Coronavirus

Coronavirus

After gas leak tragedy, Bhopal victims fall prey to virus

Victims of a horrifying 1984 gas leak in the Indian city of Bhopal, who have long suffered the debilitating fallout of the world's worst...

Migrant children at risk of dropping out of school after moving back to hometowns

Sunita Majhi (name changed) wants to become a doctor. Her father Shyam Majhi believed in his daughter's dream and to fulfil that he sold...

Why one UK resort town is urging visitors to stay away

It may seem like an odd message from a summer resort, but businesses in Margate on England's south coast are urging people to stay...

South Africans quench thirst with moonshine during lockdown ban

A craze for homebrewing has swept across South Africa since the government banned the sale of alcohol to help hospitals and keep order during...

Stable condition: Kashmir horse quarantined on virus fears

A horse has been placed in home quarantine in Indian Kashmir on fears it may have caught coronavirus after its rider came into contact...

India quarterly growth worst in two decades as lockdown bites

India's economy grew at its slowest pace in at least two decades last quarter, government data showed Friday, with warnings of far worse to...

Inside a COVID-19 hospital in India, doctors see no end in sight

It was barely noon on Thursday when the metal doors of the mortuary at a hospital in south New Delhi swung open and staff...

Indian doctors go online to treat patients amid coronavirus outbreak

As India's health system grapples with the coronavirus, doctors are increasingly going online to consult with patients suffering less critical or chronic diseases, while the...

Mumbai DJ swaps deck for doctor’s scrubs to fight coronavirus

As India's financial capital Mumbai battled a growing number of coronavirus cases, local DJ Sanjay Meriya set aside his turntable and dusted off a long-unused...

India coronavirus death toll passes China’s

India's coronavirus death toll passed neighbouring China's on Friday, with 175 new fatalities in 24 hours taking the total to 4,706, according to official...
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