Categories
SOUTH ASIA

Pandemic leaves Indians mired in massive medical debts • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

Life has been tentatively returning to normal in #India as #coronavirus cases have fallen. But millions are embroiled in a nightmare of huge piles of medical bills. Most Indians don’t have health insurance and costs for Covid-19 treatment have them drowning in #debt.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

Categories
EAST ASIA

Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge – BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

Categories
SOUTH ASIA

India’s demand for Covid-19 jabs outpaces supply across country amid continuous surge of cases [Video]

India has reached the grim milestone of 300,000 people dying from Covid-19, with the devastating wave of infections. If it seems to be easing off in big cities, it is still hitting hard the poor countryside, while slow vaccine deliveries are complicating the country’s fight against the pandemic and forcing many to miss their shots. Demand is outpacing supply, despite India being the world’s biggest producer of vaccines.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

Categories
SOUTH ASIA

Scientists in Sri Lanka call for more preventive measures [Video]

Sri Lanka has imposed a 10-day travel ban in an effort to curb a surge in coronavirus infections amid a third wave.The island’s key medical associations are pressuring the government to impose a stricter lockdown.Scientists have warned that, if no action is taken, the situation could get worse.Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Kalutara, Sri Lanka.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish#SriLanka#COVID19

Categories
SOUTH ASIA

Has India passed its COVID-19 peak? | The World [Video]

India has reported over 250,000 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, and more than 4,200 deaths.Dr Ambarish Satwik is a vascular surgeon at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in Delhi.He says it appears as though COVID infections are beginning to ease.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

Categories
SOUTH ASIA

International aid arrives in India as Covid-19 cases surpass 24 million, variant spreads globally [Video]

Fresh international aid has arrived in India, as the country continues to struggle with a deadly second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned that Covid-19 has also spread to rural parts of the country, raising worries of a situation that could spiral even further out of control. Covid-19 cases have surpassed 24 million in India, despite a month-long lockdown in New Delhi.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

Categories
SOUTH ASIA

India grapples with ‘black fungus’ infections as coronavirus cases surge | The World [Video]

Doctors in India have warned that even if their patients survive a coronavirus infection, a portion are going on to develop serious and sometimes fatal infections of black fungus. Mucormycosis is normally rare, but hospitals are reporting a spike in cases as India grapples with its devastating second wave. Surgeon Dr. Manish Munjal tells The World the prevalence of prediabetes in India makes the population particularly vulnerable to the disease.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia