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widely believed to be connected to the legal wildlife trade here in vietnam we believe that a rescue center for some of the world's most threatened animals and join the cauldron and the global wildlife. are thrives on al-jazeera. scenes of desperation outside indian hospitals overrun by record breaking cold with infections and unable to get enough mind saving oxygen while in the u.s. health regulators lift the poles on johnson and johnson's coronavirus vaccine despite a small risk of blood. hello again i'm come all santa maria here in doha with the world news from al-jazeera
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rescuers from several countries continue just scour indonesian waters for a missing submarine despite its air supply running out. socialite killing maxwell pleads not guilty to child sex trafficking she faces a judge in court for the 1st time since her regrets. for one india 1st of all where the pandemic has taken and unprecedented toll on the country's health care system for yet another day india's record of the world's highest number of new infections more than 332000 this time and hospitals are short of pretty much everything beds medicine and oxygen from new delhi was withdrawn the reports. overcome with grief and this man and.
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other family members of 14 people were killed in a fire at this hospital in maharashtra state broke down as they confronted staff the blaze swept through the intensive care unit or i.c.u. for a matter for me about unfortunately a major fire disaster happened at our hospital at about 3 am there was a sudden spark from the air condition and since there was a lot of oxygen supply in the i.c.u. it was completely engulfed within 2 minutes. 2 days ago in the same state a lake and an oxygen tank killed 24000 patients on ventilators after their supply was disrupted many indian states are facing a critical shortage of hospital beds and oxygen supplies in the capital new delhi distraught family members a struggling to find beds for their loved ones. well i've been running around for a hospital to get my mother admitted since the 21st of april i visited all the hospitals in delhi they all say the same thing the beds and all debatable another
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patient my son is home who do i take care of i'm so stressed. reports of people dying because they can't find beds or oxygen are increasing every day this is one of new delhi's biggest private hospitals where the director said 25 people died in one day because of low oxygen supply the family of a 39 year old man who passed away says his oxygen was reduced without their knowledge and that his last words were please save me they also say they counted at least 45 bodies and that a catastrophe is being covered up the hospitals chairman says they've never had so many deaths in one day but he denies they were a result of oxygen shortage you delis leader has pleaded with prime minister that in their morty to ensure the uninterrupted delivery of oxygen to the capital after reports it was being stopped by bordering states. negative on. short of that we
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can't leave our people to die we need people to understand that every life is important to us i appeal to you on behalf of the people of delhi if concrete steps are taken the city will witness a catastrophe. has started climate torrens and burial grounds work day and night the government has begun using planes and trains to transport the lifesaving gas elizabeth brannon al-jazeera new delhi. so this song situation in india the shortage experts have actually been warning about it for some time saying medical oxygen is expensive and complicated to transport it's compounded pressure on an already creaking health system so now the courts are stepping in judges in new delhi have urged the government to quote beg borrow or steal oxygen to meet the city's needs the government has begun diverting oxygen destined for the industrial sector to be used instead in hospitals or air force planes or transporting large oxygen tank is to filling stations across the country. is
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a journalist and senior correspondent for scroll an indian news website who told us an even supplies and logistical issues are the biggest problems. because i literally all you know gospel. i'm dying because there's not as in. india individually as a country and oxen that wyman's around ecology and mystic downs and you know it was something of falling asleep in cue once in dust with oxygen just or was talking with the thoughts and. achilles or on foot i think i think guns the student. critical and just breeze which cannot be without oxygen so it is a massive shock fought and a lot of that shortfall as by the fact that transporting might be up to them oxygen has a complicated process and also running out of. that. oh
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i'm glad we took most of the east in me up with a more effective is than not and gently india gives. it a very merry. christmas and to date unfortunately as i pointed out before you know we do not often lands in the states where it looks to me hike for instance that in u.s. capital delhi it's all media ought to be manufacturing capacity. meeting with abuse in the us not to state and want to force the effect it. has been any capacity then there is another big state law just like the states and you know much but the issue which has no production of its own so that has really been bhangra problems. in the u.s. regulators are lifting a pause on the use of johnson and johnson's single shot coverage $1000.00 vaccine this is after a recommendation from the centers for disease control and prevention which says the vaccines benefits outweigh the serious but small risk nearly 8000000 people in the
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u.s. have received it 15 cases of blood clotting have been identified 3 of which were fatal more with rob reynolds in los angeles for us i'm looking at a news release here rob saying that the the f.d.a. and the c.d.c. of both recommending that this pause be lifted is that the final word then it can it can go back into use. yes in a press briefing the head of the centers for disease control a dr rachel lenski explained that she and other top u.s. public health officials had given the go ahead for the johnson and johnson vaccine to be resumed in administering to patients and that it would be resumed almost immediately likely the 1st doses of this single shot vaccine will be rolled out and given to people in the u.s.
