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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 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 18, 2020

Jun 18, 2020
Street washing in Brazil

Beijing COVID-19 total grows; Latin America, Mideast face more cases

The global total climbs to 8,410,682 cases and 450,835 deaths.

Jun 08, 2020

Jun 08, 2020
High-tech globe

Global COVID-19 cases top 7 million, deaths exceed 400,000

Yesterday, 75% of cases were in 10 nations, mostly in the Americas and South Asia.

Jun 01, 2020

Jun 01, 2020
Pineapple seller wearing mask

COVID-19 outbreaks surge in Central, South America

The WHO issues new COVID-19-related guidance on noncommunicable disease and mass gatherings.

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020
Brazil researcher

Tough weeks ahead for South America's COVID-19 hot spots

Worries are also rising about the pandemic's impact on the healthcare of Latin Americans who have noncommunicable diseases, who make up 25% of the population.

May 25, 2020

May 25, 2020
Crowded boardwalk, Ocean City, Maryland

US throngs gather amid rising COVID-19 cases as drug trial paused

Also, hospitals in India and Chile are reaching their limits.

May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020
Empty gurney in hospital corridor

Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 300,000

France and Spain learn that relatively few people have been exposed to the virus.

Apr 14, 2020

Apr 14, 2020
Airport sanitizing in Brasilia

COVID-19 poised to hit Americas nations with more force

The global case total rose to just under 2 million, including more than 125,000 deaths.

Mar 03, 2020

Mar 03, 2020
Respirators

WHO warns of COVID-19-related protective equipment shortage

Three main hot spots saw no slowdown in cases, and Argentina and Chile became the latest countries in the Americas to report their first cases.

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