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Jul 13, 2020

Jul 13, 2020
Masked bus passenger

WHO warns of worse pandemic without detailed national plans

With the global total about to top 13 million cases, the WHO warns countries to act.

Jul 06, 2020

Jul 06, 2020
Waitress with mask disinfects tables

Pandemic tops 11.5 million cases, imperils HIV care

It only took 5 days for cases to surge from 10 million to 11 million, and today the number stands at 11,520,461 cases.

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020
Sewing masks in Brazil

Global COVID-19 total tops 5.7 million, Brazil surge continues

Brazil's surge shows no sign of slowing, with more than 20,000 new cases.

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.

May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020
Nurse holding swab

Wuhan to use massive testing against COVID-19 resurgence; Russia cases soar

Russia reports almost 11,000 new cases, part of an ongoing surge mainly centered in Moscow.

Apr 02, 2020

Apr 02, 2020
Couple in Singapore

Before-symptom spread may complicate COVID-19 containment

The study underscores the difficulty of identifying and isolating infected people.

Mar 31, 2020

Mar 31, 2020
Empty street in France

As global COVID-19 total passes 850,000, study shows 1.4% fatality rate

As global deaths top 41,000, UK researchers estimate a case-fatality rate of 1.4%.

Mar 19, 2020

Mar 19, 2020

News Scan for Mar 19, 2020

Ticks lurk in leaf piles
Low-path H7N3 avian flu in North Carolina

Feb 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020

News Scan for Feb 14, 2020

US flu still rising
Polio cases in 6 countries

Feb 02, 2020

Feb 02, 2020
Patient in hospital bed

Philippines has first nCoV death outside of China as cases top 14,000

A man, 44, in the Philippines who was coinfected with 2019-nCoV, Strep pneumoniae, and flu B has died.

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