“Private jets, often used primarily by Bollywood glitterati and business moguls who left weeks ago, are now being booked by the middle class who are spending their live savings to save their lives … But it is those without a life savings to spend who are spreading the deadly virus to neighboring countries. Thousands of migrant workers escaping the country have now turned neighboring Nepal into the next hell.” Indians Run for the Exits, Taking COVID Risks With Them.

+ “Even as the country faces its steepest coronavirus wave yet, it has kept its main tourist attraction, the Nepali side of Mount Everest, open to foreigners seeking to climb the world’s tallest mountain.” WaPo: Covid reached Everest base camp. Now climbers are trying to prevent its spread amid a record season. (If you’re really that desperate for a risky climb, try a Peloton treadmill.)