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Doctors wearing PPE kits take selfies while on COVID duty on the occasion of National Doctors' Day, outside the Government Medical Hospital in Amravati, Maharashtra.

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Doctors release a medical bulletin before the discharge of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from SSKM Hospital, in Kolkata.

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AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria after taking the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at AIIMS in New Delhi.

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AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria receives the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at AIIMS in New Delhi.

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Members of Junior Doctors Association stage a protest over lack of basic amenities in the government run Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal.

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Dr. AGK Gokhale (extreme right), Sr Consultant, Cardiothoracic, Transplant and Minimal Access Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, and others while carrying a cadaver heart in a metro train, from Kamineni Hospital in LB Nagar to Apollo Hospital at Jubilee Hills, for a transplant surgery, in Hyderabad. A special train was arranged for the purpose and Hyderabad Metro Rail created a special green corridor, besides suspending other trains on the route for a while.

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82-years-old Dr. Arvind Pandya coming out of the BKC vaccination unit after being observed for half an hour as he took the Covishield vaccine, in Mumbai.

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Government doctors put on protective gowns as they prepare to give free, rapid COVID-19 tests to residents who volunteer in the El Paraiso neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Cardiac Surgeon Devi Shetty interacts with the media after visiting BCCI President Sourav Ganguly at a private hospital, in Kolkata. Ganguly was hospitalised a few days ago after he complained of chest pain.

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Intern doctors hold placards and raise slogans as they are protest for their demands to increase stipend, at B.J.Medical College in Ahmedabad.

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Nurses and Paramedical staff during a strike over their pending salaries for August-October at Hindu Rao Hospital in New Delhi.

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CISF officers and jawans shower flower petals on doctor and health workers during felicitation program, to express gratitude towards their contribution in the fight against the coronavirus, at SDMC Urban Public Health Centre, Daryaganj in New Delhi.

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North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash meets the doctors of Hindu Rao Hospital during their protest over the non-payment of their outstanding salaries, in New Delhi.

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Resident Doctor Association members of Hindu Rao Hospital and Kasturba hospital during a protest over non-payment of their outstanding salaries, in New Delhi.

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Resident Doctor Association members of Hindu Rao Hospital and Kasturba hospital during a protest over non-payment of their outstanding salaries, in New Delhi.

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Doctors during a meeting over non-payment of their salaries, at Hindu Rao Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Resident Doctor Association members of Hindu Rao Hospital during an indefinite hunger strike over non-payment of their outstanding salaries, in New Delhi.

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Resident Doctor Association members of Hindu Rao Hospital during an indefinite hunger strike over non-payment of their outstanding salaries, in New Delhi.

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Resident Doctor Association members of Hindu Rao Hospital during an indefinite hunger strike over non-payment of their outstanding salaries, in New Delhi.

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Resident Doctor Association members of Hindu Rao Hospital hold placards during a protest, demanding to clear their outstanding remuneration, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Doctors of Hindu Rao Hospital shout slogans during a protest against North Delhi Municipal Corporation over non-payment of their pending salaries, at Jantar-Mantar in New Delhi.

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Doctors of Hindu Rao Hospital hold placards during a protest against North Delhi Municipal Corporation over non-payment of pending salaries, at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Police stand guard as doctors and nursing officers of Hindu Rao Hospital, a COVID-19 dedicated treatment centre, hold placards during a protest against North Delhi Municipal Corporation over non-payment of pending salaries, in New Delhi.

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A doctor checks a patient at CWG village COVID-19 Care Centre, near Akshardham in New Delhi.

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A dentist wearing a PPE kit attends to a patient inside a clinic, during Unlock 4, at Jheel Khurenja in East Delhi.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meets the family of late Dr Aseem Gupta at their residence, in East Delhi. Gupta, 52, served in the frontline of the war against the pandemic at the COVID-only government facility and died of the novel coronavirus infection in an ICU of a private hospital last week.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visits the family of late Dr Aseem Gupta at their residence, in East Delhi. Gupta, 52, served in the frontline of the war against the pandemic at the COVID-only government facility and died of the novel coronavirus infection in an ICU of a private hospital last week.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visits the family of late Dr Aseem Gupta at their residence, in East Delhi. Gupta, 52, served in the frontline of the war against the pandemic at the COVID-only government facility and died of the novel coronavirus infection in an ICU of a private hospital last week.

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A girl gives a flower to a medic on National Doctor's Day during mass screening at NMMC School amid Unlock 2.0, at Vashi in Navi Mumbai.

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TMC's Local Councillor Sudarshana Mukherjee garlands medics to applaud them for their vigorous contribution in the fight against COVID 19 on the occasion of National Doctor's Day, during Unlock 2.0, in Kolkata.

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People shower flower petals on medics to applaud them for their vigorous contribution in the fight against COVID 19 on the occasion of National Doctor's Day, during Unlock 2.0, in Kolkata.

