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Here’s what you need to know: Commuters this month in New Delhi, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders at the Group of 7 summit hope to blunt the impact of future outbreaks with additional resources.Credit…Atul Loke for The New York Times Last year, President Donald J. Trump angrily rejected global cooperation …

In summary SB 17 would lead to identifying racial and ethnic disparities, and addressing structural racism in state policies and budgets. By Richard Pan, Special to CalMatters State Sen. Richard Pan, a Democrat from Sacramento, represents the 6th Senate District, Senator.Pan@senate.ca.gov. Dr. Pan, a pediatrician, serves as chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus. …

In its current state, carbon capture is another false promise when it comes to addressing the urgent need to decrease carbon dioxide emissions. The very industry that is a main contributor to climate change can now profit from tax breaks and government funding being directed at Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) projects. A …

PORTLAND, Ore. — The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to the half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each …

INDIANAPOLIS — We know people are hurting, and the number of calls IMPD’s Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) is responding to illustrates that. Beat officers call on this unit when people are in need of immediate mental health services. IMPD provided data comparing 2020 to the first five months of 2021. In all of 2020, …

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it supports waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines, as countries struggle to manufacture the life-saving doses. “This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures. The Administration believes strongly in intellectual property protections, but in service of ending this …

Cabell County and its county seat the City of Huntington say the three co-defendants — McKesson Corporation, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health — created a public nuisance with the ongoing opioid epidemic by failing to monitor, divert and report suspicious orders under the Controlled Substances Act. Between 2006 and 2014, the three companies distributed a combined …

Nurses tend to a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care unit. The pandemic may have a long-term effect on U.S. health care workers, with about 6 in 10 reporting burnout, according to a recent poll. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption John Moore/Getty Images Nurses tend to a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care …

His country was on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. That day, India recorded more than 261,000 new coronavirus cases — more than many countries have seen during the entire pandemic. Others in Modi’s orbit have argued state governments are to blame for not imposing regional lockdowns and mismanaging their health care systems. Last weekend, …

A patient wearing an oxygen mask is wheeled inside a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 26, 2021. Amit Dave | Reuters India reported a record daily death toll on Wednesday as total Covid-19 fatalities crossed the 200,000 mark. Government data showed at least 3,293 …