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By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
The United States is right on the brink of reaching 1 million COVID deaths since the start of the pandemic over two years ago. As this grim milestone approaches, health experts nationwide are debating whether or not a new phase…
By Geoff Bennett, Claire Mufson, Winston Wilde, Andrew Corkery
The World Health Organization says the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Africa have dropped to their lowest levels since the pandemic began, marking the longest decline yet seen in the disease.
By Associated Press
Psychologists are beginning to understand that for some people, intense and sustained feelings of loss are symptoms of a serious condition — one that can last for years and erode wellbeing.
By Alison McCook, Knowable Magazine
Lawmakers joined President Biden at the White House Tuesday to celebrate the signing of a $1.5 trillion government funding bill that will provide money for an array of items, most notably the military and aid to Ukraine. But despite this…
By Amna Nawaz, Saher Khan
By William Brangham, Karina Cuevas
It is now more than two years since the WHO declared the COVID-19 emergency a pandemic, and last week the death toll topped 6 million people worldwide. While the U.S. in many ways appears to have moved into a new…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lead a moment of silence on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Monday evening to remember the more than 900,000 American lives lost due to COVID-19.
By Mark Kennedy, Ken Sweet, Associated Press
COVID-19 has become one of the three top leading causes of death in America, behind the big two — heart disease and cancer. To public health experts, the milestone is made all the more tragic because so many of the…
By Geoff Bennett, Karina Cuevas
More than two years into this pandemic, the United States death toll is the highest in the world. The country is closing in on 900,000 deaths, and its death rate is alarming -- particularly given that the U.S. was the…
The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, yet COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing. Modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the omicron wave subsides this spring.
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