The Panel: India's Covid calamity and Joseph Parker

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Newstalk ZB,
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Sat, 1 May 2021, 5:20PM
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The Panel: India's Covid calamity and Joseph Parker

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 1 May 2021, 5:20PM

Despite India's insistence, just weeks ago, that it was "in the endgame" of its battle against Covid-19, experts have warned for months that the nation of 1.4 billion people was a growing threat to the global fight against the virus.

And now those fears have been realised - with a "tsunami" of coronavirus cases, escalating deaths and dwindling medical supplies – as experts warn the devastation could have a knock-on effect for the rest of the world.

Dean Butler joined The Panel on The Weekend Collective to discuss this, along with more issues making news this week.

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