July 29, 2020

Indian businessman converts office into coronavirus ward

Surat (India) (AFP) – An Indian businessman who recovered from coronavirus has converted his office into an 85-bed facility to provide free treatment for the poor.The coronavirus epidemic is still raging in the world’s second-most populous nation, with the number of infections passing 1.5 million on Wednesday, and almost 35,000 deaths.With public hospitals struggling to cope, Kadar Shaikh spent 20 days in a private clinic last month in the western city of Surat — and was horrified by the bill.”The cost of treatment at a private hospital was huge. How could poor people afford such treatment?” …

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