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Are we out of the pandemic phase of COVID-19?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert, said last week that the U.S. is transitioning "out of the pandemic phase" of the COVID-19 health crisis. His comments were followed by news that the European ...

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Fauci: US in 'a different moment' but pandemic not over

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday the coronavirus is under better control in the United States. but the pandemic isn't over—and the challenge is how to keep improving the situation.

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COVID far from becoming endemic: WHO

COVID-19 is far from becoming an endemic disease and could still trigger large epidemics around the globe, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

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Will we have another COVID-19 surge this spring?

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations remain low in Chicago and in other parts of the country, but cases are rising in parts of Europe and Asia, thanks to the omicron subvariant known as BA.2.

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Video: COVID-19: Hope for the future as world passes deadly milestone

A grim tally was revealed this week, as the global death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 6 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. And nearly 1 million of those deaths have occurred in the U.S., according to ...

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Spain leads calls for COVID-19 to be treated like flu

Spain is spearheading calls for governments to start tackling COVID-19 as any other endemic respiratory virus like seasonal flu, despite WHO opposition and warnings that the approach is premature.

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EXPLAINER: What does it mean for COVID-19 to be endemic?

Some European countries such as Spain are making tentative plans for when they might start treating COVID-19 as an "endemic" disease, but the World Health Organization and other officials have warned that the world is nowhere ...

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