India’s Dramatic Fall in Virus Cases Leaves Experts Stumped

When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country. Infections climbed dramatically for months and at one point India looked like it might overtake the United States as the country with the highest case toll.

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India Clamps Down on Free Speech to Fight Farmer Protests

As farmers camp out at the edges of India’s capital, protesting new agricultural laws they say will devastate their earnings, the mainstream and social media have come under unprecedented attacks from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party.

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5 Killed in Blaze at Indian Producer of Covid-19 Vaccine

At least five people were killed in a fire that broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, officials said. The company said the blaze would not affect production of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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