India reported a global high of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system.
By Ashok Sharma, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, India set new high records with 2,000 deaths and 295,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. Meanwhile, the United States reached 200 million vaccinations. There's word that President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse…
India's health system is collapsing under the worst surge in coronavirus infections that it has seen so far.
By Aniruddha Ghosal, Neha Mehrotra, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, everyone over the age of 16 in the United states is now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. India, meanwhile, reported nearly 274,000 new cases as New Delhi went under a one-week lockdown to try to…
By Associated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown Monday night to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital’s health system, which authorities said had been pushed to its limit amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases. In scenes…
By David Biller, Maria Cheng, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
The number of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is about equal to the population of Kyiv, Ukraine; Caracas, Venezuela; or metropolitan Lisbon, Portugal. It is bigger than Chicago (2.7 million) and equivalent to Philadelphia and Dallas combined.
By Neha Poonia, Sreoshi Mukherjee
As countries across the globe scramble to obtain COVID-19 vaccines, India has access to millions of doses with plans to vaccinate 300 million people by August. But vaccine hesitancy and skepticism are hampering efforts, with the nation reaching just 14…
By Krutika Pathi, Associated Press
Climate activist Disha Ravi was arrested in Bengaluru for circulating a document on social media supporting months of massive protests by Indian farmers.
By Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press
China and India are pulling back front-line troops from disputed portions of their mountain border where they have been in a standoff for months, both countries said.
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