efe-epaBy Shubhomoy Chatterjee. Bhagalpur, India

Desperate times call for desperate measures even if it means worshipping a deadly health crisis to calm down a divine fury.

With Covid-19 tightening its grip across India amid rising infections and fatalities, several groups of people in eastern parts of the country, mostly in the state of Bihar, are worshipping the virus as a deity, desperately asking it to leave. EFE-EPA