India sees coronavirus surge slowing but experts warn numbers are misleading

BENGALURU, India – For the first time in months, Izhaar Hussain Shaikh is feeling somewhat optimistic. The 30-year-old ambulance driver in India’s metropolis of Mumbai has been working tirelessly ever…

Personal ties: VP Harris’ family in India where COVID rages

G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring — a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the coronavirus pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family…

India coronavirus disaster hangs over countries facing surge

SOHAG, Egypt – Countries worldwide wrestling with new coronavirus surges are trying to ensure they aren’t hit by an India-style disaster. They face many of the same risks, including large…

Expert warns further coronavirus waves in India ‘inevitable’

A top scientific adviser to the Indian government on Wednesday warned additional coronavirus surges are “inevitable,” as hospitals plead for supplies amid record high cases and nearly 4,000 new daily…

India hits another grim coronavirus record as oxygen demand jumps

NEW DELHI – Infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped sevenfold and the government denied reports that it was slow in…

India coronavirus deaths hit record high as hospitals plead for supplies

India set a record-high in daily coronavirus deaths Tuesday with data reflecting over 3,700 fatalities as experts warn the true figures are likely as much as 10 times higher. The World…

Biden considers new role for LA Mayor Garcetti as India ambassador

President Biden is considering Los Angles Mayor Eric Garcetti for a top position in his administration as ambassador to India, Axios first reported Tuesday. Garcetti, who has been mayor of one…

Amid disaster in India, coronavirus restrictions easing in US, Europe

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Air travel in the U.S. hit its highest mark since COVID-19 took hold more than 13 months ago, while European Union officials are proposing to ease restrictions…

India COVID19: Virus catastrophe worsens, ‘horrible’ weeks ahead

COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the…

Pfizer, India talk expedited COVID-19 vaccine approval to combat shortage

Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla announced Monday the company is in talks with the Indian government to fast track the approval process for its COVID-19 vaccine to address the country’s devastating…