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on saturday morning local time. the head of the c.d.c. dr alecky explained that they did a risk benefit analysis they found that continuing with johnson and johnson could save thousands and thousands of people from hospitalization and thousands of people from death as well despite the relatively rare risk of blood clots and a low platelet counts and the mechanism for exactly how the. vaccine may have caused those side effects is not at all clear at the moment what is clear however is that johnson and johnson's vaccine does fill an important nisha in the overall vaccination effort in this country it is as people have noted a single dose one and done shot unlike the moderna and pfizer vaccines and unlike especially pfizer it doesn't require
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a kind of ultra low 'd temperature refrigeration while it's being transported from one place to another so as dr will lead ski said that would really help in terms of transportation to far flung communities isolated groups of people and so forth across this country where thousands of people are still reporting coded infections new covert infections every day. as of now $19000000.00 americans or people living in america have received their 1st or their their full doses their complete vaccine immunization that's about 27 percent of the total population so there's still a considerable way to go ok thank you for all that information rob reynolds in los angeles we're on to other news indonesia where rescue teams are continuing their battle against time to find a submarine that is missing with 53 crew on board and south supplies calculated to
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run out by now search crews those still working in the waters around the indonesian island of bali with several nations helping else at the request of the indonesian government we are sending airborne assets to include a navy p. 8 poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to assist in the search of their missing summering secretary austin spoke to the minister defense of indonesia today to make sure he knew that this aircraft was coming in also to make an offer for any other additional support or systems that the indonesian government might have indonesia is a good friend and a strategic partner we were all deeply saddened to see the reports about their summering and our thoughts and our prayers are with the indonesian sailors the indonesian navy and of course all their families jessica washington in jakarta with the latest on this one so where are they as far as the search goes just because there is there any sign that they are close or is this still sort of needle in a haystack stuff. well come on this is an incredibly
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difficult operation for indonesian authorities and as you mentioned there was that deadline of 3 am bali time authorities said when they began the search that the crew on board the care for a 2 had 72 hours worth of oxygen on board in blackout conditions and as we can now calculate there's been at least 5 or 6 hours have passed since that deadline the search grows more urgent with that in mind some experts say they are concerned that the submarine may have sank below its collapse depth and could be somewhere between 500 to 700 meters below the surface regardless indonesian authorities say they have to remain optimistic and committed to this search there are $21.00 engine asian vessels so patrolling the waters around bali for police boats and additional support from international partners as was mentioned earlier we know that the u.s.
