Kashmir: LGBT+ demand health care access during COVID pandemic Asia An in-depth look at news from across the continent DW

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At the time, the region was struggling with the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. When Subhan reached her friend’s rental room, she found her struggling even to stand up. Subhan managed to call an ambulance through an activist and accompanied her friend to the hospital. Her friend suffered chills and pain in her arm and back. Subhan feared her friend might be COVID-19 positive, but when people enquired, she was quick and cautious to hide any suspicion of the illness, fearing stigmatization. “I said she fractured her arm and leg by slipping down. I feared if I told them...