The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are urging that governments and others unite in developing a "people's vaccine" to protect everyone against the coronavirus.
By Aniruddha Ghosal, Emily Schmall, Associated Press
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.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump announced the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, to which it gives about $450 million. Trump accuses the group of covering up China’s role in the novel coronavirus pandemic.
By Aniruddha Ghosal, Associated Press
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…
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…
By Associated Press
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 Associated Press
India’s confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed China’s, with the Health Ministry on Saturday reporting a spike to 85,940 infections and 2,752 deaths.
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