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Varun Kumar Singh

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 23 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5662
  1. Sue Singh-Levett

Varun Kumar Singh was born in Akbarpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, on 26 April 1948. He was the middle child of five of a well known Hindi poet and academic, Shiv Mangal Singh (“Suman”), and Shanti Devi Singh. He had severe asthma from a young age and moved several times during his childhood because of his father’s work. Despite this, he finished his schooling in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, in 1964 and moved to Indore to start medical school. He completed his training in 1974 …

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