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Our world in photos: July 29

July 29, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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SENEGAL — Vaccination: A health worker administered a dose of Janssen Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at Dakar’s Medina neighborhood, on Wednesday. Amid a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with many countries on the cusp, African health officials are racing to vaccinate populations that had before been reluctant or unable to access vaccines.
Photo: Leo Correa/AP


OREGON — Well runs dry: Misty Buckley carried dirty water from her animals’ pens to water plants in her front yard, on Saturday, in Klamath Falls. The Buckley’s house well ran dry in May following a historic drought in southern Oregon. Dozens of domestic wells went dry in an area near the Oregon-California border where the American West’s worsening drought has taken a particularly dramatic toll.
Photo: Nathan Howard/AP


JAPAN — Table tennis: China’s Sun Yingsha served against countrywoman Chen Meng during the gold medal match of the table tennis women’s singles at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Thursday, in Tokyo.
Photo: David Goldman/AP


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THAILAND — Field hospital: A 1,800-bed field hospital was set up inside a cargo building in Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok on Thursday. Health authorities raced on Thursday to set up yet another large field hospital in Thailand’s capital as the country recorded a new high in COVID-19 cases and deaths. The hospital, one of many already in use, was set up at one of Bangkok’s two international airports after the capital ran out of hospital beds for thousands of infected residents.
Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP


INDIA — Second shot: Hundreds of people lined up to receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the municipal ground in Hyderabad, on Thursday.
Photo: Mahesh Kumar A./AP


KENYA — Mourning: A relative cried as mourners prepared to bury coronavirus victim, 27-year-old high school teacher Nancy Ndanu Musyoka, with her daughter Jaylla Musyoka, in Kakungu village, Kitui county, on Wednesday.
Photo: Brian Inganga/AP


CALIFORNIA — Homelessness: Scott See, 53, passed time in his tent at a homeless encampment set up along the boardwalk in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, on Tuesday. The proliferation of homeless encampments on Venice Beach has sparked an outcry from residents and created a political spat among Los Angeles leaders.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


JAPAN — Field hockey: Britain’s Laura Unsworth (4) prepared for a penalty corner against the Netherlands during a women’s field hockey match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Thursday, in Tokyo.
Photo: John Locher/AP


GUATEMALA — Protest: Protesters blocked the Inter-American Highway in Totonicapan after Indigenous leaders called for a nationwide strike to pressure Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei to resign, on Thursday. The protest came in response to the firing of Special Prosecutor Against Impunity Juan Francisco Sandoval by Attorney General Consuelo Porras.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


GERMANY — Thunderstorm: Clouds drifted over a windmill in Eutin, northern Germany, during a nearby thunderstorm on Wednesday evening.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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