Topline While not yet widespread, a Covid-19 variant that’s shown some resistance to antibody treatments and vaccines appears to be spreading “pretty efficiently” through New York, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Key Facts Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases official and a member of President Biden’s coronavirus task force, told CBS’s “Face the Nation” that…
The remote Pacific territory of New Caledonia, one of the few places on the planet to have avoided COVID-19, is to go into strict lockdown after detecting nine cases, local officials said Sunday.
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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.
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Britain’s coronavirus vaccination programme passed the 15 million mark on Sunday, hours after New Zealand, so far largely spared by the pandemic, ordered its largest city into lockdown.
Average daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but experts cautioned Sunday that infections remain high and precautions to slow the pandemic must remain in place.
More than 800,00 people have died from the coronavirus across Europe since the pandemic began in December 2019, according to an AFP tally Saturday based on official sources.