The World Health Organization says Sunday marked the largest global daily surge in new coronavirus cases since the pandemic began: 183,000. In the U.S., daily fatalities from the disease have dropped since the initial peak this spring, but more than…
The greatest threat from the COVID-19 pandemic is not the coronavirus itself but a "lack of global solidarity" in confronting it, the World Health Organization chief warned on Monday.
By Associated Press
The comments by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who has faced criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump, comes as the number of reported infections soared in Brazil, Iraq, India and southern and western U.S. states, straining local hospitals.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, the mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, says one of the police officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor will be fired. Two others remain on administrative reassignment pending results of an investigation into the March…
At a press briefing on Friday, Dr. Michael Ryan noted that “strains and viruses have moved around the world” throughout the pandemic.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly announced it will not convene in person this September due to the pandemic. It’s the first time that's happened in the world body’s 75-year history. Also, in Hong Kong, hundreds…
In our news wrap Monday, New York City began a gradual reopening for up to 400,000 workers after months of pandemic restrictions. At its peak, COVID-19 killed more than 500 people a day in New York; the number is now…
By Associated Press
The head of the World Health Organization warned that the coronavirus pandemic is worsening globally, even as the situation in Europe is improving.
In our news wrap Friday, worldwide deaths from COVID-19 neared 400,000, with more than quarter of those occurring in the U.S. The World Health Organization called for widespread use of face masks amid “evolving evidence” they can help reduce transmission.
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