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Afghanistan’s doctors braced for rapid spread of India Covid variant

The country has no testing capacity for the B.1.617.2 strain and medics are concerned about resilience of health system

Doctors in Afghanistan have expressed fears that the Covid-19 variant first discovered in India could now be spreading quickly in the country.

At Kabul’s main Covid hospital, where all 100 beds are occupied, doctors said that many critically ill patients had recently returned from India. Up to 10 people die here every day.

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