News & Perspective

Oct 23, 2020

Oct 23, 2020
Frontline COVID-19 healthcare worker

WHO warns of tough months ahead as COVID tops 42 million

The head of the WHO highlights 5 steps to take, such as open communication.

Oct 15, 2020

Oct 15, 2020
video chat

COVID-19 cases climb in the US and Europe

In addition, a large group of scientists signs on to the John Snow Memorandum to mobilize against the herd immunity response concept.

Oct 12, 2020

Oct 12, 2020
College student wearing mask

Global COVID accelerates; Trump to resume campaign travel

The vast majority of the world is still susceptible to the virus, the WHO director says.

Oct 06, 2020

Oct 06, 2020
helicopter

Trump returns to White House as outbreak expands to more staff and military

Also, the FDA posts its COVID-19 vaccine standards, ending a stalemate.

Oct 05, 2020

Oct 05, 2020

News Scan for Oct 05, 2020

CARB-X funds for novel pneumonia therapy
Flu vaccine protection in kids
Sporadic flu detections
Novel orthopox in Alaska
Avian flu in Russia, Kazakhstan

Sep 30, 2020

Sep 30, 2020
Flag and microphone

Debate flares over COVID-19 as funds pledged for response

The COVID-19 pandemic cast its shadow over the first US presidential debate last night.

Sep 25, 2020

Sep 25, 2020
Masked coffee shop customer

US COVID-19 cases top 7 million

On the international front, Europe continues to see case counts rise, and the WHO makes its case for big investments in tools to battle the virus.

Sep 21, 2020

Sep 21, 2020
Vaccine vials

Support grows for global vaccine plan as pandemic tops 31 million

India, with 5.5 million cases, is closing in on the US, which has 6.8 million.

Sep 16, 2020

Sep 16, 2020
Door-to-door COVID-19 survey in India

India's COVID-19 total tops 5 million as cases rise in Europe

India reports 93,824 new cases, continuing its trend of reporting more daily cases than any other nation.

Sep 14, 2020

Sep 14, 2020
Bangladeshi vendors wearing masks

Pandemic total passes 29 million as cases hit daily high

Experts call the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic a "collective failure."

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