Firefighters on Thursday said they had contained about half of a massive blaze ravaging Los Angeles County for nearly a month, as a fire season that has killed dozens across the U.S. West took another hopeful turn.
As the Philippines grapples with rising coronavirus infections, new mothers and medical staff at one of the world’s busiest maternity hospitals face heightened anxiety during the pandemic.
The lack of adequate cold chain and post-harvest management in the vicinity of farm-gate is causing gaps in value chains. The government’s focus has been on short-term crop loans while investment in long-term agriculture infrastructure has often not been enough, the minister indicated.
Equitable and affordable access to vaccines for all is key to overcoming the COVID19 pandemic and supporting the global economic recovery, the G20 Finance and Health ministers said on Thursday.