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Dr. Vishwanathan Iyer, brain and spine surgeon, rides a bicycle to reach his clinic as seen on National Doctor's Day, during Unlock 2.0, in Mumbai.

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Dr. Manjusha Pandav, a general physician practitioner, rides a bicycle to reach her clinic as seen on National Doctor's Day, during Unlock 2.0, in Mumbai. Pandav adapted a routine to commute via cycle for an eco-friendly environment and immunity boosting activity amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Doctors take part in a cycle rally on National Doctor's Day, in Jalandhar.

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Mizoram legislator ZR Thiamsanga, a doctor by profession, attends to sick people in the Indo-Myanmar border in Mizoram.

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Mizoram legislator ZR Thiamsanga, a doctor by profession, attends to sick people in the Indo-Myanmar border in Mizoram.

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AIIMS Senior Resident Doctor Meet Minare (33) plays with his 10-month-old child as his wife Dr. Ranjuna (R), mother Anita (2R) and father Ramesh look on, at their Anand Vihar residence in New Delhi. All five members of the family came out COVID-19 positive and have since been on a recovery path. Being an anaesthetist, Minare has to attend to patients, without a PPE suit, who are in intense pain and often without the knowledge whether they are COVID-19 negative or not. His wife, who is a gynecologist, goes through the same concerns as she cannot deny treatment to any patient, even if they are positive.

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Medical students stage a protest demanding an increase in their stipend, outside Sardar Medical College in Bikaner.

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PG doctors stage a protest against alleged misbehavior and manhandling of doctors treating COVID-19 patients during the nationwide lockdown, near Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

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PG doctors stage a protest against alleged misbehavior and manhandling of doctors treating COVID-19 patients during the nationwide lockdown, near Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad. Junior doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi General Hospital, the nodal hospital for treating Covid-19 patients in Telangana, staged a protest after attendants of a deceased patient allegedly attacked junior doctors on duty.

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Doctors request roadside vendors to wear masks during a free medical camp in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums in Mumbai.

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Medical students stage a protest demanding for increase in their stipend, outside Sardar Medical College, in Bikaner.

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A young doctor reacts as staff of Tezpur Medical College and Hospital clap to thank him for his contribution in treating COVID-19 patients, as he leaves for isolation in a mandatory quarantine facility for seven days, in Tezpur, Assam.

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Medics working on ad-hoc basis shout slogans during a protest against the state government, demanding permanent jobs at Guru Nanak Dev hospital, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria (C) and Dr Manish Sureja visit Civil hospital to meet doctors and give them advice on COVID-19 treatment, in Ahmedabad. Gujarat is the second most affected state due to COVID-19 after Maharashtra.

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Medical professionals at the Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital react while being honoured by an IAF chopper with showering of flowers for their contribution in fight against COVID-19, in Chennai.

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Doctors conduct counselling regarding mental health of labourers and migrants workers sheltered at a camp during ongoing COVID-19, lockdown in Chikmagalur.

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Doctors wearing protective suits check residents with an electronic thermometer inside a slum in Worli during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Mumbai.

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Doctors hold placards as they protest against the attack on medics at various places during coronavirus inspection rounds, amid the nationwide lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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A doctor holds a plastic bag full of swab specimen collected from journalists during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Mumbai.

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A doctor conducts a swab test of child at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A doctor interacts with a patient at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Doctor interacts with people at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A doctor conducts a swab test at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Police arrest doctors demanding facilities and prevention kits to attend coronavirus patients in Quetta, Pakistan. The government imposed a nationwide lockdown to try to contain the outbreak of the virus.

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A doctor and his support staff are seen at Ghaziabad District hospital’s ward no. 34, where attendees of a recent religious congregation in Nizamuddin are admitted for quarantine in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Ghaziabad (UP).

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A team of doctors at a makeshift quarantine facility at Vishramgarh in Moradabad. 13 railway employees have been quarantined at the facility in suspicion after a loco-pilot and his family members were tested COVID-19 positive.

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Hospital staff pray before joining their shift, outside a hospital setup for coronavirus infected patients in Quetta, Pakistan. The virus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Doctors fill in the details of people before giving free homeopathy medicine for prevention of COVID-19 at a government run homeopathic hospital in New Delhi.

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In this photo, a doctor puts on a protective suit as he prepares to check on the patients at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.

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A doctor attends to a patient in an isolation ward at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation.

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Veterinary doctors hold a candlelight vigil against the gangrape and murder of a woman veterinarian, at Masab Tank in Hyderabad.

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Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) take part in a candlelight march to protest against Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) take part in a candle-light march to protest against the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) take part in a candle-light march to protest against the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Tibetans attend the cremation of a prominent doctor of Tibetan medicine, Yeshi Dhondhen, who died at the age of 92 in Dharmsala, India. Dr Yeshi Dhondhen was the recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, from the Indian government for his services in the field of medicine. People from all over India and foreign countries visited his small clinic in Dharmsala for years to seek cures.Bhatia)

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Exile Tibetans and Indians attend the cremation of a prominent doctor of Tibetan medicine, Yeshi Dhondhen, who died at the age of 92 in Dharmsala, India. Dr Yeshi Dhondhen was the recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, from the Indian government for his services in the field of medicine. People from all over India and foreign countries visited his small clinic in Dharmsala for years to seek cures.

