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India’s digital divide is hampering its mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Squeezed between a busy hotel district and the New Delhi Railway station, Paharganj slums in India’s capital barely reflects a city that was a Covid-19 hotspot just weeks ago. Trash vendors wander through the settlements, children play barefoot in the streets and people socialise until late at night. All without wearing face masks. This is pretty recent, however. In May, when New Delhi was recording over 25,000 cases and 500 deaths nearly every day, the shanties in Paharganj made sure the…

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