News & Perspective

Jun 30, 2020

Jun 30, 2020
Woman with mask and cell phone at train station

EU travel list excludes US, other COVID-19 hot spots

Also, the Recovery trial announces that a review showed no COVID benefit for a well-known HIV treatment.

Jun 29, 2020

Jun 29, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 viruses, highly magnified

Global COVID-19 cases pass 10 million, deaths top half million

Nations in the Americas account for about half of global cases and deaths.

Jun 25, 2020

Jun 25, 2020
Outdoor physical distancing in Italy

Global COVID-19 cases top 9.5 million; Europe reports uptick

The Americas and South Asia continue to be the hot spots, but cases in Europe rise for the first time in months.

Jun 24, 2020

Jun 24, 2020
oxygen port

COVID-19 demands intensify efforts to ease oxygen shortages

COVID-19 cases are rising by 1 million a week, exceeding oxygen supplies in a market in which most concentrators are produced by a few companies.

Jun 23, 2020

Jun 23, 2020
Kaaba in mosque in Mecca

COVID-19 spells travel ban for hajj, maybe for Americans going to Europe

EU officials might exclude travelers from the US and other nations, such as Russia and Brazil, that are having difficulty containing COVID-19 cases.

Jun 22, 2020

Jun 22, 2020
Brazil testing

Global COVID-19 total quickly tops 9 million

The increase was led by surges in countries, such as Brazil, the United States, and India, that have large populations.

Jun 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020
Social worker helping with COVID-19 relief efforts

COVID-19 cases pass 8.5 million; WHO warns of dangerous phase

"We call on all countries and all people to exercise extreme vigilance."

Jun 17, 2020

Jun 17, 2020
Hand holding a white tablet

WHO halts malaria drug study, eyes steroid for COVID-19

"We need more therapeutics that can be used to tackle the virus."

Jun 16, 2020

Jun 16, 2020
COVID-19 researchers in Brazil

World coronavirus total tops 8 million cases

Of the total, 3.8 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the Americas, where the pandemic is accelerating.

Jun 15, 2020

Jun 15, 2020

News Scan for Jun 15, 2020

More DRC Ebola cases
Malaria control amid a pandemic
Dengue in the Americas

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