New Delhi faces a double whammy of deadly smog and the coronavirus

A steady stream of patients is coming out of New Delhi’s brownish atmosphere for treatment at the Breathe Better clinic, where lung specialist Davinder Kundra is confronting what he calls the “double whammy” of deadly smog and the coronavirus.

Kundra is among a growing number of doctors who are worried as the capital’s notorious air again hits peak pollution levels while a new pandemic wave is battering hospitals.

Every winter pollution season, demand for beds spikes in the world’s most polluted capital because of an increase in lung