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In our news wrap Monday, an average of 3.1 million COVID vaccines were administered daily over the past week — peaking at a record 4 million on Saturday. Overseas, daily virus infections in India surpassed 100,000 for the first time,…
By Tania Rashid
In another aspect of the ongoing crisis in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees — a Muslim minority group that first fled a bloody crackdown launched by the Myanmar military three years ago — have been forced to live in cramped refugee camps…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said the U.S. risks seeing a surge similar to that in Europe if public health measures are rescinded too soon. The new wave of European infections forced Germany to extend its lockdown…
By Associated Press
Governments around the world are taking different strategies toward the new school year, depending on how many infections they're seeing, the state of their health care systems and political considerations.
In our news wrap Thursday, about 10 million people in Bangladesh lack electricity in the aftermath of a powerful cyclone. The storm, which also hit coastal India, packed winds of up to 118 miles per hour when it made landfall.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Julhas Alam, Associated Press
Wide swathes of the coasts of India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions of people remained without power Thursday, after the most powerful cyclone to hit the region in more than decade left dozens dead and a trail of destruction.
By Judy Woodruff, Layla Quran
A tropical cyclone is blasting India and Bangladesh, killing at least 14 people and destroying homes by the hundred. The storm surged out of the Bay of Bengal Wednesday into a densely populated area that has been beset by the…
The cyclone could have devastating consequences for India’s fight against the coronavirus by impacting supply lines and crippling relief measures.
In our news wrap Tuesday, officials in India and Bangladesh began evacuating millions of people in advance of a powerful tropical cyclone. Packing heavy rain and winds over 100 miles per hour, it's expected to make landfall Wednesday. Also, former…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Bangladesh is about the size of Iowa, but it has 50 times as many people. That extremely high population density makes containing coronavirus a huge challenge -- as does the recent influx of a million refugees from neighboring Myanmar. Special…
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