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Indian Heat-wave Death Toll Passes 1,800

The death toll from a massive heat wave in India has risen to more than 1,800 people, officials said Friday. Most of the victims of the dizzying temperatures have been in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Officials said the high death toll is likely because heatstroke disproportionately affects the poor and homeless, who are less likely to receive hospital care. Indian authorities have urged people to stay in the shade, cover their heads and drink plenty of...

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