International community races to help India tackle worsening Covid-19 outbreak

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “International community races to help India tackle worsening Covid-19 outbreak” – below is their description.

    As India continues to battle its catastrophic coronavirus surge, countries from around the world have been rushing to send help to the stricken nation. The US and China say they are sending urgently needed medical supplies, while aid from the UK, Russia and Singapore have begun arriving in the country.

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