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Coronavirus Update: US death toll passes next grim milestone | DW News

The US death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has now surpassed 250,000 people – by far the highest national toll worldwide. Infections are soaring to new highs across the country. New York City was the epicentre of the US outbreak earlier this year – now it’s decided to close all public schools again as it […]

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World Health Organization holds a news conference on the coronavirus pandemic – 5/1/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a press conference Thursday to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 3.2 million and killed at least 233,704 so far. The World Health Organization is investigating whether the coronavirus causes some children to develop a rare inflammatory disease, WHO officials said Wednesday. » Subscribe […]

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France, Germany announce national lockdowns as second COVID-19 wave sweeps Europe in record numbe…

Two major European countries have announced they will be going into some kind of national lockdown in the coming days. This comes as Europe claims nearly half of all global coronavirus infections in the last week. Elizabeth Palmer looks at the drastic measures taken for desperate times.

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World Health Organization holds a news conference on the coronavirus pandemic – 5/6/2020

The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Wednesday on the coronavirus, which has infected more than 3.6 million people worldwide and killed at least 257,818, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. On Monday, the World Health Organization said it will speak with the U.S. government and Gilead Sciences on how antiviral drug […]

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Covid-19 and Public Health: A Message from Crash Course

We’ve heard from so many teachers and students who are using Crash Course videos to help with learning amid all this uncertainty, and we are very grateful. Here is some widely applicable, evidence-based public health advice that we put together with the help of our friends at Operation Outbreak and the Sabeti Lab at Harvard. […]

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#LIVE: Top Victorian Govt. Secretary resigns over COVID-19 hotel quarantine inquiry | ABC News

The Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Chris Eccles has stood down after handing his phone records to the hotel quarantine inquiry. He says he wants to avoid any distraction from the ongoing work of the Victorian public sector during the coronavirus pandemic. Victoria has recorded 15 new cases of coronavirus and no […]

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US cases top 7 million +++ Germany’s super spreader wedding | Coronavirus update

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has hit a new milestone, surpassing seven million. The US remains the world’s worst-hit nation with the most cases and deaths. Italy was one of the first countries to go into coronavirus lockdown back in March. The international community watched on as their hospitals overflowed […]

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#LIVE: Victoria records 21 new infections and 7 further COVID-19 deaths | ABC News

Victoria has recorded 21 new cases of COVID-19 and a further seven deaths overnight. Metropolitan Melbourne’s 14 day case average is now 39.3. It comes after the state recorded 45 cases yesterday. It’s the ninth consecutive day the state has recorded below 50 new cases. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ For more from ABC News, click […]

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Covid-19: ‘We can’t let down our guard,’ says head of EU disease control agency

As Europe and other parts of the world start to emerge from their Covid-19 restrictions, we’re asking whether the coronavirus is really behind us – and whether Europeans are prepared in case it comes back. Our guest is the director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Dr. Andrea Ammon is the German doctor […]

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How Many Waves of COVID-19 There Are For Each Country (1 Jan – 16 Aug 2020)

This video shows the number of COVID-19 waves for each country until mid-August 2020 based on the number of daily new confirmed cases. We identify each wave by finding the local maximum and local minimum in the daily new cases smoothed by a 7-day moving average. Note: Some countries are not available due to data […]

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