A new report shows 15,000 nursing home residents in New York state died as a result of COVID-19, a drastic increase over a January report of 8,700. Critics say the way the deaths were counted was an attempt to protect Gov. Andrew Cuomo from political rivals.
The nonprofit said roads became “emptier, but far more deadly.”
Deaths and confirmed coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in US nursing homes ― a category of all long-term care facilities ― since the vaccination program began. WebMD Health News
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The reported locations of two fatal shootings that police in a southeastern Virginia city investigated this weekend were within a block of each other.
The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.
Deaths of health workers in Africa highlight vaccine inequity
The new “first family” of the United States pose in front of a statue of Abraham Lincoln while wearing face masks following Joe Biden’s inauguration New US President Joe Biden warned the worst of the pandemic is still to come, as the number of American coronavirus deaths surpassed the country’s troop fatalities in World War…
Even as the government proceeds with its vaccination program, the US has reported five of its deadliest days in the last 2 weeks. WebMD Health News
CLOSEThe claim: COVID-19 hasn’t increased annual U.S. death ratesThe first known case of the coronavirus was documented in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Over the past year, the virus has infected more than 88 million people while killing almost 2 million globally, with more than 360,000 of those deaths in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University data as…
Austin Mullen2h ago / 2:10 AM UTCFor the first time, more than 3,000 Covid-related deaths were recorded across the country Wednesday, according to an NBC News tally. The previous single-day record was set April 22, when 2,861 deaths were reported.More than 290,000 people have died from the coronavirus across the United States since the beginning of the…