Covid-19 patients at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash  hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Reuters
Covid-19 patients at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Reuters

As a second wave of coronavirus overwhelms India’s hospitals, desperate relatives turn to WhatsApp for help

  • With beds, ventilators and oxygen drying up, relatives of those infected with Covid-19 describe a health system in collapse
  • As medical helplines are swamped, many seek information from social media, where advice may be well-intentioned but is often out-of-date

Covid-19 patients at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash  hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Reuters
Covid-19 patients at the casualty ward in Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in New Delhi. Photo: Reuters
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