News & Perspective

Jun 23, 2020

Jun 23, 2020

News Scan for Jun 23, 2020

Airborne SARS-CoV-2 efficiency
Undetected COVID-19 cases
Cyclospora outbreak widens
Low-path avian flu in Italy

May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020

News Scan for May 12, 2020

More lack of COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine benefit
Coronavirus super-spreading
Non-test isolation for COVID-19

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020
Florida swab

US COVID-19 total tops 700,000; cases spike in Russia, parts of Asia

New testing studies reveal more about spread in some US communities, and overseas, cases rose steadily in many countries, especially Russia and Japan.

Apr 05, 2020

Apr 05, 2020
field hospital

US braces for tough COVID-19 week; deaths drop in parts of Europe

In another first, a tiger in New York tested positive, and death rates dropped in some of Europe's hot spots.

Apr 04, 2020

Apr 04, 2020
Older people wearing masks

US COVID-19 total tops 300,000; European nations eye longer lockdown

The CDC recommends face masks when it's hard to maintain physical distance, such as in grocery stores.

Mar 29, 2020

Mar 29, 2020
Drive-through COVID-19 testing

Global COVID-19 cases top 700,000; Trump extends plan to slow virus

US social distancing steps will extend through April.

Mar 28, 2020

Mar 28, 2020
Navy hospital ship

Global COVID-19 total tops 600,000, US surpasses 120,000

US activity is surging in New York and several other states and cities.

Mar 15, 2020

Mar 15, 2020
National Guard

US takes more big pandemic response steps; Europe COVID-19 cases soar

New York City cancels schools, the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, and Italy reports a large spike in cases.

Feb 24, 2020

Feb 24, 2020
Middle East airport

WHO notes COVID-19 pandemic potential as 5 more Mideast nations affected

Also, cases continue to surge in South Korea and Italy, and the US reports more positive tests in evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

Feb 23, 2020

Feb 23, 2020
Padua, Italy, in Veneto region

COVID-19 surges continue in South Korea, Italy

Korea confirms 379 new cases and 602 overall, and infections in Italy spike to 132.

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