Covid-19: India health workers’ families fight for compensation

, Covid-19: India health workers’ families fight for compensation, The Evepost BBC News
, Covid-19: India health workers’ families fight for compensation, The Evepost BBC News

In March 2020, India’s federal government promised 5m rupees ($68,000; £50,000) to the family of every health worker who died fighting Covid. But a BBC investigation, based in part on Right to Information requests, shows that a lack of data, bureaucratic hurdles and a discriminatory policy have left many of these families traumatised.