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Coronavirus cases worldwide jump another million in 4 days, surpass 18M in total.

The death toll attributed to COVID-19 globally has surpassed 688,300 people, according to public health data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

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Debate begins on who gets the coronavirus vaccine first.

Traditionally, first in line for a scarce vaccine are health workers and the people most vulnerable to the targeted infection.

U.S. drops another $2.1B for doses of experimental coronavirus vaccine candidate

Pharma giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur announced Friday they will supply 100 million doses of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine to the United States.

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Mexico’s coronavirus chief ducks calls to resign as country’s death count overtakes U.

Assistant Health Secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell said Friday that "I express my respect" to the nine of Mexico's 32 state governors who called for his resignation.

4 Norwegian cruise ship crew members hospitalized with COVID-19.

Four crew members on a Norwegian cruise vessel were diagnosed with COVID-19 after it arrived at the Arctic port of Tromsoe early on Friday, said the University Hospital of North Norway where they are being treated.

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Mexico now has 3rd most coronavirus deaths, as Vietnam struggles with new outbreak.

Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind the United States and Brazil, while former success story Vietnam is struggling to control an outbreak spreading in its most famous beach resort.

Coronavirus: UN food agency, Air Force to tackle hunger in Latin America.

The head of the UN World Food Program says the COVID-19 crisis has dramatically increased the number of starving people in Latin America, which could trigger a refugee exodus to North America if not addressed.

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Eid al-Adha celebrations around the world impacted by coronavirus pandemic.

Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday Friday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year's pilgrimage and celebrations.

Eid al-Adha celebrations around the world impacted by coronavirus pandemic.

Muslims worldwide marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday Friday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year's pilgrimage and celebrations.

California, Texas, Florida set new daily records for COVID-19 deaths.

The United States has registered 10,000 deaths over the last 11 days, the fastest surge since early June, prompting heated debates between the American public and its leaders over the best course forward.

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Trump backs doctor who believes in COVID-19 cure and ‘demon sperm’.

Dr. Stella Immanuel falsely claimed in a viral video that hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has often touted, is a coronavirus 'cure.'

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Coronavirus: Air travel not expected to recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024.

The International Air Transport Association pushed back its prediction by one year due to the slow containment of the outbreak in the U.S. and in developing countries.

Trump renews claims unproven anti-malaria drug treats COVID-19, challenges Fauci.

Numerous studies have shown that the drug, hydroxychloroquine, is not an effective treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.


North Korea declares emergency in border town over suspected coronavirus case.

If confirmed, it would be the first case officially acknowledged by North Korean authorities.

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Spain imposes new restrictions at nightclubs, beaches as coronavirus rebounds.

Nightclubs, bars and beaches -- some of Spain's most beloved summer venues -- are facing new lockdown restrictions after turning into coronavirus hot spots.

Iran’s President Rouhani urges caution during religious festivities amid coronavirus.

Most Iranians are Shi’ite Muslims, who also mark their most significant mourning ceremonies of Ashura in September.

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he tested negative for coronavirus.

 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that he has tested negative for the new coronavirus, based on a fourth test since he said July 7 that he had the virus.

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Coronavirus: South Korea sees spike in new cases as U.

South Korea on Saturday reported more than 100 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four months while South Africa announced a surge in infections and some U.S. states tightened anti-disease controls.

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Coronavirus cases are rising by record numbers in every region of the world.

Many countries, especially those where officials eased earlier social distancing lockdowns, are experiencing a second peak more than a month after recording their first.

Vietnam, once free of coronavirus, reports first case in 3 months.

Vietnam has kept its virus total to an impressively low 415 cases, and had reported no locally transmitted infections for 100 days.

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U.S. sees over 1,000 coronavirus deaths for 4th straight day, but officials optimistic

The numbers have been driven in large part by a surge in infections in Arizona, California, Florida, Texas and California.

McDonald’s announces masks are mandatory for customers in the U.

McDonald's Canada said patrons are being encouraged to don a face mask at its locations.

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As U.S. hits 4 million coronavirus cases in record time, deaths are also surging

Thursday also saw more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours for the third day in a row.

WHO head rejects U.S. criticism questioning his independence

Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has come under criticism, especially from U.S. President Donald Trump and Pompeo, who have accused him of being pro-China.

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Face masks, empty parks: MLB season opens with coronavirus front of mind.

A 60-game season, stars opting out. Ballparks without fans, players wearing masks. Piped-in sound effects, cardboard cutouts for spectators. Spray-painted ads on the mound, pitchers with personal rosin bags.

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