Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil COVID cases still soaring among unprotected majority

Brazil's slowly unfolding vaccination program appears to have slowed the pace of deaths among the nation's elderly, according to death certificate data, but COVID-19 is still taking a rising toll as unprotected younger people ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

U.S. overdose deaths have soared during COVID-19 pandemic

There were more than 87,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States from October 2019 to September 2020, the highest of any one-year period since the nation's opioid crisis began in the 1990s, preliminary government data ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France's COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000

The number of people killed by COVID-19 in France climbed past 100,000 on Thursday, with the virus claiming a further 300 lives in the past 24 hours, the country's health authority said.

Health

Epidemic of firearm injury spurs new wave of research

Fifty-five years ago, America's death toll from automobile crashes was sky-high. Nearly 50,000 people died every year from motor vehicle crashes, at a time when the nation's population was much smaller than today.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic hits 'critical point' as Europe deaths top one million

Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread efforts aimed at stopping them.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More than one million coronavirus deaths in Europe

Health authorities across Europe have recorded more than a million coronavirus deaths as of 1830 GMT on Monday, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Qatar reimposes lockdown after coronavirus surge

Qatar announced the reimposition of strict lockdown measures on Wednesday, banning most indoor activities except retail and work in an effort to contain surging coronavirus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Latin America passes 25 million coronavirus infections

Latin America and the Caribbean passed the 25 million mark Friday for recorded coronavirus cases as a surge in infections saw countries place restrictions on travel and movement while vaccine campaigns catch up.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Qatar races mounting virus toll with vaccine drive

Qatar is stepping up its coronavirus vaccination drive, officials said Wednesday, with new daily cases almost quadrupling since January and prompting calls for a renewed lockdown.

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List of wars and disasters by death toll

This is a list of wars and human-made disasters by death toll. It covers the Lowest Estimate of death as well as the Highest Estimate, the name of the event, the location, and the start and end of each war. Some events overlap categories.

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