A doctor walks past patients waiting to be examined for fever and other aliments at a government-run hospital in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP

In India, doctors evicted over infection fears amid expected flood of coronavirus cases

  • A combination of virus stigma, poor health awareness and ‘herd mentality’ have been blamed for the evictions across the country
  • They come as epidemiologists warn India could have 915,000 coronavirus infections by mid-May, more than the caseload for the whole world right now
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A doctor walks past patients waiting to be examined for fever and other aliments at a government-run hospital in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
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