India now 2nd worst-hit country by virus amid economic pain

This post was originally published on this siteNEW DELHI — India’s increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the pandemic’s second-worst-hit country behind the United

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Experts flag risks in India’s use of rapid tests for virus

This post was originally published on this siteNEW DELHI, India — In June, India began using cheaper, faster but less accurate tests to scale up testing for the coronavirus – a

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India struggles with twin challenges of cyclone and pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteA villager clears tree branches fallen in front of his house after Cyclone Amphan hit the region, at Baguranjalpai village in East Midnapore

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India struggles with twin challenges of cyclone and pandemic

A villager clears tree branches fallen in front of his house after Cyclone Amphan hit the region, at Baguranjalpai village in East Midnapore district in West Bengal state, India, Friday, May 22,

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Indian LG plant lacked environmental clearance before leak

This post was originally published on this siteFILE – In this Thursday, May 7, 2020, file photo, smoke rises from LG Polymers plant, the site of a chemical gas leakage, in Vishakhapatnam,

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China denies Indian claim that Chinese test kits are faulty

This post was originally published on this siteNEW DELHI (AP) – China’s embassy in New Delhi has denied allegations by the Indian government that coronavirus testing kits it ordered

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Quarantine wristbands: How some countries are boosting surveillance

This post was originally published on this siteNew Delhi: India says it will use wristbands to monitor the movements and body temperature of quarantined patients and help with contact tracing.

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India plans wristband patient surveillance as lockdown eases

This post was originally published on this siteNEW DELHI — India said Wednesday that it plans to manufacture thousands of wristbands that will monitor the locations and temperatures of

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As virus spreads, other countries can learn from China

This post was originally published on this siteAs the coronavirus spreads around the world, International health authorities are hoping countries can learn a few lessons from China _ namely, that

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Health officials worry as untraceable virus clusters emerge

This post was originally published on this siteIn South Korea, Singapore and Iran, clusters of infections are leading to a jump in cases of the new viral illness outside China. But it’s not

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