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In our news wrap Thursday, rescuers searched for survivors after Afghanistan's worst earthquake in 20 years, Russian forces gained more ground in eastern Ukraine, EU leaders designated Ukraine and Moldova as candidates to join the bloc, former COVID coordinator said…
In our news wrap Monday, children under the age of 5 began receiving COVID vaccines, President Biden considers a pause on the federal gas tax, militants killed at least 132 villagers in Mali, Israel is headed for a new election,…
Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday endorsed COVID vaccinations for children under 5. The FDA approved reduced-strength vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer for the age group. With CDC approval, shots could be available as soon as Monday…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the FDA authorized Pfizer's low-dose COVID booster for kids 5 to 11 years old, China restricted more Beijing residents to their homes to help control a small outbreak, U.S highway deaths shot up last year…
By PBS NewsHour
It's impossible to fully convey the staggering toll of COVID-19, with the number of deaths in the U.S. from the virus equal to losing the entire populations of Boston and Pittsburgh. But numbers describe just one part of this and…
The CDC on Monday formally confirmed that COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have surpassed 1 million. That's roughly the American death toll in the Civil War and World War II combined. It’s the highest reported death toll of any country,…
By Maea Lenei Buhre, Layla Quran, Tess Conciatori, Sam Lane, Frank Carlson, Alex D'Elia
With the U.S. marking the tragic milestone of 1 million lives lost from COVID-19, we wanted to pause to acknowledge this immense, collective loss and remember just some of the Americans who have perished from the virus since the pandemic…
President Biden on Thursday marked the U.S. nearing one million lives lost due to the pandemic and called on Congress to pass funding for more COVID relief. The pandemic has claimed more than 6 million lives worldwide, though WHO estimates…
By Sam Lane, Sam Weber, Maea Lenei Buhre
As we approach the tragic milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. we wanted to bring you reflections from some of the people we’ve met over the past two years of this pandemic. A paramedic, a nurse,…
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