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India Coronavirus: Helping Deaf People Get Crucial Covid Information

August 5, 2020

India has a large community of deaf people, but very little digital content exists in sign-language.

The problem has become worse during the coronavirus pandemic as the community doesn’t have instant access to crucial information and announcements.

As a result, it misses out on important news, such as televised addresses by Prime Minister Narendra Modi or press conferences announcing emergency economic measures.

But that is changing now. A group of volunteers have come together to translate important coronavirus information for the community.

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