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BBC News 12 Oct 2020

Covid: India's coronavirus outbreak in 200 seconds

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As India has more than 7 million confirmed cases, the BBC looks at how the country has responded to the pandemic.

Video by Aakriti Thapar


Gov. Andrew Cuomo blamed President Trump for the Coronavirus outbreak in the state of New York.
It can be easy to forget that each person counted in 200,000 deaths had a life, had a community and had a story. Charlton Rhee is one man who knows the immeasurable loss all too well -- he lost both his parents to COVID-19 just days apart.
Trevor Noah, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and more slammed the White House Oct. 5 for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak among President Trump and his staff.
Ambulance workers in the UK have been subjected to hundreds of violent attacks during the coronavirus pandemic including an increase in sexual assaults, new figures have revealed.

A Sky News investigation found more than 1,600 physical assaults against ambulance staff were recorded between January and July as the country battled the COVID-19 crisis - the equivalent of more than seven attacks every day.

At least 149 sexual assaults on ambulance workers have taken place so far this year, as well as a rise in vandal attacks on ambulances and more than 2,000 verbal abuse incidents against crews, according to data released under the Freedom of Information Act.

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