As India tops 20M Covid cases, it recruits ex-army medics

Toronto, May 10: India plans to recruit hundreds of former army medics as the country wrestles with record COVID-19 infections and deaths rose by more than 4,000 amid calls for a complete nationwide lockdown. Some 400 former army medical officers are expected to serve on contract for a maximum of 11 months, its defence ministry said in a press release on Sunday. (more…)