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How can the world help India — and where does that help need to go?

Channi Anand/Ap/AAP

How can the world help India — and where does that help need to go?

Channi Anand/Ap/AAP

How can the world help India — and where does that help need to go?

Channi Anand/Ap/AAP

How can the world help India — and where does that help need to go?

Channi Anand/Ap/AAP

Several countries including the United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Germany, and France have already sent aid such as oxygen and related equipment, ventilators, medicines and ICU equipment. The US has also said it will provide vaccine help, and critical drugs.

Dileep Mavalankar, Public Health Foundation of India

India is in the grip of an unprecedented second wave of COVID-19.

Official data suggests new cases have crossed 400,000 per day, and the daily death count is around 4,200. But the actual numbers may be significantly higher.

We know the hospital system is stretched beyond its limits and there are dire shortages in the country’s expanded vaccine drive.

Clearly, India is in need of help from beyond its borders. What can other countries do?

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