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Nov 25, 2020

Nov 25, 2020
Soldier with frozen turkeys

Pace of global COVID-19 rise slows, but deaths still climbing

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the US added more than 1 million cases in each of the past 2 weeks.

Nov 20, 2020

Nov 20, 2020
Oxygen ambu bag for intubated patient

COVID-19 spikes in US as global total tops 57 million

Also, Pfizer and BioNTech submitted an EUA request for their vaccine, offering hope it will be available this year.

Nov 12, 2020

Nov 12, 2020
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19

Surge continues in Europe as global COVID-19 total tops 52 million

Also, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it is committing another $70 million to a WHO vaccine initiative.

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.

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 08, 2020

Sep 08, 2020
Pandemic in Kolkata, India

As India cases surge, global COVID-19 total tops 27 million

India now has the world's second-highest case count, behind the US.

Aug 31, 2020

Aug 31, 2020
Man set to receive COVID19 vaccine

Global COVID-19 total tops 25 million amid WHO warning

"If countries are serious about opening up, they must be serious about suppressing transmission and saving lives."

Aug 20, 2020

Aug 20, 2020
Hairdresser and client wearing masks

COVID-19 cases climb higher in European countries

France, Germany, and Spain report their highest daily COVID-19 case counts since easing out of lockdowns.

Aug 10, 2020

Aug 10, 2020
store distancing

Countries face diverse challenges as pandemic total nears 20 million

As cases surge in intense transmission countries, illness levels are rising in countries that curbed the spread, including many in Europe.

Aug 07, 2020

Aug 07, 2020
COVID Madagascar

Pandemic total passes 19 million, vaccine capacity ramps up for lower income countries

Cases in Africa passed the 1 million mark, as more countries in Europe reported notable spikes in cases.

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