Vaccination

Vaccine innovation sparks hope, questions

Reports that one of the vaccines for COVID-19 has shown highly promising results are a ray of hope for a world in the shadow of surging virus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Despite toll, never too late to fight pandemic: WHO chief

The grim milestone of one million COVID-19 deaths should spur the planet into fighting back against the disease, the WHO insisted Tuesday, saying it was "never too late to turn things around".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil virus death toll passes 130,000

Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 130,000 Friday, amid cautious optimism over signs the virus is finally slowing in the hard-hit South American country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil surpasses 120,000 COVID deaths

Just over six months after registering its first case of the new coronavirus, Brazil crossed the grim threshold of 120,000 people killed by COVID-19 Saturday, with no end in sight to the crisis.

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