Latest from Niha Masih

The deadly black fungus striking India’s recovering covid patients

Mucormycosis has killed hundreds in India and forced many to have an eye removed.
  • Jun 22, 2021

As India’s pandemic surge eases, a race begins to prepare for a possible next wave

A vaccination push is underway. But fewer than 4 percent of the country is fully vaccinated.
  • Jun 9, 2021

My whole family was infected in India’s devastating coronavirus surge. Not all survived.

An unpredictable virus trounced a complacent government whose response has been slammed by critics and supporters.
  • May 31, 2021

India’s coronavirus crisis spreads to its villages, where health care is hard to find

Rural areas, where over 65 percent of India’s 1.3 billion people live, had been spared in the first wave of the pandemic but are now facing devastating numbers of infections.
  • May 15, 2021

In India’s surge, a religious gathering attended by millions helped the virus spread

The giant festival was one source of infections as cases skyrocketed, according to local officials, religious leaders and media reports.
  • May 8, 2021

In an Indian city, obituaries reveal missing coronavirus deaths and untold suffering

India reported nearly 4,000 deaths Thursday, its deadliest day to date in the pandemic. The actual toll is likely to be considerably higher.
  • May 6, 2021

Modi’s party loses key state election amid pandemic vote; India sees record deaths

India has recorded over 3,000 deaths for the fourth straight day.
  • May 2, 2021

In India’s devastating coronavirus surge, anger at Modi grows

Modi is facing what appears to be the country’s biggest crisis since independence.
  • Apr 29, 2021

Coronavirus has crushed India’s health system. Patients are on their own.

Ambulances, hospital beds, oxygen, medicines and even cremation grounds are in short supply.
  • Apr 27, 2021

Further evidence in case against Indian activists accused of terrorism was planted, new report says

The case is considered a bellwether for the rule of law in India.
  • Apr 20, 2021