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Philippines reports record high 8,773 new coronavirus infections

FILE PHOTO: A health worker performs a swab test for detection of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a school turned evacuation center for residents affected by Typhoon Vamco, in Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa LopezMANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine health ministry on Thursday recorded 8,773 new coronavirus cases, its highest single-day increase, as […]

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Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 5,011: RKI

FILE PHOTO: A medical worker takes a swab sample from a person at a COVID-19 quick test center of German drugstore chain dm-drogerie markt amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Karlsruhe, Germany, March 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiBERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 5,011 to 2,505,193, data from […]

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Two gaps to fill for the 2021-2022 winter wave of COVID-19 cases

Epidemiologists—like oncologists and climate scientists—hate to be proved right. A year ago this week, the communications rush began from epidemiologists in academia to the public and to local governments about the imminent dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the face of a weak federal response. St. Patrick’s Day parades were canceled with days to spare. […]

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India giving COVID-19 vaccines to more people as cases rise

India is expanding its coronavirus vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Among the first to receive a vaccine on Monday was Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Those now eligible include anyone older than 60, as well as those […]

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Coronavirus cases in South Carolina see record single-day high

FDA expected to grant Moderna coronavirus vaccine emergency use authorization Moderna vaccine goes under review for approval; reaction from Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marty Makary. South Carolina on Friday recorded more than 3,600 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to official estimates.  With an estimated 3,648 new cases, that state has officially set […]

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Live Updates: Texas surpasses 15,000 new daily coronavirus cases

Dr. Marc Siegel: Coronavirus vaccines look safe and ‘unbelievably effective’ Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel talks about the issues surrounding getting the coronavirus vaccine out to Americans and his confidence in their efficacy. Texas reported more than 15,000 new daily cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, according to reports.  At least 9,028 people were […]

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Los Angeles to discuss stay-home order as COVID cases rise

Officials in the nation’s largest county will discuss a possible stay-home order just days before Thanksgiving after a spike of coronavirus cases surpassed a threshold set by Los Angeles public health officials to trigger one. An “impressive and alarming surge” of more than 6,000 new cases put Los Angeles County over a five-day average of […]