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Government doctors stage a strike to press for a charter of demands including time bound promotions, at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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Paediatrician Kafeel Khan addresses a press conference in New Delhi. Two years after over 60 children died in less than a week at the BRD Medical College, Uttar Pradesh government inquiry has given a clean chit to paediatrician Khan who was arrested after the tragedy.

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Paediatrician Kafeel Khan addresses a press conference in New Delhi. Two years after over 60 children died in less than a week at the BRD Medical College, Uttar Pradesh government inquiry has given a clean chit to paediatrician Khan who was arrested after the tragedy.

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Unemployed veterinary doctors stage protest against the Madhya Pradesh government at Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University in Jabalpur.

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BJP’s Swami Chinmayanand being attended by a doctor at his residence in Shahjahanpur. A 23-year-old law student has accused the Chinmayanand of raping her for more than a year.

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Doctors and medical students during a protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, outside AIIMS in New Delhi. The bill seeks to regulate medical education and practices in India. The bill proposes to replace Medical Council of India with National Medical Commission and introduce a common final-year MBBS examination.

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Junior doctors associated with Indian Medical Association's student wing stage a protest against proposed NMC Bill and NEXT exam, at Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal.

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Doctors participate in a protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill at Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

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Patients stranded outside the OPD at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as members of Resident Doctors Association (RDA) go on strike to protest the introduction of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Patients stranded outside the OPD at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as members of Resident Doctors Association (RDA) go on strike to protest the introduction of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Doctors of AIIMS display placards during a strike to protest the introduction of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Students of a nursing college hold placards during 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' awareness campaign rally on the occasion of National Doctors' Day, in Jabalpur.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pose for a photograph with a delegation of Delhi Medical Association on the occasion of National Doctors' Day, in New Delhi.

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Doctors perform yoga during an event organised on the 5th International Day of Yoga, in Srinagar.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conducts a meeting with junior doctors and officials, in Howrah

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Patients and their relatives stranded at RML hospital as Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) protest to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who stopped work on Tuesday protesting against the assault on their colleagues, in New Delhi

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Patients and their relatives stranded at RML hospital as Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) protest to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who stopped work on Tuesday protesting against the assault on their colleagues, in New Delhi

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Doctors take out a protest rally in Kolkatta. The doctors were protesting after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured by family members of a patient. During the rally they demanded adequate security and protection for them in the hospitals.

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Members of Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of AIIMS wearing bandages on their heads protest to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who stopped work on Tuesday protesting against the assault on their colleagues, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at state government-run SSKM Hospital during strike of junior doctors, in protest against the attack on an intern doctor, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata. Emergency wards, outdoor facilities, pathological units of many government medical colleges and hospitals, and a number of private medical facilities in the state have remained closed over the past two days in the wake of the protest.

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A view of the deserted Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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A patient waits at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors locked up the hospital gates, stopped work at the outpatient department (OPD) at NRS Medical College and Hospital to protest against the attack on their colleagues by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

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Patients wait outside the NRS Medical College and Hospital as the Doctors went on strike after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors protest at NRS Medical College and Hospital after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

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The three doctors accused in Payal Tadvi suicide case arrive at session court, in Mumbai. The doctors have been arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of Tadvi by tormenting her with casteist slurs at a state-run hospital.

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The three doctors accused in Payal Tadvi suicide case arrive at session court, in Mumbai. The doctors have been arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of Tadvi by tormenting her with casteist slurs at a state-run hospital.

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The white coats of doctors lie on the street around the Spanish message "No to the veto," directed at President Mario Abdo Benítez, asking him to not veto a proposed law that would allow doctors, from both the public and private sectors, to partially retire after 25 years of work, in Asuncion, Paraguay. Doctors argue their medical studies keep them from starting work and entering the government pension system until years after professionals in other industries. Currently, workers are eligible for a government pension after age 65.

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KEM Hospital resident doctors sell fruits on the campus of the hospital during a protest to press for the release of their pending salaries, in Mumbai.

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Dr Sajan K Hegde, Consultant Spine Surgeon, Head of Orthopaedics Department Apollo Hospitals, with a 14-year-old girl and her father at a press conference to announce the successful completion of India’s first Fusionless Scoliosis Surgery in Chennai.

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A doctor attends to a man who has left his house in flood affected area to take shelter at a relief camp set up at a Christian missionary run school in Alappuzha in the southern state of Kerala. Kerala has been battered by torrential downpours since Aug. 8, with floods and landslides killing at least 250 people. About 800,000 people now living in some 4,000 relief camps.

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