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Jun 03, 2021

Jun 03, 2021
South African healthcare workers

COVID surges in Afghanistan, Africa stir more concerns

Plus, in the United Kingdom, the Delta variant (B1617.2) is surpassing the proportion of Alpha cases (B117).

Apr 28, 2021

Apr 28, 2021
Healthcare worker at a new quarantine center in India

India's surge leads to further global COVID rise as role of variants probed

India reports more than 300,000 cases for the 8th day in a row and again hits a new single-day high.

Apr 23, 2021

Apr 23, 2021
India health worker

India's COVID-19 surge becomes more grim

The head of the WHO said the group is deeply concerned about rising cases and deaths and has redeployed 2,600 staff to help in India.

Aug 07, 2020

Aug 07, 2020
ICU patient

Forecast: 300,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 by December

In other developments, the CDC and the State Department lifted international travel bans and lawmakers remained at odds over the latest COVID-19 relief package.

Mar 08, 2020

Mar 08, 2020
Barricade

Italy COVID-19 surge triggers massive lockdown; US cases pass 500

Plans are under way to disembark Grand Princess cruise ship passengers at Oakland's port and move them to federal quarantine sites. And 2 more deaths were reported in the Seattle area nursing home cluster.

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 21, 2020
Diamond Princess cruise ship

CDC warns community COVID-19 spread could take place in US

"The day may come when we may need to implement such measures as seen in Asia," a CDC official says.

Feb 20, 2020

Feb 20, 2020
Mosque in Qom, Iran

Iran notes more COVID-19 cases as 2 from Diamond Princess die

Also, South Korea cases almost double, to 104, many part of a church cluster.

Feb 17, 2020

Feb 17, 2020
Lab scientist pipetting

More outbreak details emerge as COVID-19 cases top 70,000

A study of 44,672 cases reveals that 14% were severe and 5% critical.

Feb 07, 2020

Feb 07, 2020
PPE

WHO warns of PPE shortage; nCoV pace slows slightly in China

Also, new data suggest 82% of cases are mild, Chinese clinicians detail hospitalization patterns, and the US announces support. 

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

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