Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US registering highest deaths yet from the coronavirus

The U.S. registered more COVID-19 deaths in a single day than ever before—nearly 3,900—on the very day the mob attack on the Capitol laid bare some of the same, deep political divisions that have hampered the battle against ...

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Britain says new virus strain 'out of control'

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Sunday that the government has imposed a strict Christmas lockdown in London and southeast England because a new strain of the coronavirus was "out of control".

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Winter travel raises more fears of viral spread

Tens of millions of people are expected to travel to family gatherings or winter vacations over Christmas, despite pleas by public health experts who fear the result could be another surge in COVID-19 cases.

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Curtailed Christmas could be 'safest bet': WHO

The WHO said Monday that avoiding family gatherings would be "the safest bet" over Christmas, insisting there is no zero-risk option for traditional holiday merry-making during the coronavirus pandemic.

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