As India grapples with a devastating second COVID wave, citizens at home and abroad are stepping up to coordinate relief efforts where government authorities are falling short.
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Many prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19 while awaiting trial, and face a lack of access to medical treatment. Experts say their condition highlights the plight of inmates held in overcrowded jails in India.
Monuments are opening as COVID restrictions are being relaxed in India. Elsewhere, Japan is pondering whether to allow spectators at the Olympics. Follow DW for the latest.
Experts fear that, amid a slow vaccination drive and easing restrictions, the appearance of new variants could spur a devastating third wave. The country is still struggling with a severe shortage in medical supplies.
The delta variant is possibly behind a surge in infections in Afghanistan. But official figures don't give the real picture, and there hasn't been much media attention to the ongoing wave.
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