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The COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil has overwhelmed its health systems

The spread of COVID-19 in Brazil overwhelmed the health systems in all the country's regions, particularly in areas where they were already fragile, according to a collaborative effort involving the Barcelona Institute for ...

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California turns stadiums into COVID-19 vaccination centers

California is transforming baseball stadiums, fairgrounds and even a Disneyland Resort parking lot into mass vaccination sites as the coronavirus surge overwhelms hospitals and sets a deadly new record in the state.

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Dutch see new coronavirus infections fall, credit lockdown

The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has fallen for the second week in a row, its public health institute said Tuesday, calling the decrease "the first effect" of a nationwide lockdown that began in ...

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Pediatric hospitalization for COVID-19 increasing across states

There is significant variation across states in the rates of pediatric hospitalization for COVID-19, but the average cumulative hospitalization rate is increasing, according to a research letter published online Jan. 11 in ...

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Baby leaves Spain hospital after 70 days fighting COVID

A barely three-month-old baby left a Spanish hospital this week after spending nearly all of his short life fighting COVID-19, including a stint in intensive care, the hospital said.

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How will vaccines affect the length of England's lockdown?

England has gone into a tough lockdown to halt spiraling COVID-19 hospitalisations and relieve pressure on its health system. The prime minister, Boris Johnson, has said the new lockdown will last at least seven weeks, but ...

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California virus deaths rocket higher as ICU space tightens

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration and the state's hospital association are at odds over how best to create space for critically ill coronavirus patients at already strained medical facilities that soon could be ...

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UK scrambles for hospital beds as virus surges

Medical chiefs in England raced to boost treatment capacity on Thursday as a surge in coronavirus cases risked overwhelming hospitals, even as the government stepped up its mass inoculation campaign.

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South Africa buys 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

South Africa says it will import 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to inoculate the country's health workers. This is South Africa's first announcement of the purchase of a COVID-19 vaccine as its cases soar.

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