Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in the procession for taking a dip in the River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival, to which crowds are flocking despite India’s surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in the procession for taking a dip in the River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival, to which crowds are flocking despite India’s surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in the procession for taking a dip in the River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival, to which crowds are flocking despite India’s surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
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Three women in India get rabies shot instead of Covid-19 vaccine as cases surge, overtaking Brazil

  • India is the fastest country in the world to administer 100 million doses of the vaccine, but is reporting more than 130,000 cases per day
  • Authorities have allowed hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees to flock to the River Ganges for the Kumbh Mela festival

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Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in the procession for taking a dip in the River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival, to which crowds are flocking despite India’s surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in the procession for taking a dip in the River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival, to which crowds are flocking despite India’s surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
Naga Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, participate in the procession for taking a dip in the River Ganges during the Kumbh Mela festival, to which crowds are flocking despite India’s surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Reuters
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