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Delhi's popular autorickshaws become COVID-19 ambulances

It's not the most conventional way to get to hospital, but with Delhi running short of ambulances, authorities have turned some of the city's ubiquitous three-wheeled autorickshaws into makeshift ambulances...

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Delhi's popular autorickshaws become COVID-19 ambulances

It's not the most conventional way to get to hospital, but with Delhi running short of ambulances, authorities have turned some of the city's ubiquitous three-wheeled autorickshaws into makeshift ambulances to ferry COVID-19 patients, reports Reuters. Actual ambulances are hard to come by as a devastating surge in cases overwhelms the healthcare system. Families have had to make their own...

Scientist warns further Covid waves 'inevitable' in India

A top scientific adviser to the Indian government warned on Wednesday the country would inevitably face further waves of the coronavirus pandemic, as almost 4,000 people died in the space of a day. With hospitals scrabbling for beds and oxygen in response to a deadly second surge in infections, the World Health Organisation said in a weekly report that India...

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US embassy in the doghouse in China

The resumption of student visa applications at US missions in China got off to an acrimonious start this week when netizens took exception to an American embassy social media post they interpreted as likening Chinese students to dogs. Former US President Donald Trump, whose time in office was marked by tense relations in Beijing, had...

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