India's Poor Bear Brunt of Covid Crisis

Health care system’s inadequacies show as pandemic washes through the country

By: Neeta Lal

India’s poor are suffering disproportionately as Covid-19 takes its toll in a country characterized by a stark rich-poor divide, according to the just-published “Inequality Report 2021: India’s Unequal Health Story” by non-profit Oxfam India. The crisis reinforces how growing socio-economic inequalities have affected the health outcomes of …

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