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Covid-19: India opens campaign with two vaccines

India has authorized two vaccines against Covid-19, paving the way for a massive inoculation program to halt the new coronavirus pandemic in the world’s second most populous country. The Indian drug regulator has issued an emergency authorization for vaccines…
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Mysterious disease is sending hundreds to hospital in India

Although India is the second country in the world with the most cases of covid-19, none of these patients tested positive for the new coronavirus. Doctors investigate the origin of the disease. Nausea, seizures and fainting are some of the symptoms of a strange illness…
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Covid-19: India exceeds nine million cases

The country’s health authorities reported that the total number of people infected with the new coronavirus has exceeded nine million. According to Worldometer, India is the second country in the world with the most cases of Covid-19, followed by Brazil, about to…
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More children forced to work as coronavirus batters India

His hands caked with paint and dust, Aakash looks right at home working at an auto repair shop — except that he is a minor, one of millions forced into the Indian labour market. More than 10 million Indian children between five and 14 toil in farms and factories, or…
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Indian low-caste woman dies after gang-rape, second in a week

A woman from India’s marginalised Dalit community has died after being gang-raped, police said Thursday, days after the death of a teenager from the same low-caste group at the hands of a group of high-caste men sparked outrage. The 22-year-old, a member of…
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Taj Mahal reopens even as India coronavirus cases soar

India’s famed Taj Mahal and some schools reopened on Monday as authorities pressed ahead with kickstarting the nation’s coronavirus-battered economy despite soaring infection numbers. India, home to 1.3 billion people and some of the world’s most crowded…