hit another record. Now the State Department is urging Americans to leave.

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India's Real Death Toll May Be Many Times Higher Than The Official Count

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Many Indians are dying without COVID-19 tests or medical care. Crematoriums are overwhelmed, and scientists say India's real death toll may be many times higher than the official government count.

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U.S. Sending Emergency Assistance As COVID-19 Overwhelms India's Health System

Monday, April 26, 2021

India is now where the coronavirus is spreading fastest. The country's health system is collapsing under the weight of record-breaking caseloads. The U.S. is sending assistance.

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India's COVID-19 Cases Break World Records 4 Days In A Row

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Nearly 350,000 new cases were confirmed Sunday, more than any country on any day since the pandemic began. India's health system is collapsing. There are pleas for oxygen, hospital beds and medicine.

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Oxygen Rationing, Test Shortages: India Caught Unprepared In COVID-19 Crisis

Saturday, April 24, 2021

India's health system is collapsing under a record surge of coronavirus cases. Hospitals are overloaded and experiencing widespread dearth of life-saving equipment and medicines.

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How India Is Confronting Disinformation On Social Media Ahead Of Elections

Thursday, April 22, 2021

As Prime Minister Modi's party tries to win control in upcoming elections in India, his party is using a highly effective social media strategy. But that's where politics can veer into disinformation.

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How India Went From A Ray Of Hope To A World Record For Most COVID Cases In A Day

Thursday, April 22, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload plummeted to record lows in February. Now a startling spike is causing health systems — and possibly law and order — to break down. What went wrong?

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Sudden Coronavirus Spike Overwhelms India's Health Care System

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

India is grappling with shortages of hospital beds, oxygen and vaccines amid a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases. Scientists are scrambling to sequence new variants.

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COVID-19 Is Now Spreading Fastest In India — Pushing Its Health System Near Collapse

Monday, April 19, 2021

India is now where the coronavirus is spreading fastest. With shortages of hospital beds, oxygen and vaccines, the country's health system is near collapse.

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