Another new variant of the coronavirus appears to have emerged in Nigeria, Africa's top public health official said Thursday, but he added that further investigation was needed.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
While excitement and enthusiasm greeted the Western-developed coronavirus vaccine when it was rolled out, the Russian-made version has received a mixed response.
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
Facing strong pressure from Germany and other European Union nations, the bloc's medicines agency on Tuesday moved up a meeting to assess the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to Dec. 21, likely bringing vaccinations a step closer for millions of EU citizens.
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
In interviews with the PBS NewsHour, people who have remained unemployed for months said they were worried about covering daily living expenses, especially food and housing, and being forced to choose between earning an income and protecting their health.
By Dorothy Hastings, Candice Norwood, Courtney Vinopal
By Colleen Barry, Associated Press
Italy, which shocked the world and itself when hospitals in the wealthy north were overwhelmed with coronavirus cases last spring, is again facing a systemic crisis, as confirmed positives pass the symbolic threshold of 1 million.
By Almudena Calatrava, Christine Armario, Nicolas Deluca, Associated Press
At the edge of Argentina in a city known as "The End of the World," many thought they might be spared from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Aniruddha Ghosal, Associated Press
Many Indian states eased lockdown restrictions on Tuesday, even as the country's new daily infections remain the highest in the world and its confirmed cases near 3.7 million.
By Associated Press
India’s coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and the wealthier but older populations of the south.
By Nicole Winfield, Elaine Kurtenbach, Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil.
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