A Covid-19 patient breathes with the help of oxygen at a tent installed along the roadside in Ghaziabad, India. Photo: AFP A Covid-19 patient breathes with the help of oxygen at a tent installed along the roadside in Ghaziabad, India. Photo: AFP
A Covid-19 patient breathes with the help of oxygen at a tent installed along the roadside in Ghaziabad, India. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: from Google’s Sundar Pichai to steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, Indian diaspora races to help homeland in crisis

  • Indians overseas are collecting funds, lobbying governments in countries where they live and making pledges to shuttle essential supplies and equipment
  • But the scale of the task is leaving many feeling helpless as the healthcare infrastructure in the world’s second-most populous country teeters on the brink of collapse

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Covid-19 patient breathes with the help of oxygen at a tent installed along the roadside in Ghaziabad, India. Photo: AFP A Covid-19 patient breathes with the help of oxygen at a tent installed along the roadside in Ghaziabad, India. Photo: AFP
A Covid-19 patient breathes with the help of oxygen at a tent installed along the roadside in Ghaziabad, India. Photo: AFP
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