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August 4, 2021
India's brutal second wave is leaving hundreds of children orphans

India’s brutal second wave is leaving hundreds of children orphans

India’s brutal second wave has impacted children across the country. According to India’s Child Rights Commission over 1700 children have been orphaned since the beginning of the pandemic. 577 lost their parents between April 1 and May 25 this year. CNN’s Vedika Sud speaks to the eldest sister– now the primary caretaker of a family of seven siblings who lost their mother and then their father to the brutal second wave.