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Jun 29, 2021

Jun 29, 2021
Indonesia PPE

Red Cross warns of emerging COVID crisis in Indonesia

Elsewhere, Africa's cases rise in its third wave, as Brazil's ongoing surge shows signs of another uptick.

Jun 22, 2021

Jun 22, 2021
Healthcare workers in South Africa putting on protective equipment

Multiple nations battle COVID-19 surges as Delta variant advances in Israel

WHO officials warn that a steady global decline is slowing, with surges in all global regions.

Jun 11, 2021

Jun 11, 2021
Woman putting up COVID poster

Global COVID deaths in 2021 have topped all of last year's

COVID-19 surges continue in South America, now the hardest-hit continent, and Africa is seeing a host of vaccine issues.

Jun 09, 2021

Jun 09, 2021
Paramedic getting sanitizer sprayed

Global COVID-19 patterns reflect dual-world track

PAHO's head notes two worlds: "One quickly returning to normal, and another where recovery remains a distant future."

Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021
COVID-19 response team in India

WHO sends COVID-19 aid as India nears 400,000 daily cases

India again breaks its record for new COVID cases, topping 386,000.

Apr 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021
Vaccination of older man in Brazil

Global COVID pace hits new high as deaths top 3 million

"Big numbers can make us numb. But each one of these deaths is a tragedy for families, communities, and nations."

Apr 08, 2021

Apr 08, 2021
Nasal swab test

COVID-19 surges intensify in global hot spots

Though Brazil has rightly received much attention, other South American nations are also reporting record activity.

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.

Apr 02, 2021

Apr 02, 2021
MRI of brain blood vessels

More global reports of blood clots after AstraZeneca COVID vaccination

As a precaution, the Dutch health ministry announces a pause in vaccinating people younger than 60.

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