For Indian Americans, India’s Covid deaths fuel anger

Indian Americans are afraid to open their WhatsApp these days, lest there be another grim message about another death due to Covid-19 in India. Such news has become scarily recurrent — about family members, relatives, friends, acquaintances, colleagues — and it makes them feel heartbroken, hapless and angry to learn there are shortages of hospital beds, oxygen and medicines, and even black marketing of oxygen and fake medicines in India.