Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO seeks next steps in Covid origins probe

After an international mission to China turned up more questions than answers about the pandemic origins, the WHO is evaluating how to move forward through a diplomatic quagmire to solve the mystery.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil posts record single-day toll of 3,251 virus deaths

Brazil reported more than 3,000 COVID-19 deaths in a single day for the first time Tuesday amid calls for the government and the new health minister to take action to stem the nation's resurgence of coronavirus infections.

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Brazil health secretaries call for lockdowns as virus soars

Brazil's state health secretaries on Monday called for lockdowns and curfews in many parts of the country because hospitals are running short of intensive care unit beds as COVID-19 daily kills more than 1,000 people nationwide.

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Pfizer: Mid-November earliest it can seek virus vaccine OK

Pfizer Inc. cannot request emergency authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine before the third week of November—and that's if everything goes well, the company's CEO announced Friday.

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