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p 8 poseidon maritime patrol helicopter has already arrived in bali and is assisting with the effort yesterday afternoon a ship from a struggling or the h.m.a.s. ballarat equipped with sona capabilities and embarked sea hawk helicopter arrived in the search area we are still waiting for the submarine rescue vessel from singapore to arrive and that should happen in coming hours we are expecting that vessel this afternoon here in indonesia a vessel from malaysia is still on the way and could arrive tomorrow so this operation is really entering a critical point as that deadline has passed and authorities here are trying to remain optimistic for the 53 crew on board ok we'll talk to are going to have in just there were as hopefully some developments in that story in the news ahead. why would they be buying it the rule. neighborhood pipeline
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plans labeled environmental racism the battle to save the south memphis drinking water and scientists make a breakthrough in the fight against malaria a disease which kills half a 1000000 people every year and. it's time for the perfect jenny the weather sponsored point qatar airways that's valuable and sunny in japan despite that northerly drift in the breeze spring sunshine and the same is true in the korean peninsula with this rain which has been persistent the yellow sea is dying out on its way back into the east coast of china beijing zakk wylde has been quite good reason they don't think it will drop very much shanghai shanghai has not been so good may change a bit with the on shore breeze and the rain is fairly obvious that you might expect during spring that line to extend through japan has been interrupted by typhoons
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sort of which remains out over the open water producing a big swell admittedly this rain is going sags towards hong kong to give you a rather wet day or at least end today on sunday and of course a pretty humid one as well for indonesia other rainy seasons fairly much stopped at the moment the rain is gone all through malaysia and beyond that through thailand cambodia and vietnam with his heavy downpours recently and certainly true in sumatra not to be the case of course the next few days if not weeks having seen significant snow recently in the finals of india it's now in the poland fading away temperatures are rising and those in india they're a bit above the average that is that time of the year we get the pre monsoon heat and certainly there was showers confined to the south mostly carol. support qatar airways. a 3 year investigation into the pro-gun lobby have been
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going to those meeting to got a really. reveal secrets. messaging out there i mean people are outraged getting mad and connections some don't want to expose many in like a simiar. mass shooting. documents like my al-jazeera investigations how to sell a massacre on al-jazeera. you were found was the release of the top stories india has reported the world's highest daily tally of covert infections for a 2nd straight day with more 3 132000 cases hospitals have critical shortages of
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beds medicine and oxygen u.s. regulators meanwhile are lifting a pause on the use of johnson and johnson's single shot cope with 19 vaccine following a recommendation from the centers for disease control and prevention which is the benefits outweigh the serious but small risk and the search for missing indian submarine is taking on added urgency oxygen supplies on board are now calculated to have run out it went missing with $53.00 people on board on wednesday. southeast asian leaders are preparing for crisis talks with me in mars' military ruler general min men on lang that will attend the 10 nation at summit in jakarta the inclusion has been condemned by antique who protest leaders but u.n. ambassador an outspoken critic of the military who was sacked by vision hopes progress can be made the un has not recognized his dismissal whatever that did this made by the leaders of the earth. this should take into account of saving lives
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in north sincerely and. buying the millet saving life in north and civil and in myanmar and the provide humanitarian assistance to the people in need. we need to stop the atrocity the inhumane act committed by in the military these 3 point that the need to take into account whatever decision that they make because it is very important saving lives in those uncivilly is very important for the everyone that is there noble toxic for the human kind please see life or in the sensibility that is the busy point that into account one never did take the position you know the we the beginning where we went is the earth the end should listen. to not only from the the military but
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also from the democratic forces so that you know but unfortunately anyone found the the national unity government was. no one from the nation a unity government was invited to the meeting jailed russian opposition leader alexei navalny is ending his hunger strike after $24.00 days now families supporters and doctors had urged him to end the protests today his deteriorating health he's demanding access to his own doctor to address the numbness in his legs and arms the prominent kremlin critic is serving a jail sentence for breaking parole conditions that was when he traveled to germany for treatment after being poison's russian president vladimir putin meanwhile is back to proposal by health officials for a 10 day nonworking period in early may to try to curb the spread of corona virus the health minister says the current situation is stable but warns it may worsen
