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India's Covid-19 Deaths Reach Record High

As the number of coronavirus deaths in India reaches a new record, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, is asking European leaders to waive patents for Covid vaccines.

As the number of coronavirus deaths in India reaches a new record,coronavirus. That's around a third of the global total. Prime minister Narendra Modi, is asking European leaders to waive patents for Covid vaccines. A doctor in rural Northern Maharashtra describes the shortages of equipment and beds and patients dying on arrival.

Also in the programme; A Burmese teacher living in Japan helps aspiring young students back home to get qualifications and scholarships to study abroad; and the venue for the UEFA Champions League final is thrown into dispute due to Covid travel restrictions.

(Photo: Covid-19 Hospital in India. Credit: Getty Images)

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Sat 8 May 2021 12:06GMT

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  • Sat 8 May 2021 12:06GMT

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