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The deadly 'black fungus' maiming Covid patients
By Soutik Biswas
India correspondent
Doctors in India are reporting a rash of a rare infection in Covid patients which is making them blind.
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16:17
Junior doctors in India: 'We've grown up really fast'
By Alice Evans
Newsbeat
Covid cases in Pankti's home state increased eight-fold in her first month as a medical intern.
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14:01
Deadly attack near secondary school in Afghanistan
The attack took place as the students - thought to be mainly girls - were leaving the Kabul school.
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3:00
Pakistan enters partial lockdown as Eid nears
A health official warns the country is facing a "critical period" as it battles a third wave.
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17:36 7 May
India's Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi
By Aparna Alluri
BBC News, Delhi
Narendra Modi's carefully crafted image has taken a hit as India reels from a punishing Covid wave.
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16:56 7 May
The Aboriginal boy teaching Australia a lesson
By Vibeke Venema
BBC News
A film about an Aboriginal boy's experience of school shines a light on Australia's failure to give all children a fair start.
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16:15 7 May
Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray
Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray
In the Philippines, a second Covid surge is putting renewed pressure on healthcare and the economy.
12:46 7 May
WHO approves Chinese Covid vaccine
It says the Sinopharm vaccine, which has been given to millions of people, is safe and effective.
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11:10 7 May
Inside the Indian rural hospitals unable to cope

Contains upsetting scenes.
India's Covid crisis: Rural hospitals unable to cope as virus spreads
We uncover the conditions that patients face in health centres unequipped for a crisis like Covid.
8:26 7 May
Ex-Maldives president critical after bomb attack
Mohamed Nasheed and four others, including a British national, were injured in the attack.
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8:10 7 May
Taiwan's indigenous groups lose hunting fight
Campaigners argued that existing rules around the hunting of wild game were discriminatory.
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7:12 7 May
Cargo plane leaves NI with medical aid for India
By Sara Neill
BBC News NI
The Russian Antonov plane, one of the largest in the world, departed with oxygen generators.
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7:10 7 May
'People are not following Covid-19 measures'
'People are reluctant to follow Covid-19 measures'
Despite repeated warnings many ignore coronavirus safety procedures, a doctor in West Bengal says.
7:01 7 May
Transporting oxygen generators from NI to India
Cargo plane carrying oxygen generators departs for India
The three generators, built in Northern Ireland, are capable of producing 500 litres of oxygen a minute.
6:51 7 May
Girl, 5, stuck in India while parents in Australia
By Tiffany Wertheimer
BBC News
Drisya and Dilin have not seen their daughter for 17 months due to Australia's Covid border closures.
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5:28 7 May
Nurse wins national award for pandemic work
Ariel Lanada won an award at the National BAME Health and Care Awards for his work during the coronavirus pandemic.
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4:41 7 May
Covid map: Where are cases the highest?
By The Visual and Data Journalism Team
BBC News
Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.
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3:44 7 May
What is the India Covid variant?
By Soutik Biswas
India correspondent
Much of the data around a coronavirus variant identified in India is incomplete, scientists say.
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3:41 7 May
Japan extends Covid restrictions as Olympics loom
Officials have extended the state of emergency in several regions until the end of the month.
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2:51 7 May
Australia Olympic team photo sparks diversity row
Australian basketball star Liz Cambage says a promotional photo of Olympians lacks diversity.
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