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Performing last rites before the cremation of a family member who died of COVID-19. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption

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India's Pandemic Death Toll Estimated At About 4 Million: 10 Times The Official Count

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On June 25, people queued up to register for a COVID-19 vaccine at a site outside a Hindu temple in Hyderabad. Vaccinations are now being administered after a series of missteps led to a shortage of doses. If all goes well, India's public health agency hopes to be vaccinating up to 10 million people a day by late July. Noah Seelam/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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India Is The World's Biggest Vaccine Maker. Yet Only 4% Of Indians Are Vaccinated

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India Says New 'Delta Plus' Coronavirus Variant May Be More Transmissible

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India Hits Lowest Daily COVID-19 Tally In 3 Months

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COVID-19 Cases Falling In India, But Disrupted Health System Still Causing Deaths

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As Lockdowns Lift In India, Vaccination Becomes Next Big Challenge

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The government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in a standoff with social media companies over what content gets investigated or blocked online, and who gets to decide. Bikas Das/AP hide caption

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India And Tech Companies Clash Over Censorship, Privacy And 'Digital Colonialism'

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India Demands Social Media Firms Help It Track Misinformation Online

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Villagers wait to board a bus to head home in the wake of government-imposed restrictions relating to COVID-19 in Kathmandu valley. Rojan Shrestha/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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How COVID Spiraled Out Of Control In Nepal

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India's COVID-19 Outbreak Has Spread To Nepal

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Thousands In India Infected By Rare 'Black Fungus' With 50% Mortality Rate

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Medical attendant Gurmesh Kumawat prepares to administer supplemental oxygen to a coronavirus patient in the emergency ward at the BDM Government Hospital in mid-May in Kotputli, India. Rebecca Conway/Getty Images hide caption

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COVID-19 Has Pushed India's Junior Doctors To Their Limits

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Rains have washed away the top layer of sand of shallow graves at a cremation ground on the banks of the Ganges River in Shringverpur, northwest of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Coronavirus testing is limited in parts of rural India, but some of the people buried there are believed to have died of COVID-19. Ritesh Shukla/Getty Images hide caption

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In Rural India, Less COVID-19 Testing, More Fear — And A Few Ventilators For Millions

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