• 80 Million Children at Risk of Measles, Polio as Vaccines Disrupted: WHO, UNICEF

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic, UN agencies and the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Friday.
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  • Few new reported state coronavirus deaths, but Central Florida toll tops 200

    1 month ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    The state saw seven new reported coronavirus deaths from the Tuesday report from the Florida Department of Health, including the 50th fatality in Polk County that pushes the eight-county region's death toll to 200.
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  • Sweden steadfast in strategy as virus toll continues rising

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Sweden has defended its response to the COVID-19 global pandemic despite the country now reporting one of the highest mortality rates in the world with 4,125 fatalities, about 40 deaths per 100,000 people
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  • Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine on Humans may Start in Six Months

    Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine on Humans may Start in Six Months

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    As India ranked 10th in the global infection list, overtaking Iran, which was an early hotspot of coronavirus, India's top medical body has said the human trials of COVID-19 vaccine may begin at least in six months.
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  • COVID-19 In India: Mumbai's Death Toll Crosses 1,000

    COVID-19 In India: Mumbai's Death Toll Crosses 1,000

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Exactly 65 days after recording the first COVID-19 death, Mumbai on Monday crossed 1,000-mark with 38 deaths, taking the death toll to 1,026.
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  • COVID-19 Deaths, Positive Cases Continue to Raise in Telangana

    COVID-19 Deaths, Positive Cases Continue to Raise in Telangana

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    The surge in coronavirus deaths continued in Telangana with three more fatalities on Monday while the spike in infections among foreign evacuees is posing a new challenge to the state.
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  • As it happened: Novavax vaccine human trials begin in Melbourne; COVID-19 cases top 5.4 million worldwide; Australia death toll at 102

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
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