Heavy rains destroy homes and lives in south India – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Heavy rains destroy homes and lives in south India – BBC News” – below is their description. Heavy rains have disrupted life and destroyed homes across the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Dramatic visuals of submerged homes, flooded roads and floating vehicles capture the extent of … Read more Heavy rains destroy homes and lives in south India – BBC News

Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 infections surpass 7 million ahead of festivals

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 infections surpass 7 million ahead of festivals” – below is their description. India’s coronavirus caseload topped 7 million on Sunday when the health ministry reported 74,383 new infections in the previous 24 hours, with a rise in infections in southern states offsetting a drop in … Read more Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 infections surpass 7 million ahead of festivals

Nightly News: Kids Edition (September 17, 2020) | NBC Nightly News

NBC News published this video item, entitled “Nightly News: Kids Edition (September 17, 2020) | NBC Nightly News” – below is their description. Dr. John Torres answers viewers’ questions. From the wildfires on the West Coast to hurricanes hitting the Southern states, Al Roker explains what all of this weather means. Lester Holt checks in … Read more Nightly News: Kids Edition (September 17, 2020) | NBC Nightly News

Sudan signs peace deal with rebel groups from Darfur

Sudan’s government and the main rebel alliance agreed on a peace deal on Monday to end 17 years of conflict. The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the western region of Darfur and the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, signed the peace agreement at a ceremony in Juba, … Read more Sudan signs peace deal with rebel groups from Darfur

The race is on to get into Queensland before the border closes again this weekend | ABC News

This weekend’s sudden Queensland border closure due to the second wave of coronavirus in Australia’s southern states sparks mixed reactions among Queenslanders and business owners, from disappointment to relief. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more The race is on to get into Queensland before the border closes again this weekend | ABC News

Washington DC makes most of Summer despite surging coronavirus cases in southern states | ABC News

As America’s southern states feel the pressure of surging coronavirus cases, residents elsewhere in the US continue to make the most of the summer months. In Washington DC parks and restaurants are busy again, despite concerns of another spike in infections and unease about more social unrest. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Washington DC makes most of Summer despite surging coronavirus cases in southern states | ABC News

Fauci: Everyone Should Wear a Mask for the U.S. to Reopen Safely

The United State’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, is raising red flags about the recent surge in coronavirus cases, particularly in southern states. “We’re in obviously a difficult situation, ” Fauci told a livestream audience organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Despite some hopeful areas, Fauci said “were we had a baseline … Read more Fauci: Everyone Should Wear a Mask for the U.S. to Reopen Safely

Fauci Raises Alarm About Recent Surge of Coronavirus in ‘Red Zone’ States

The United State’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, is raising red flags about the recent surge in coronavirus cases, particularly in southern states. “We’re in obviously a difficult situation, ” Fauci told a livestream audience organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Despite some hopeful areas, Fauci said “were we had a baseline … Read more Fauci Raises Alarm About Recent Surge of Coronavirus in ‘Red Zone’ States

Birx Urges Southern States to Return to Phase One Protocols as Cases Spike

Vice President Mike Pence says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be issuing new guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall. School districts across the country are struggling with how to safely reopen as the coronavirus continues to surge in some states. The vice president, speaking after a meeting Wednesday of … Read more Birx Urges Southern States to Return to Phase One Protocols as Cases Spike

Coronavirus: India overtakes Russia in Covid-19 cases – BBC News

India has recorded more than 24,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking its total above that of Russia. The country now has the third-largest number of confirmed cases in the world, 697,413. There have been 19,693 deaths. The latest surge in numbers has also been powered by a rise in cases … Read more Coronavirus: India overtakes Russia in Covid-19 cases – BBC News

Mississippi becomes final US state to remove Confederate symbol from flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law on Tuesday that replaces the current state flag bearing a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support across the United States to dismantle symbols of slavery and racism. The removal of the flag, a long-simmering source of controversy in one of the breakaway Southern states that fought … Read more Mississippi becomes final US state to remove Confederate symbol from flag

Coronavirus in US acting unlike previous disease outbreaks

The death toll from Covid-19 in the United States was nearing 120,000 on Monday, with 2.4 million of the country’s 330 million inhabitants diagnosed with the virus. Half of fifty states have witnessed a new spike in the virus, with some southern states including Texas and Florida seeing record case numbers. FRANCE 24 health editor … Read more Coronavirus in US acting unlike previous disease outbreaks

US u-turn: vice president urges citizens to wear masks

With the number of coronavirus cases rising rapidly in many US southern states, Vice President Mike Pence has called on people in affected areas to wear masks and maintain social distancing, in a noteworthy departure from the White House’s guidance. Half a million people have now died from the disease around the world, a quarter … Read more US u-turn: vice president urges citizens to wear masks

COVID-19: Florida and Texas reverse reopening as U.S. cases surpass 2.5 million

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States have surpassed 2.5 million, including Arizona, Nevada and Florida’s daily high on June 27. The surge in cases in southern states comes after businesses were allowed to reopen. Authorities in Texas and Florida have ordered bars across the state to close and issued more restrictions on restaurants. Almost … Read more COVID-19: Florida and Texas reverse reopening as U.S. cases surpass 2.5 million

US: Controversy over statues of Confederate leaders

Statues built after the American Civil War to honour leaders who fought to defend slavery have often been a flashpoint, as they are now in cities such as Richmond in the US state of Virginia. Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy – the 11 pro-slavery southern states which lost their bid to break away … Read more US: Controversy over statues of Confederate leaders