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Telemedicine is changing healthcare and saving lives in India.
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Telemedicine is changing healthcare and saving lives in India.

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh)[India], May 10: India's health care system is close to a collapse due to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 20 million infected citizens and more than 226 thousand deaths, India is going through an unimaginable crisis. Pictures of distraught families counting their dead and sick people being turned away from hospitals amidst the most significant health crisis in history worry the whole planet. Relaxation of measures definitely did not help this horrific scenario. Despite warnings of Covid-19 risks, the people of India still enjoyed elaborate wedding parties, sports matches, and festivals. India's health system was unprepared for the new wave that hit the country so devastatingly. The lack of health care, personnel, beds, and oxygen b...