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Feb 16, 2021

Feb 16, 2021
COVID vaccine shipments and plane

South Africa to share COVID vaccine as Europe weighs J&J vaccine

South Africa officials say they'll share AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine with other African nations.

Dec 08, 2020

Dec 08, 2020
hospital corridor

US total tops 15 million as COVID-19 surge expands

As the US COVID-19 markers head further into red zone territory, the feds press states and cities to do more to curb transmission.

Nov 24, 2020

Nov 24, 2020
Healthcare worker in full PPE with patient on stretcher

US sees rise in COVID hospital cases, deaths, community spread

States that took aggressive steps are seeing results, White House experts say.

Nov 23, 2020

Nov 23, 2020
Couple wearing masks shopping

Europe weighs COVID-19 steps as global total tops 59 million

One expert says Europe could experience a third wave if it repeats mistakes it made after the first wave.

Sep 21, 2020

Sep 21, 2020
Mask-wearing tourish coughing in airport

Studies trace COVID-19 spread to international flights

One involves a symptomatic passenger who likely infected at least 12 others.

Sep 18, 2020

Sep 18, 2020
Mink on farm

COVID-19 likely spreading from people to animals—and vice versa

The authors of one study say those with COVID should isolate from people and animals.

Sep 15, 2020

Sep 15, 2020
Mask-wearing student at laptop in library

WHO, partners: Safe school reopening top priority

A new survey of 158 countries reveals that 1 in 4 haven't set a date for school reopening.

Sep 01, 2020

Sep 01, 2020
school kids masks

School resumes in some European nations, as pandemic total passes 25.5 million

In other developments, Japan signaled it will participate in the WHO's COVAX program, as the US declined.

Aug 24, 2020

Aug 24, 2020
COVID-19 rapid testing

COVID-19 tops 23 million cases as evidence builds for reinfection

Hong Kong researchers describe evidence of reinfection based on genetic sequencing of the virus.

Aug 21, 2020

Aug 21, 2020
COVID response in India

India nears 3 million COVID cases as Europe continues to see spikes

Germany, France, Italy, and Poland are all reporting a surge in cases.

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