Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World coronavirus death toll tops 350,000

More than 350,000 deaths from the new coronavirus have been recorded worldwide since it first appeared in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources as of 0600 GMT.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World coronavirus cases top 5.5 million

More than 5.5 million cases of the new coronavirus have been officially declared in the world, more than two-thirds of them in Europe and the United States, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources as of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe's coronavirus cases top two million

More than two million cases of the new coronavirus have been officially declared in Europe, nearly two-thirds of which were reported in Russia, the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and France, according to an AFP tally at 1600 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus cases pass 5.25 million worldwide

The number of cases of coronavirus recorded worldwide has passed 5.25 million, more than two thirds of them in Europe and the United States, according to an AFP tally at 1650 GMT Saturday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Africa virus cases surpass 100,000; lockdowns slowed growth

Africa's coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, as the youthful continent with many fragile health systems has not seen the high numbers devastating other ...

Neuroscience

Now closer to reality: Prosthetics that can feel

Humans do a lot of things with their hands: We squeeze avocados at the grocery story, scratch our dogs behind the ears and hold our significant others' hands. They are things that many people who have lost limbs can't do.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus cases top five million worldwide

The number of novel coronavirus cases declared worldwide broke through five million on Thursday in an AFP tally of officially recorded infections at 0730 GMT.

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