India Covid-19: ‘No end in sight’ as doctors battle second wave – BBC News

Dr Pinto Back in the hospital, he says the team is more physically prepared for the second wave. Most of them have been vaccinated and treatment protocols have also been refined.

But, he adds, “nobody is mentally prepared”.

“We are doing everything we can, but we don’t have the same mental strength we had last year.”

The scenes in hospitals in India’s capital, Delhi, and its neighbouring areas are not too different. Dr Reshma Tewari Basu, the head of critical care at Artemis hospital in Gurugram (a suburb of Delhi), says hospital admissions are increasing every day.

Delhi has been averaging more than 3,500 daily cases in the past few days. “What’s happening in Mumbai will eventually happen in Delhi too,” Dr Basu says.

Source: India Covid-19: ‘No end in sight’ as doctors battle second wave – BBC News

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