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‘Deaths are real’: in Kashmir, a family of COVID-19 victim warns people

When Rameez Makhdoomi reads news of recent deaths caused during the second wave of COVID-19, flashbacks come rushing. Last year a video went viral...
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City without ICUs: A desperate husband, a dying wife in Srinagar

In anguish, Ara’s husband said “the administration is lying”. “There is nothing available in the hospital, it is all messed up,” he said. “I had to knock ten doors to get an oxygen cylinder.”
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Young patients, severe conditions: COVID-19 second wave in Kashmir

The Kashmir Walla’s Zenaira Bakhsh spoke with Mohammad Salim Khan, head of the department of Community Medicine and Nodal officer for COVID-19 at Government...
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Tourists and tulips bloomed in Kashmir. Then came COVID-19.

Compounded by the new variants of the coronavirus, the loosely checked inflow of the travellers and tourists has endangered the already ailing healthcare infrastructure of Kashmir. 
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In Kashmir, a man’s desperate search to save wife

As Ara now gasps for breath in a Srinagar hospital, Khan runs around to find an elixir of life: Remdesivir. And the couple is on their own now.
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‘It’s already very late’: Kashmir under shadow of pandemic

With cases piling up at a record pace, is Kashmir’s descent into another COVID-19 crisis inevitable?
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In JK, one ICU bed for 50,000 but reckless admin slumbers

The figures and data, which is released by the administration itself, is also evident that Jammu and Kashmir is neck-deep in the second wave with few counter-measures to stop its pace.
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Is Kashmir prepared for another COVID-19 wave?

As indicated by the sudden spike in the number of infections and deaths being reported in March, a second wave of the pandemic has begun in Kashmir, threatening to overwhelm Kashmir’s fragile healthcare system.
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‘Symptoms can be similar to COVID-19’: Bird flu triggers panic in Kashmir

On 6 February, the first case of the bird flu was detected in the Valley. The Jammu and Kashmir administration announced that seven crows...
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COVID-19: A year of hustle, internalisation, and carelessness

When the first case of COVID-19 infection surfaced in March last year, Kashmir trembled with fear. The supermarkets were flooded by customers as the...