Biography of the Author Neha Poonia

Neha Poonia

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Gender gap widens in India as women lag behind on jobs and getting COVID-19 jabs | Video
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    Gender gap widens in India as women lag behind on jobs and getting COVID-19 jabs | Video

    In India's second wave of COVID-19, women have been disproportionately affected. They've been pushed out of the workforce in greater numbers than ...
  2. COVID-19 orphans thousands of children in India | Video
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    COVID-19 orphans thousands of children in India | Video

    India's death toll from COVID-19 has crossed the 400,000 mark. With most fatalities in the second wave of the virus aged between 30 and 50, many ...
  3. India to centralise vaccine procurement process, with promise of free inoculation for majority | Video
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    India to centralise vaccine procurement process, with promise of free inoculation for majority | Video

    Six months since India started inoculating its citizens, the COVID-19 vaccination drive has been plagued by shortages and domestic politics. Now ...
  4. India's vaccination drive hampered by shortages and digital divide | Video
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    India's vaccination drive hampered by shortages and digital divide | Video

    India is seeing some signs of respite from the COVID-19 pandemic with daily cases falling to a two-month low. However, its vaccination drive is ...
  5. India doctors and nurses face burnout from battling COVID-19 surge | Video
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    India doctors and nurses face burnout from battling COVID-19 surge | Video

    India's COVID-19 caseload has eased significantly since last month, when the country often reported more than 400,000 new infections in a single day.
  6. India's citizens helping each other amid shortages of oxygen and medicine | Video
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    India's citizens helping each other amid shortages of oxygen and medicine | Video

    Experts warn that many people in India are dying before they can access basic medical care. Amid shortages of beds, oxygen and medicine, ...
  7. India resists full lockdown despite record new COVID-19 infections, deaths | Video
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    India resists full lockdown despite record new COVID-19 infections, deaths | Video

    India's government has ruled out a nationwide lockdown, even as COVID-19 cases and deaths surge. But region-specific lockdowns are not helping to ...
  8. All above 18 in India now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine amid short supply | Video
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    All above 18 in India now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine amid short supply | Video

    Everyone above the age of 18 in India is now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but there is a short supply of vaccine and it could be a ...
  9. India's poor suffer most under COVID-19 restrictions | Video
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    India's poor suffer most under COVID-19 restrictions | Video

    Many states in India have imposed tough new lockdown measures as the COVID-19 crisis worsens. The cost of these restrictions is steepest for the ...
  10. India holds elections in four key states amid surge in COVID-19 infections | Video
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    India holds elections in four key states amid surge in COVID-19 infections | Video

    More than 180 million Indians will vote to elect regional governments in four key states, in a major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ...