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Fauci says India needs other countries to 'chip in' to help the country curb COVID-19 spread

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Alex Wong/Getty Images Countries like the US must step up and help India deal with its surging COVID-19 cases, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. In India, people are dying at alarming rates and hospitals are running out of oxygen. Fauci said the country should impose a national lockdown and vaccine manufacturers need to think about how to distribute doses to India. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci is urging countries like the United States to step...
Tags: Health, Science, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, ABC News This Week, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, Anthony Fauci Alex Wong Getty


Covid live news: EU not renewing orders for AstraZeneca jabs after June; third of UK adults fully vaccinated

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; third of UK adults now fully vaccinated against Covid-19; Laos records first Covid deathMadrid mayor decries partying Spaniards as Covid lockdown endsUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersPope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.10pm BST The UK coronavirus daily data has been published. There were 1,770 new cases reported...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Laos, Reuters, Coronavirus


Covid live news: EU not renewing orders for AstraZeneca jabs after June; lockdown extended in New Delhi

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.05pm BST Here some more detail from Reuters on ...
Tags: Health, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Covid live news: lockdown extended in New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh; England’s social distancing rules set to be relaxed

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.06pm BST India is to recruit hundreds of former...
Tags: Health, England, Science, Wales, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Covid live news: England’s social distancing rules set to be relaxed; lockdown extended in New Delhi

Latest updates: Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; pressure building on Indian government to announce national lockdown; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.54am BST Emirates airline said on Sunday it ...
Tags: Health, England, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, Dubai, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


G7 Participants Test Positive for Covid-19 at Meeting That Should've Been a Zoom Call

India’s G7 delegation is self-isolating in London on Wednesday after two members tested positive for covid-19, according to the British government and a new report from Reuters. The positive cases are likely to spark the obvious question: Why wasn’t this meeting a Zoom call?Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, London, India, Narendra Modi, Articles, Joe Biden, Reuters, Antony Blinken, Group of Seven, Joe Pike, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Contemporary history, Covid 19 Pandemic


India Surpasses 20 Million Covid-19 Cases as Biden Stays Silent on Vaccine IP Waivers

India surpassed 20 million covid-19 cases on Tuesday, becoming only the second country in the world after the United States to reach that dark milestone. And to make matters worse, experts pretty uniformly agree it’s a vast undercount of the real crisis, which has left at least 222,408 people dead in the country since…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, India, Narendra Modi, Joe Biden, Medical Research, United States, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Virology, Moderna, Health Sciences


India postponed medical exams so students can help fight the country's devastating COVID-19 surge

A doctor tends to a patient inside an ambulance in Ahmedabad, India. Amit Dave/Reuters India has paused its medical exams to allow student doctors and nurses to fight COVID-19. The country has reported more than 20 million cases, the second-highest case toll in the world. India has been struggling to fight the surge, with shortages in labor, beds, oxygen, and vaccines. See more stories on Insider's business page. India postponed its medical exams so that doctors and nurses in training ...
Tags: Science, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, News UK, Kolkata, Modi, Economic Times, Times of India, Johns Hopkins University, Shetty, Devi Shetty, Coronavirus, Mia Jankowicz, Ahmedabad India Amit Dave Reuters India


L.A. Records No New Covid Deaths for First Time in Over a Year as Life Gets More Normal

Los Angeles County recorded no new deaths from covid-19 on Sunday, the first time that’s happened since L.A. County identified its first coronavirus death on March 10, 2020. And while experts warn there’s a possibility of undercounting that typically happens on weekends, it’s still a great sign that Southern…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Narendra Modi, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, Medical Specialties, Variants Of Sars Cov 2, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Bulgaria, Covid 19 Vaccination In Israel


Covering India’s Covid crisis: ‘Hundreds of journalists have lost their lives’

Our South Asia correspondent reflects on a catastrophe that is now affecting the lives of almost everyone in the countryYou recently lost a close colleague, Kakoli Bhattacharya, to Covid-19. Can you tell us about her and the important work that she did? Kakoli was the Guardian’s news assistant over here and had worked for us since 2009. She could find any number or contact I needed and smoothed over any and all of the bureaucratic challenges that working in India can present. She made reporting ...
Tags: Science, Biology, India, Narendra Modi, World news, Medical Research, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, The Guardian, Guardian, Vaccines and immunisation, Membership, South Asia, Coronavirus, Kakoli Bhattacharya


India is the first country to record 400,000 coronavirus cases in a single day

A priest walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease, as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, on July 3, 2020. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters India reported a record high of 401,993 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. India's coronavirus surge is overwhelming hospitals and crematoriums, with deaths possibly underreported. The surge "will get worse before it gets better," according to one public-health expert. See more s...
Tags: Science, News, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, United States, New York Times, University Of Michigan, Hindustan Times, Reuters, New Delhi India, Jha, Brown University s School of Public Health, Ashish Jha, Aria Bendix


Facebook Says Posts Criticizing India's Prime Minister Were 'Mistakenly' Blocked

Facebook posts criticizing India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi were being blocked on Wednesday, the tech giant confirmed to Gizmodo, adding that it was a “mistake.” But why was Facebook content with the hashtag #ResignModi being censored in the first place? Facebook is being incredibly cagey about the specifics.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Articles, Software, Gizmodo, Contemporary history, Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, Narendra Modi Ministry, Facebook Says Posts Criticizing India


A perfect storm of 4 factors has fueled India's harrowing coronavirus surge. Other countries could be next.

Health workers prepare to cremate people who died of the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, on April 20, 2021. Amarjeet Kumar Singh/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images India is in crisis: Hospitals are overloaded with patients amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Rapidly spreading variants and social gatherings are fueling this outbreak, experts say. A slow vaccine rollout and ill-prepared healthcare system have made matters worse. See more stories on Insider's business page. Just two...
Tags: UK, Science, News, California, China, India, Israel, Narendra Modi, Trends, Vaccines, Delhi, University of Toronto, Latin America, University Of Michigan, Medical University of South Carolina, West Bengal


India's vaccine providers can charge $10 to $32 for coronavirus shots amid the country's unprecedented surge

People wait in line to receive COVID-19 vaccines at BKC Jumbo COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Mumbai on April 24, 2021. Satish Bate/Hindustan Times/Getty Images All adults in India can get vaccines starting May 1, but the shots may not be widely accessible. India's government allows vaccine manufacturers to charge fees at private hospitals. The cost could amount to $10 to $32 per vaccine - well above India's average daily income. See more stories on Insider's business page. The ...
Tags: Science, News, China, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Trends, Brazil, Mumbai, University of Toronto, University Of Michigan, Modi, Medical University of South Carolina, Mukherjee, Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party


India’s harrowing coronavirus surge is a ‘global problem’: New variants and slow vaccine rollouts are a threat to countries everywhere

Health workers prepare to cremate people who died of the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, on April 20, 2021. Amarjeet Kumar Singh/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rapidly-spreading variants are fueling India's dramatic surge in coronavirus cases, experts said. Hospitals are running low on oxygen and bodies are piling up at crematoriums. It's a reminder not to scale back on testing or social distancing before vaccinations are over. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: UK, Science, News, California, India, Israel, Narendra Modi, Trends, Hospitals, Deaths, Vaccines, Delhi, University of Toronto, Latin America, University Of Michigan, Cremation


Indian politicians encouraged a return to normal as COVID-19 cases fell. Now hospitals are overwhelmed as a 'double mutant' variant takes hold - but mass gatherings continue.

A patient being taken away for testing at a COVID-19 ward at a hospital in Kolkata, India, on Wednesday. Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto via Getty Images A second COVID-19 wave is devastating India, where a new "double mutant" virus variant emerged. Insider spoke with people on the ground and experts about the threat and ways to address it. Politicians so far have largely been unwilling or unable to apply strict restrictions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hospitals in Indi...
Tags: UK, Science, Russia, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Delhi, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kumbh Mela, Afp, Modi


Social Media Execs Fuel Extremist Violence Globally, Report Finds

Under the pretext of “newsworthiness,” U.S. tech leaders have, for years, aided political leaders in spreading extremist views underpinned by racial animus and all other forms of prejudice, in turn giving rise to an explosion of violence and persecution targeting vulnerable communities worldwide.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Narendra Modi, Articles, Social Media, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Sheryl Sandberg, Rodrigo Duterte, QAnon, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Internet Manipulation And Propaganda


India Looks to Criminalize Trading, Mining, and Holding Cryptocurrencies: Report

A proposed law in India would make it a crime to mine, trade, or even hold cryptocurrencies like bitcoin in the country, according to a new report from Reuters citing a senior government official. It’s estimated roughly 8 million people in India hold some form of cryptocurrency.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Cryptography, Bitcoin, Currency, Cryptocurrencies, Digital Currency, Coindesk, Reuters, Dogecoin, Payment Systems, Legality Of Bitcoin By Country Or Territory, Economics Of Bitcoin


What India Really Needs to Do to Protect Its Farmers

Since November, hundreds of thousands of farmers and their supporters have been protesting across India, calling for an end to a series of new agricultural laws introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration. The demonstrations have seen record-breaking turnout in the streets—and sparked historic…Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Environment, Narendra Modi, Articles, Agriculture, Soil, Sustainable Agriculture, Applied Sciences, Food Industry, Agroecology, Agronomy, Anoop Sadanandan, Climate Change And Agriculture, Farming Systems In India, Intensive Farming


Coronavirus live news: UK aviation industry warns of impact of travel corridor curbs; India begins world's largest vaccination drive

Global coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million peopleUK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enterGerman vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesFor all our coronavirus coverage 9.12am GMT India has begun one of the world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccination programmes, the first major developing country to roll out the vaccine and marking the beginning of an effort to immunise more than 1.3 billion people, writes Hannah Ellis-Petersen, the Guardian’s so...
Tags: Asia, UK, Science, India, Narendra Modi, World news, Infectious Diseases, Azerbaijan, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Reuters Azerbaijan, Hannah Ellis Petersen, Coronavirus


India's approval of covid vaccines triggers mass immunisation drive

Green light for Oxford vaccine alongside domestic Covaxin hailed as ‘decisive turning point’ by PMCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia has granted emergency approval to both the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and the domestically developed Covaxin, signalling the start of one of the largest Covid-19 immunisation drives in the world.At a press conference on Sunday, the drugs controller general of India said the decision to approve both the Oxford vaccine and C...
Tags: Health, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Society, World news, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Oxford, Vaccines and immunisation, Bharat Biotech, Coronavirus, Covaxin


A comprehensive timeline of the coronavirus pandemic at 1 year, from China's first case to the present

Medical staff wearing protective gear move a patient infected with the coronavirus from an ambulance to a hospital on March 9, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The 1-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic has arrived: The first case was confirmed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Chinese government data suggests the virus was likely circulating by mid-November. In the year since, the virus has infected more than 73 million people and killed more than 1...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Europe, UK, Science, London, News, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Cdc, Washington, France, Senate, White House, China


Coronavirus live news: partial lockdown for three areas in northern Portugal; 'serious' rise in German cases

Around 161,000 residents in Felgueiras, Lousada and Pacos de Ferreira under partial lockdown; German daily cases rise by 11,287; France follows Spain in passing 1m infections Belgium’s deputy PM in intensive care with coronavirusNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m casesUK coronavirus – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.23pm BST In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party on Thursday has promised free ...
Tags: Science, France, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Portugal, Belgium, Reuters, Modi


A new documentary shows how a top CDC official who warned Americans about the coronavirus promptly vanished from public view

Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, speaks at a coronavirus briefing on January 28, 2020. Samuel Corum/Getty In February, the CDC's Nancy Messonnier warned that the coronavirus could lead to a "disruption to everyday life." That contributed to the US stock market's downturn, infuriating President Trump, who had not signed off on the messaging. A new documentary about the US government's coronavirus response, called "Totall...
Tags: Politics, Science, Entertainment, Documentary, Cdc, White House, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, New York Times, Alex Gibney, Hulu, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones


India recorded 90,000 coronavirus infections in one day, overtaking Brazil as 2nd-most-infected nation after US

Guards beside a metro train in New Delhi on Sunday. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images India recorded 90,000 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, overtaking Brazil as country with the second-most recorded infections. As of Monday morning local time, India had recorded 4.2 million cases and 71,000 deaths from the coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health. Only the US has more known cases, but India has a far lower fatality rate, at 1.7% to the US's 3%. The Indian government ...
Tags: Science, News, Russia, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Spain, News UK, Brazil, New Delhi, Metro, Lucknow, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Business Today, Ahmedabad India


India recorded 90,000 coronavirus infections in a day, overtaking Brazil to become the 2nd-most infection nation after only the US

Guards wearing face shields stand beside a metro train in New Delhi, India, on September 6, 2020. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images India recorded 90,000 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, overtaking Brazil to become the second-worst infected nation in the pandemic. As of Monday morning local time, India has recorded 4.2 million cases and 71,000 deaths from the coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health.  Only the US has more cases, but India has a far lower fatality rate...
Tags: Science, News, Russia, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Spain, News UK, Brazil, New Delhi, Metro, New Delhi India, Lucknow, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Business Today


India Locks Down Entire Population of 1.3 Billion For 21 Days

The government of India will ban all 1.3 billion people in the country from leaving their homes for 21 days, according to a new declaration made Tuesday night by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The total lockdown is an effort to slow the spread of covid-19, an illness that has already sickened at least 519 in India and …Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Narendra Modi, Coronavirus, Covid 19


World braces for months of trouble as coronavirus pushes west

By MATT SEDENSKY BANGKOK — People around the world braced for months of disruptions from the new virus Thursday as its unrelenting spread brought ballooning infections, economic fallout and sweeping containment measures. “Countries should be preparing for sustained community transmission,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, leader of the World Health Organization, said of the 2-month-old virus outbreak. “Our message to all countries is: This is not a one-way street. We can push this virus back. Your ac...
Tags: Health, Asia, South Korea, Europe, Japan, New York, Science, News, Australia, California, Saudi Arabia, La, China, Uncategorized, Narendra Modi, Opec


Disney Reportedly Censors John Oliver Segment on Its India Streaming Service Over Criticisms of Modi

A recently aired segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver that was critical of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly been censored on the Disney-owned streaming platform Hotstar, a wildly popular service the company snapped up during its acquisition of 21st Century Fox last year.Read more...
Tags: Science, John Oliver, India, Disney, Narendra Modi, Streaming, 21st Century Fox, Modi, Hotstar, Disney Plus


Report: India Prime Minister Proposes Helping the Coal Industry Survive Amid Climate Crisis

Coal may continue to reign in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed to skip a carbon tax on this dangerous fossil fuel, according to documents Reuters reviewed. Given how urgent the climate crisis is becoming, the world simply cannot afford any more handouts to the coal industry.Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Narendra Modi, Reuters, Coal Industry, Climate Justice, Coal Is Dead



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