Police officers in protective suits arrive in a residential area to check on people

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Experts say India's lockdown measures against the spread of COVID-19 are “essential” and a “prudent decision” — but without more support for India's daily earners, it risks failure. 

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Police officers in protective suits arrive in a residential area to check on people under home quarantine during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 25, 2020.

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