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How COVID-19 is inflaming India's religious tensions

Clip: 05/07/2020 | 7m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

India’s government has begun to relax its lockdown, though COVID-19 continues to spread there. The country has incurred massive economic and humanitarian losses and is still vulnerable to a devastating blow from the virus. Meanwhile, the pandemic is fomenting violence against health care workers and Muslims, whom many blame for spreading the disease. Special correspondent Neha Poonia reports.

Aired: 05/07/20

Rating: NR

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