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India: a devastating COVID-19 second wave

India is experiencing an unprecedented and deadly second wave of COVID-19. The number of recorded people newly infected has reached stratospheric proportions. There were more than 400,000 patient infections confirmed each day from May 6 to May 10. Healthcare facilities and staff across the country are struggling to cope with the surge in cases.

With your support we can be where the need is greatest, providing humanitarian aid for people in crisis, for our patients in India, in Brazil, Yemen, Sudan and all around the world.

"Our local staff in India right now are the real heroes who inspire me today. They are petrified and out of sorts, as we were when COVID numbers were rising here in Australia – although this is on a completely different scale. And yet they are out there doing the work, working on the frontlines of this pandemic. I think our locally hired team members don't get enough credit for the fact that they can't get on the plane and come home at some point."

Jennifer Tierney, Médecins Sans Frontières Australia Executive Director

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