India turns to ex-army medics as Covid-19 surge sparks calls for lockdown

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    #India will recruit hundreds of former army medics to support its overwhelmed healthcare system, the defence ministry said on Sunday, as the country grapples with record #Covid-19 infections and #deaths amid calls for a complete nationwide lockdown. FRANCE 24’s Diya Gupta tells us more.

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