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'Difficult winter' ahead as levels of coronavirus transmission remain high
Levels of Covid-19 transmission in Ireland remain "uncomfortably high", a senior HSE official has warned.
A herd of 'cocaine hippos' from Pablo Escobar's private zoo are being sterilized
A group of rampant hippopotamuses, introduced by the late Colombia drug lord Pablo Escobar to his private zoo, are being sterilized by the country's wildlife services, after mounting concern that the 80-strong herd presented a potential environmental disaster as an invasive species.
70,000 Californians have died from COVID-19
COVID-19 has now killed 70,000 Californians, illustrating the pandemic's still-deadly consequences even as its latest wave recedes.
Six out of seven coronavirus cases in Africa are going undetected, the W.H.O. says.
Official statistics on coronavirus cases in Africa give the impression that the continent has avoided the worst of the pandemic.
Covid hit poor people hardest, and the UK government turned a blind eye | Owen Jones
hat the lives of the poor are deemed to have less worth is so widely understood it feels almost trite to say it.
Opinion | Would You Let a Scientist Infect You With Covid?
Ms. Murphy is the author of "You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters."
Covid infections 'rose exponentially among five to 17-year-olds in September'
Covid infections rose exponentially for five-17-year-olds in September, coinciding with the start of the autumn school term in England, new research has revealed.
Health Department Reports An Increase In Sexually Transmitted Infections In New York City From 2019 to 2020
The Health Department on Wednesday released preliminary data on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in 2019 and 2020 in New York City.
COVID: Contra Costa supervisors catch flak for declaring misinformation about virus, vaccines a 'public health crisis'
Misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccines developed to protect against it constitutes a "public health crisis," the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors declared Tuesday, drawing a backlash from numerous residents.
Prince William shuts down elementary school over virus outbreak
Officials have closed a Prince William County elementary school after it became the site of a coronavirus outbreak, forcing more than 700 students to learn online for at least a week.