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Dispatch 43 | Patients, Relatives in a Govt Camp Say They’re Being Treated Like Prisoners

Dispatch 43 | Patients, Relatives in a Govt Camp Say They’re Being Treated Like Prisoners

In the 43rd video dispatch in the StoriesAsia On The Road series, our reporter visited a government-run camp for hundreds of patients and their relatives who were stranded in Delhi. Most residents of the camp are from different states and were in Delhi for treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi when the lockdown was announced. They complained that they were being treated like prisoners. Three people had died over the last ten days, they said.

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** “On the Road” is a new series by StoriesAsia on the Coronavirus outbreak where we bring you stories that help you respond to this ongoing historic pandemic. Using their vehicles, StoriesAsia journalists will travel around to bring you stories of not just pain and suffering but also healing and heroism.

StoriesAsia, a collective of independent journalists from 16 South Asian and Southeast Asian countries, seeks to replace the present-day parade of faceless numbers with humanising narrative nonfiction – a largely ignored journalistic genre in the region.

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