Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus and other deadly epidemics

The novel coronavirus pandemic, soon to pass the milestone of one million deaths, has a higher toll compared with other modern viruses although its ravages to date are far less than the Spanish flu a century ago.

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WHO hopes end to pandemic in 'less than two years'

The World Health Organization said Friday it hopes the planet will be rid of the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years—faster than it took for the Spanish flu.

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Study finds signs of altruism in people's COVID-19 worries

When it comes to worrying about the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study demonstrates that people are more concerned about whether their family members could contract the virus or if they are unknowingly spreading the virus themselves ...

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WHO says no return to normality for 'foreseeable future'

The World Health Organization warned Monday that there could be no return to normality any time soon as too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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After six months, worst of pandemic 'yet to come': WHO

Six months since the new coronavirus outbreak, the pandemic is still far from over, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that "the worst is yet to come".

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