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Jul 27, 2021

Jul 27, 2021
Indonesian woman with COVID pamphlet

Indonesia's COVID-19 deaths reach new heights

Also, cases are climbing steeply in Tokyo in the midst of the Summer Olympic Games.

Jul 21, 2021

Jul 21, 2021
Women and child in Bangladesh

Drug-resistant pneumonia tied to deaths in Bangladeshi kids

Antibiotic-resistant blood infection in pediatric pneumonia patients was tied to a 17-fold mortality risk.

Jul 12, 2021

Jul 12, 2021
Benin COVAX

Delta COVID-19 surges worsen; WHO challenges push for vaccine booster doses

WHO head Tedros urges Moderna and Pfizer to go all out on channeling vaccine supply to COVAX.

Jul 09, 2021

Jul 09, 2021
Uganda COVID vaccination

Africa marks worst pandemic week; Europe sees sharp rises

Sixteen African nations report resurgences, and cases have more than doubled in some European countries.

Jul 07, 2021

Jul 07, 2021
Brazil COVID test

WHO: World at perilous point in pandemic

WHO officials said variant spread could outpace vaccines, even in countries with high vaccine coverage.

Jul 06, 2021

Jul 06, 2021
Infusion

WHO advises 2 monoclonal antibodies for severe COVID

Study finds that tocilizumab and sarilumab reduce the risk of death and the need for mechanical ventilation.

Jun 30, 2021

Jun 30, 2021
COVID vaccination in the Philippines

Global COVID cases rise a bit; Delta variant in nearly 100 nations

Both cases and deaths in Africa rise sharply—cases by 33% and deaths by 42%.

Jun 23, 2021

Jun 23, 2021
Lithuanian waitress disinfecting tables outdoors

ECDC warns of extensive Delta COVID-19 variant spread this summer

All told, 85 countries have reported the Delta variant, and a number of nations are battling rises in COVID-19 cases.

Apr 06, 2021

Apr 06, 2021
Brazilian police officer getting COVID vaccine

Global COVID-19 cases climb for 6th straight week

Also, experts continue to assess reports of rare blood clot conditions tied to the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Apr 05, 2021

Apr 05, 2021
India airport screening

India, other COVID hot spots set more daily case records

As cases climb higher in hard-hit countries, more nations are tracking what they fear are fourth spikes in cases.

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