India’s Deadly Second Wave

Covid-19’s deadly grip on India is tightening, even as restrictions are lifting around the world.

A patient, wearing an oxygen mask, sits outside Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP), one of India’s largest facilities for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients only, in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. (photo: Ninian Reid)

As the second deadly wave of coronavirus infections in India devastates the country, the government announced that vaccination centers in Mumbai, India’s largest city, would be closed for three days following Friday.

Though India is one of the world’s leading vaccine manufacturers, it has…