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Coronavirus: India uses cardboard beds as hospitals run out of space

India is deploying thousands of beds made of cardboard to makeshift medical centres, as it struggles to deal with the surging number of coronavirus cases, which crossed 500,000 on Saturday.The low-cost beds are chemically coated to make them waterproof and can hold a 300kg load, said Vikram Dhawan, who along with his brother came up with the design while they were stuck at home during the country’s months-long lockdown.“One person can pick it up very comfortably,” Dhawan said at his factory in…

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