No region in the world spared as virus cases, deaths surge

Average new U.S. virus cases below 100K for 1st time in months

Hospitals in Turkey and Poland are filling up fast. Pakistan is restricting domestic travel to contain a surge in coronavirus infections. Even Thailand, which has weathered the pandemic far better than many nations, is now struggling to contain a new

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Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at risk” during the pandemic, even as he acknowledged that PPE shortages had contributed to the deaths of more than 3,600 of them. “We rightfully refer

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Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Ed Pilkington, The Guardian Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 deaths among front-line health care workers to honor the thousands of nurses, doctors and support staffers who have died and

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12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pandemic, according to “Lost on the Frontline,” a 12-month investigation by The Guardian and KHN to track such deaths. Lost on the Frontline is the most

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Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

International students are being pushed to the brink during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mounting pressures have led to a rise in death by suicide cases across Canada, according to a report by the nonprofit One Voice Canada.“It’s a

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Brazil detects 1st case of South Africa COVID-19 variant as deaths skyrocket – National

Brazil detects 1st case of South Africa COVID-19 variant as deaths skyrocket - National

Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world’s worst daily death toll and scrambling to make space for

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Ontario reports more than 3,200 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Ontario reports more than 3,200 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,215 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 370,817.Wednesday’s case count is higher than Tuesday’s which saw 3,065 new infections. On Monday, 2,938 new cases were recorded and 3,041 on Sunday. It is

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Ontario reports more than 3,000 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

Ontario reports more than 3,000 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,065 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 367,602.Tuesday’s case count is higher than Monday’s which saw 2,938 new infections. On Sunday, 3,041 new cases were recorded and 3,009 on Saturday.According to Tuesday’s

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FDA warns of patient deaths tied to reusable urological endoscopes

FDA appoints first medical device cybersecurity chief

Dive Brief: FDA said Thursday it is investigating more than 450 reports of contamination and patient infection linked to reprocessed urological endoscopes over the past four years, including three deaths that occurred outside the United States. Devices from Olympus and

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Mexico’s COVID-19 deaths surpass 200,000 – National

Mexico’s COVID-19 deaths surpass 200,000 - National

Mexico on Sunday reported 1,263 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 136 more fatalities, bringing the country’s total to 2,250,458 infections and 204,147 deaths, according to data from the health ministry. 1:25 Biden administration won’t turn away unaccompanied minors

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