Published On: Fri, Oct 1st, 2021
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Lingering effects of COVID-19 taking financial, emotional toll on India’s population

Jaiswal family

While India provides public health care, the system is chronically underfunded — and there’s a growing dependence on private hospitals, with a large proportion of Indians forced to pay bills out of pocket. At the same time, those left widowed or orphaned by the pandemic are struggling to access government assistance.

CBC | World News