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when people start to socialise in the warmer weather russia has reported almost 9000 new cases in the past 24 hours well below the 29000 a day at the peak in december. it is a word she just wishes i will urge all of my colleagues to listen to the opinion of specialists to virologists to those who are not just professionals in the area but who have also been fighting in fiction especially in the last year and have received such diverse an in-depth information about 19 if you think the measure to prolong my holidays is necessary even find it we will do so and today i will sign the corresponding decree. no new malaria vaccine is being hailed as a game changer in the fight to eliminate the disease the oxford institute vaccine has proved 77 percent effective in stopping infections and is now entering a larger human trial to rule out any side effects malaria itself kills half a 1000000 people every year many of them children because hawke has our report from dukkha. it's in this 100 kilometers away from brick you know fossils capital
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ouagadougou deep in this how the region that a groundbreaking discovery was made here blood samples were analyzed from 450 children given an experimental vaccine against malaria developed by scientists from oxford university's jenner institute scientists say the results of their year long study are extraordinarily i have been part in other studies like these but never have i seen such good results all the mothers that are taking part in this study say their children are feeling great it's an extraordinary moment to see that the vaccine against malaria actually works. malaria kills almost half a 1000000 people a year globally mostly children living in africa there's been efforts to try to slow the spread of malaria by distributing mosquito nets and repellents but during the rainy season malaria thrives and last year more people died of it than cove at 19 and so and the affective vaccine would save and protect not millions of people
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but billions of people living in tropical climates exposed to mosquitoes that carry the deadly parasite. larger trials on nearly $5000.00 children will now be carried out in 4 african countries but the general institute which was behind the astra zeneca covert vaccine is already seeking world health organization approval for the malaria vaccine the world health organization wanted the 75 percent effective vaccine this is the 1st time we've gone just anyone's gone just above that level with certainty certain really important lee it can be manufactured at last at large scale and we're hearing from the syrian institute of india today that they won't be able to produce 200000000 doses or more making the vaccine affordable for those who need it most will be the next challenge still for this small clinic research center in pristina faso where there have been decades of efforts against
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malaria this experimental vaccine is a breakthrough not just for science but for humanity nicholas hawk al-jazeera. u.s. president joe biden's called on global leaders to work together on a transition to clean energy this on the 2nd day of his global summit on climate change biden laid out how washington will achieve the target of cutting carbon emissions in half by the year 2030 he invited climate advisors and business leaders to look at what he called the valuable economic opportunities of tackling the crisis among them bill gates who urged governments and the private sector to work together u.s. lawmakers and activists meanwhile have been rallying against the construction of an oil pipeline in the city of memphis environmental activists say the pipeline puts at risk the drinking water of low income residents the majority of whom are african-american and as manuel reports from tennessee some of called the proposed
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energy project a case of environmental brace. for months residents in south memphis have been fighting against the construction of an oil pipeline dorsey says she's worried over what it might mean if a proposed oil pipeline were to cut right through the neighborhood she's lived in for most of her life my file. why now would be buying it that rule humanity behold there's a growing movement among the local population against the plans for the energy project the concern from activists like justin j. pearson is over the ground being proposed for the pipeline which is expected to pass over the memphis awkward for so one of the most severe negative consequences is to our environment they're planning to build a $1500.00 p.s.-i crude oil pipeline atop the memphis sandakan for what supplies drinking water to over a 1000000 people in addition to this they're building at the top an area that's the most seismically active in the southeastern part of the united states. the pipeline
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would also pass through box town a predominantly black neighborhood that critics say is already exposed to pollution from several nearby industrial sites in recent weeks a growing chorus of voices have spoken out against the project including at least 28 members of congress and former u.s. vice president al gore it is reckless racist it is a real we're trying to stop this i cloud it's called the i tell you i climb the memphis mayor just came out of yes that days ago which gave us all some great it encourage with the 2 companies i know believe the city with threats of lawsuits i do that everywhere even though they're legal theories are often nonsense but let's assist standing up because the black citizens of memphis and they're not white allies are standing up to say no more of this and our middle races a controversial aspect of this pipeline and others like it across the united states
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is the use of nationwide permit 12 which allows phone. fuel companies to fast track projects like the behala connection pipeline the parent company responsible for the project valero energy corp did not respond to our request for a comment but the company has defended the project promising the pipeline will meet environmental standards and will it up a little al-jazeera memphis tennessee the british socialite given maxwell as appeared before us judge pleading not guilty to sex trafficking charges she's accused of helping the late finance jeffrey epstein recruit and sexually abuse goals charlotte bellus has the details. looking frail and noticeably older elaine maxwell made her 1st in person a parents in a new york court since her arrest last year the 59 year old is accused of 6 trafficking having allegedly helped her friend an ex-boyfriend jeffrey epstein gruman 614 age girls in the 1990 s.
