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IMA says nearly 200 doctors in India have succumbed to Covid-19 so far; requests PM's attention

IndiaTimes Saturday, 8 August 2020
A total of 196 doctors in the country, majority of them being general practitioners, have succumbed to Covid-19 so far, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday, requesting the prime minister for his attention on the issue.
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