From the first rumblings of the novel coronavirus, back in late December, to an unprecedented total lockdown of over 1.3 billion people, India has taken on the emergency with unexpectedly low losses so far.... NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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India's beleaguered health system braces for virus surge  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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US couple, adopted daughter, caught in India virus lockdown  ABC NEWS · 1 week
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India's 1.3 billion locked down as US reaches virus aid deal  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The world's largest democracy has gone under the world's biggest lockdown, with India's 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home in a bid to stop the... more
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The Latest: India suspends some visas over coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Poisoning cases mar India's bid to be a global pesticides hub  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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India marshals more resources to stop virus, but gaps remain  ABC NEWS · 4 days
India is adding more resources to tackle its increase in coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients, and turning railway... more
The Latest: India's PM looks to boost country's morale  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
India’s prime minister urges the country’s 1.3 billion people to switch off lights of their home for nine minutes Sunday night and light candles, lamps and even use mobile torches... more
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India stays home in 'people's curfew' to stem coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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India has expanded its virus-containment measures and halted its lifeblood train network more
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