Global Coronavirus Death Toll Nears 500,000

Dr. Anthony Fauci, right, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as Vice President Pence speaks during a news conference with the Coronavirus Task Force at the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday. […]

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Coronavirus: Number of Covid-19 infections tops 10m worldwide

Cases have been rising particularly rapidly in Latin American The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has passed the milestone of 10 million, according to Johns Hopkins University in the US. The virus emerged in China late […]

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To slow the coronavirus death toll we may need to slow down ageing

In March, as Vadim Gladyshev shifted through the reams of data detailing the kinds of people who were more likely to fall victim to Covid-19, the Harvard biochemist started to wonder if we were thinking about the viral infection […]

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It’s Not Over: WHO Just Marked The Highest Count of New COVID-19 Cases in a Single Day

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday it had registered a new daily record number of COVID-19 cases as it quickly neared the “tragic milestone” of 5 million total infections. The UN agency’s chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that […]

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Fauci Says U.S. Death Toll Is Likely Higher. Other COVID Stats Need Adjusting, Too

A COVID-19 testing operation in Boyle Heights, California. Daily case counts may be on the low side since access to testing is limited in some parts of the world. The U.S. has the most coronavirus deaths of any country […]

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Coronavirus: Black Britons face ‘twice the risk’ of death, says ONS

Black men and women are nearly twice as likely to die with coronavirus as white people in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics. The analysis shows the inequality persists after taking into account age, where […]

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Why is coronavirus deadly for some, but harmless in others?

Andrea Ucini THE new coronavirus has already infected millions of people, but we are still learning about who is most vulnerable to its attacks. It quickly became clear that older people and those with certain underlying health conditions such […]

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