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World Sep 07India now 2nd behind U.S. in virus cases amid economic pain
India's increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the world's second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday, as its efforts to head off economic disaster from the pandemic gain urgency.
World Sep 01India eases virus restrictions as cases near 3.7 million
Many Indian states eased lockdown restrictions on Tuesday, even as the country's new daily infections remain the highest in the world and its confirmed cases near 3.7 million.
World Aug 19Millions of women lose access to contraceptives, abortions amid COVID-19
Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the first widespread measure of the toll says India with its months-long lockdown has been hit especially hard.
World Jul 23China launches ambitious attempt to land rover on Mars
China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet on Thursday in a bold attempt to join the United States in successfully landing a spacecraft on the red planet.
Health Jul 21Over 22 percent of people in Delhi have had virus, study indicates
A new study indicates that far more people have been infected with the coronavirus in India's capital region than official figures show. The National Center for Disease Control says it tested more than 21,000 people selected randomly across Delhi.
World Jun 02Mumbai braces for rare cyclone
A cyclone in the Arabian Sea is barreling toward India’s business capital Mumbai, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area already struggling with the nation’s highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths.
World May 22India struggles with twin challenges of cyclone and pandemic
In the middle of a pandemic, if a cyclone comes hurtling toward you, what should you do? Debasis Shyamal, a fisherman, crammed himself into a government shelter, minutes before Cyclone Amphan crashed into his coastal village…
World May 19India likely to welcome Trump’s use of Malaria drug
President Donald Trump’s declaration that he was taking a malaria drug of dubious effectiveness to help fend off the coronavirus will be welcomed in India.
Health Apr 16Coronavirus could erode global fight against other diseases
As the world focuses on the pandemic, experts fear losing ground in the long fight against other infectious diseases like AIDS, tuberculosis and cholera that kill millions every year.