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US has world’s most COVID-19 deaths and cases — but is not worst per capita

The United States still has the world’s highest COVID-19 death toll — with more than 222,000 succumbing to the virus — but we...

FDA approves antiviral drug remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19. The approval was announced Thursday...

Pfizer begins testing COVID-19 vaccine on adolescents

Pfizer has begun testing its COVID-19 vaccine on teens and preteens — amid concerns among some US pediatricians that they might not know...

Boston schools shift to all remote learning amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Public schools in Boston are switching to remote-only learning beginning Thursday amid a surging COVID-19 infection rate, city officials said. Mayor Martin Walsh and...

CDC redefines ‘close contact’ guideline with COVID-positive people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its coronavirus guidance on what it means to be a “close contact” of someone...

Coronavirus spreads as fighting rages in Nagorno-Karabakh

STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh — People who are sick with the coronavirus pack into chilly basements alongside the healthy to hide from artillery fire. The...

EU to link national COVID-19 tracing apps together

BRUSSELS — The European Commission on Monday launched an EU-wide system devised to link national COVID-19 tracing apps together in its latest effort...

‘Everybody dies!’: Maskless woman booted from plane coughs on passengers

Wild video shows a plane passenger going berserk after being booted off her Scotland-bound flight for refusing to wear a face mask —...

Twitter blocks post from White House science adviser Scott Atlas

Twitter blocked a post from top White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas on Sunday that questioned the use of masks as a means...

Infectious disease expert: Coming weeks will be ‘darkest’ of COVID-19

A leading infectious disease expert in the US has warned that the coming weeks “are going to be the darkest” of the entire...

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