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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 30, 2020
Pigs on farm

Emerging flu virus in Chinese pigs has pandemic potential, researchers say

More than 10% of swine workers tested had antibodies to the novel influenza strain.

Jun 30, 2020
CT scans of lungs

Study finds lung impairment in recovering COVID-19 patients

More than half of 57 patients had abnormal lung CT findings a month after hospital discharge.

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 29, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 29, 2020

COVID-19 mostly mild in kids
School attendance in pandemic
Coronavirus screening of health workers

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 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020
Viruses and antibodies

Chinese study: Antibodies in COVID-19 patients fade quickly

Symptoms or not, more than 90% showed steep declines in antibodies within 3 months.

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 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.

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