UK could eliminate the coronavirus but it might do more harm than good

New Zealand is the only country where Parkrun events have resumed Phil Walter/Getty Images BECOMING a covid-19-free zone sounds like the ultimate goal for any nation. Several countries around the world have come pretty close and, according to a […]

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Just a few nations driving much of world’s COVID-19 surge

The global surge in COVID-19 cases is mainly driven by intense transmission in a relatively few countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said today, with South Africa now among the five hardest-hit countries. The global total […]

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Did the US reopen faster than other countries? – BBC News

While European countries have managed to keep new infections of Covid-19 at bay, by the time most Americans had emerged from lockdown restrictions a second surge in cases was already underway. Were the requirements met to safely reopen and […]

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Russia Is Trying to Steal Virus Vaccine Data, Western Nations Say

Anton Vaganov/Reuters WASHINGTON — Russian hackers are attempting to steal coronavirus vaccine research, the American, British and Canadian governments said Thursday, accusing the Kremlin of opening a new front in its spy battles with the West amid the worldwide […]

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U.S. Shatters Its Record of New Coronavirus Infections as India’s Caseload Hits a Million

The U.S. shatters its single-day record for new cases, with more than 75,600. As clashes over face-covering mandates and school reopening plans intensified throughout the United States, the country shattered its single-day record for new cases on Thursday — […]

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Man, 30, Dies After Attending a ‘Covid Party,’ Texas Hospital Says

Christopher Lee for The New York Times A 30-year-old man who believed the coronavirus was a hoax and attended a “Covid party” died after being infected with the virus, according to a Texas hospital.

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U.S. Will Pay $1.6 Billion to Novavax for Coronavirus Vaccine

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The federal government will pay the vaccine maker Novavax $1.6 billion to expedite the development of 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine by the beginning of next year, the company said on […]

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