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Indian American doctors pitch in with free telehealth advice during India's Covid-19 crisis

As the coronavirus crisis in India spirals out of control and its health care system crumbles, the Indian diaspora in the US is pitching in to help. Sitting thousands of miles away, unable to be there physically to help and feeling the grief and desperation of their loved ones back home, Indian American doctors provided friends and family with medical advice over phone and video calls.

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Japan nears a Covid-19 crisis. The Olympics could tip it over the edge

In less than three months, the world will be watching as Japan attempts to host the Summer Olympics in the midst of a global pandemic. As a fourth coronavirus wave takes shape, doctors fear the country's medical system could be pushed beyond the breaking point. CNN's Blake Essig gets rare access to the Covid-19 ward at Saitama Medical University International Medical Center.

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Meet the man who fights to find oxygen for Delhi's Covid patients

Srinivas B.V., a political organizer from New Delhi, India, is on a mission to help as many people as he can with medical supplies he says should be coming from the government. CNN's Vedika Sud meets the people who owe their lives to the man they call the "Covid Warrior" amid a crisis that has seen the country report more than 3,000 Covid-19 deaths in each of the past few days.

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Biden strikes a blow for fairness in sharing vaccine knowledge

This week, the Biden administration took the unprecedented step of supporting a waiver of intellectual property protections on Covid-19 vaccines to help end the pandemic. Katherine Tai, the United States Trade Representative (USTR), said in a statement: "This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures. The Administration believes strongly in intellectual property protections, but in service of ending this pandemic, supports the waiver of those protections for Covid-19 vaccines."

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