Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paris makes masks mandatory as virus toll crosses 722,000

Paris on Saturday made face masks compulsory outdoors in crowded areas and tourist hotspots, as infections in and around the French capital rose and the global death toll crept past 722,000.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil near 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

Brazil was leaping toward a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case the country has not shown signs of crushing the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus deaths in Latin America hit global high

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region hardest-hit with coronavirus deaths, as India passed the milestone of two million infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, citing success in battling the coronavirus in the state that once was the U.S. heart of the pandemic.

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