Tag: COVID surge

Pandemic Profiles From India’s Capital (Photo Essay)

NEW DELHI—In just about two weeks as the COVID-19 pandemic surged to record-breaking levels in India, a crematorium in Sare Kale Khan on the outskirts of the country’s national capital region built 125 new pyre platforms, including 75 under construction on May 4. The Epoch Times visited the crematorium on Tuesday and noticed that both…


India Needs Your Love and Support More Than Your Judgements and Analysis

Commentary It’s been two weeks since I started reporting on the current COVID surge in India. It has been heartbreaking and I have often teared up while writing. It has also been inspiring witnessing stories of compassion, courage, and the triumph of the unshakable human spirit over adversity. I was on a reporting trip to…


India Needs Love and Support More Than Judgments, Analysis

Commentary It’s been two weeks since I started reporting on the current COVID-19 surge in India. It’s been heartbreaking and I have often teared up while writing. It also has been inspiring to witness stories of compassion, courage, and the triumph of the unshakable human spirit over adversity. I was on a reporting trip to…


Responding to Record Number of Cases, Citizen Volunteers Lead COVID Relief Effort in India

NEW DELHI—A three-month-old baby boy from Nagpur city in central India was COVID positive and his desperate parents reached out on Twitter for help. A team of volunteers called India Cares connected the parents with a volunteer pediatrician who virtually guided the parents, who were under quarantine. The child tested negative five days later. “Thank you…