India COVID-19 patients suffocate amid oxygen shortage
Q: Indian authorities scrambled to get oxygen tanks to hospitals where COVID-19 patients were suffocating amid the world’s worst coronavirus surge, as the government came under increasing criticism for what doctors said was its negligence in the face of a foreseeable public health disaster. Where is India?
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Q: “Every hospital is running out (of oxygen). We are running out,” Dr. Sudhanshu Bankata, executive director of Batra Hospital in India’s capital. What is the capital of India?
Q: India’s government has been reporting more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases day – almost half of all new cases in a global surge. But experts say those numbers represent just a fraction of the real virus spread in world’s second most populous nation. India’s population is about how much larger than the third-ranked United States?
A. 2 times as large
B. 3 times as large
C. 4 times as large
D. 5 times as large
Q: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared victory over the coronavirus in January. Modi came to power in 2014 as a religious nationalist actively promoting India’s largest religion . . .
Q: India has 0.86 doctors for every 1,000 people. Which of India’s neighbors has the highest ratio physicians?
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