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Overcrowded hospitals, oxygen shortage: India’s COVID-19 tally breaks records


India’s health system is collapsing amid a tsunami of COVID-19 cases—the highest in the world. As patients struggle to find hospital beds, doctors are sounding the alarm on dwindling medical supplies, including oxygen, on Twitter. Meanwhile, the Modi govt., which expanded vaccination criteria, is facing the heat for its response to the crisis. NPR Correspondent Lauren Frayer joins from Mumbai.

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