Throughout several devastating waves of the pandemic in India, some public hospitals in the western state of Maharashtra were so overwhelmed that doctors had to treat patients in hallways. But in recent weeks the state, home to Mumbai, has made remarkable progress in sharply reducing its caseload, with the regionContinue Reading

NEW DELHI — Eleven people died after a fire broke out in a coronavirus intensive care unit in the western state of Maharashtra, the latest in a series of fatal disasters in Covid-19 wards in India. Hospital staff tried to douse the fire that started Saturday morning with fire extinguishers,Continue Reading