How does the COVID-19 pandemic compare to the last pandemic?

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A nurse walking by a triage tent set up outside of the emergency room at Sutter Delta Medical Center in Antioch, California on April 30, 2009. The hospital was preparing for a potential flood of patients worried they might have … Read More

Why are so few Germans dying from the coronavirus? Experts wonder

“I would be happy if we can come back in two months’ time and still be able to talk about what Germany did right,” one expert said. A medical worker administers a coronavirus test on a patient at a mobile … Read More

Chaos and hunger amid India coronavirus lockdown

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India’s strict lockdown of 1.3 billion people disrupts lives with migrant workers facing hunger and forced to walk home. A migrant worker carries his son as they walk along a road with others to return to their village, during a … Read More

Italy coronavirus death toll passes China’s for first time

The number of people to have died from coronavirus in Italy has now surpassed that of China, where the disease originated, according to figures released Thursday. The death toll in Italy over the past 24 hours rose by 427 to 3,405, officials said. Some … Read More

Coronavirus latest: EU agrees to close external borders for 30 days

EU leaders have agreed to prevent foreigners from entering the European bloc for 30 days as they fight to contain the deadly coronavirus. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the proposal “got a lot of support by the … Read More

Coronavirus Shocker: Patients Die In Hours Without Showing Symptoms

The United States has started to feel the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on residents, businesses, and education. These effects are expected to continue to expand while scientists have yet to fully understand how the virus affects people. To help stop … Read More

The flu has already killed 10,000 across US as world frets over coronavirus

KEY POINTS The flu remains a higher threat to U.S. public health than the new coronavirus. This flu season alone has sickened at least 19 million across the U.S. and led to 10,000 deaths and 180,000 hospitalizations. Roughly a dozen … Read More

WHO raises coronavirus threat assessment to its highest level

KEY POINTS WHO officials said they are increasing the risk assessment of the coronavirus to “very high” across the world. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said  health officials are seeing “linked epidemics of COVID-19 in several countries, but most cases can … Read More

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