How Does Disease Move? Crash Course Geography #34

From outbreaks of measles in the United States and cholera in Haiti to patterns of lead poisoning near gold mines in Nigeria, medical geographers play an important role in tracking disease in the landscape. Today, we’re going to look at strategies medical geographers use to help as many people as possible achieve the highest levelContinue reading “How Does Disease Move? Crash Course Geography #34”

India reports more than 6,000 daily Covid deaths — highest ever in the world

India’s health ministry data showed 6,148 deaths were recorded over a 24-hour period, as daily reported cases remained below 100,000 for the third consecutive day. The fatalities rose after one of India’s poorest states, Bihar, revised its total Covid-19 related death toll on Wednesday from about 5,400 to more than 9,400, accounting for people whoContinue reading “India reports more than 6,000 daily Covid deaths — highest ever in the world”

India: Dozens of suspected Covid victims wash up on Ganges River banks

Locals believe bodies were dumped in river because cremation sites are overwhelmed Dozens of bodies believed to be Covid-19 victims have washed up on the banks of the Ganges River in northern India as the pandemic spreads into India’s vast rural hinterland, overwhelming local health facilities as well as crematoriums and cemeteries. Local official Ashok Kumar saidContinue reading “India: Dozens of suspected Covid victims wash up on Ganges River banks”

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