In this lesson, students will learn about the crisis in India and explore ways to help.
Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 1, 2021.
Note to teachers: This lesson draws on Times resources that contain graphic images and descriptions of death and cremation. Please preview the featured article, “As Covid-19 Devastates India, Deaths Go Undercounted” by Jeffrey Gettleman, Sameer Yasir, Hari Kumar and Suhasini Raj, to make sure it is appropriate for your students.
India is in crisis. The country is witnessing perhaps the worst crisis any nation has suffered since the pandemic began. Numbers of infections and deaths are soaring. Coronavirus vaccines are in short supply, hospital beds are full, oxygen supplies are running low,