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- In the intro, mention the intensity with which the second Covid-19 caused devastation in India.
- In the body, discuss India’s transition from global aid provider to the one seeking aid during the two waves and its consequences such as impact on regional primacy, vaccine maitri and inability to fulfil its commitment under it, impact on India-China equation. In the next part, also mention that the outpouring aid during the second wave underlines India’s goodwill and primacy. Also mention the latest challenges such as dealing with vaccine and medicine shortage and India’s proposal for TRIPS waiver etc.
- Conclude by mentioning the need to recon the impact of Covid on India’s standing in the world