India's health care system is struggling with a huge surge of coronavirus infections — now approaching 20 million. Hospitals are appealing for emergency supplies as they run out of oxygen to treat severely ill patients.
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The catastrophic health situation in India has shaken the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has relied heavily on public relations and perception management since he came to power.
As patients struggle to find available hospital beds, life-saving drugs and medical oxygen, a flourishing black market is fleecing hapless people across the country.
A German military aircraft delivered a team of medical experts and 120 ventilators to Delhi. India's health care system has become overwhelmed in recent weeks after record numbers of COVID cases were reported.
They’re religious, nationalist in nature and currently opposed to a nationwide COVID-19 lockdown — Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and India's Narendra Modi have much in common. But it is more than an ocean that separates them.
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