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India ‘on war footing’ as Covid-19 infections pass 24 million

By Reuters, published by The Straits Times New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the alarm over the rapid spread of Covid-19 through India’s vast countryside today (May 14), as the official tally of infections crossed 24 million, and 4,000 people died for the third straight day. The highly transmissible B1617 variant of the

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