The UN health agency warns that the world is currently "off track" to reach its goal of reducing malaria cases and deaths by 90 percent by 2030, insisting funding should be more than doubled.
Cyclone Yaas is set to turn into a “very severe cyclonic storm” on east coast, likely to come ashore near the border between Odisha and West Bengal states early on Wednesday.
More than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability, a 20 percent increase in one year, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at UNSC meeting.
More than 100 million Indonesians are registered to vote at polls staffed by almost 2.7 million election workers, with some taking ballot boxes to hospitalised Covid patients.
The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, alleges negligence, among other claims. The complaint alleges Missouri seeks cash compensation due to possibly tens of billions of dollars in economic damages.
The global number of deaths reached 171,718, while the number of people who recovered stands at 659,732. Here are the updates for April 21:
India's lockdown has disproportionately hurt the country's most vulnerable.
Numerous reports and local health experts have warned that Iraq's Covid-19 numbers are not genuine.
Accusations of biological aggression is distracting the region from working together to defeat Covid-19.
The breakthrough came after the Netherlands softened its position on the crucial question of making countries in need commit to economic reform and outside oversight in return for assistance.
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