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and 2 thousands the victims lawyers 1st brought a civil suit against mex while 7 years ago or 2 years ago if sting was arrested on 6 trafficking charges disgraced financier committed suicide in his jail cell a month later his accusers and now hoping for justice through mechs wells trial to be honest i was too afraid to come see me at the trial. and it's this is a new feeling for me to be able to sort of and sit there and accept you know a lot and them yeah i do think that it it's hard to sit through it and it's painful but it's good to appealing for the next wells boys say she's not only innocent but describe her treatment in custody as a pulling i've never seen anything like it in 23 years of being a criminal defense and i've never seen anything like it how she's being treated it's the epstein effect it's the epstein effect she's being treated horribly
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because of the negligence and what happened to geoffrey epstein the victim's lawyers refute that i don't believe that there is any credible. evidence any basis whatsoever to assert that this maxwell is the victim. i think that a media blitz that the defendants are putting on. i do not believe that that is productive for them. i do not believe that that is fair to the real victims here maxwells lawyers will back in court on monday they will ask the federal appeals court in manhattan to grant her bio it has been denied. 3 times all we're asking for is a fair opportunity to fight this case and if she's given bail we know that we'll have a 3 week trial is scheduled for july next will faces up to 80 years in prison if convicted of all charges. now for the 1st time
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a recycled rocket is carrying astronauts to the international space station the space x. mission blasted off from the kennedy space center in florida we using a falcon rockets and the dragon capsule all part of the company's plan to make travel to the final frontier a little cheaper and reports from florida. and launches from the kennedy space center in florida are among the most spectacular 3 to one. on friday mornings blast off did not disappoint this is the 3rd crude launch from space 6 in less than 12 months the 1st time the company reuse their fall could 9 rocket and dragon capsule using recyclable boost is designed to fly themselves back to earth is a cornerstone of space x.'s plans to make missions cheap but it took 10 years to get here to achieve this bold vision we have for commercial crew and and again it's
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been amazing what the team has been able to accomplish say hi to the crew dragon resilience for us and let them know your rock is home safe on board the for us journalists from the 3 nations are on a 6 month mission to the international space station if all goes well they'll be welcomed on board the space station on saturday morning trophy part of advancing human spaceflight and looking forward to. going beyond earth orbit to the moon and mars. and helping make your humanity spacefaring civilization and. a multiplayer species one day for those eager enough to wake up early seeing crute spaceflights blast off from cape canaveral is a thrill human spaceflight resumed last year following an 11 year gap after the space shuttle program ended they keep that tradition alive and to keep technology going and to keep being able to launch from american soil is the main thing we went in with not a lot of expectation and it was cool it was really healthy to say that it was awesome commercial spaceflight is now entering
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a new era by successfully reusing rockets and modules space 6 is making exploration economically viable later this year a mission will take 4 citizen astronauts into orbit the 1st mission of its kind in history and began his era miami florida. another look at the top stories for you india has reported the world's highest daily tally of coronavirus infections for a 2nd straight day more than 332000 of them hospitals have critical shortages of beds medicine and oxygen more from elizabeth purana who's in new delhi this is one of new delhi's biggest private hospitals where the director said 25 people died in one day because of load up.

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