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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 68.9 million as U.S. sets records for one-day deaths, hospitalizations

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 68.9 million on Thursday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.57 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 15.4 million and the highest …

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More Americans died from coronavirus Wednesday than died on 9/11

The U.S. set another grim record Wednesday, as the coronavirus death toll surpassed 3,000 in a single day for the first time. At least 3,011 Americans died Wednesday, according to the New York Times, the most yet in any single day of the pandemic. Over the past seven days, an …

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U.S. coronavirus case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in just five days

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The global case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 68 million on Wednesday and the U.S. tally rose above 15 million as the virus continued to race across the nation, filling hospitals with record numbers of patients See full story. DoorDash prices IPO at more …

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Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 68 million and U.S. has more than 15 million cases

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 68 million on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.55 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 15.2 million and the highest …

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U.S. coronavirus case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in just five days

• U.S. case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in five days • President-elect Joe Biden pledges to deliver 100 million vaccine shots in first 100 days in office • German Chancellor Angela Merkel pleads with Germans to limit gatherings in emotional speech The global case tally for …

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United Arab Emirates says a Chinese coronavirus vaccine appears 86% effective

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday a Chinese coronavirus vaccine tested in the federation of sheikhdoms is 86% effective, in a statement that provided few details but marked the first public release of information on the efficacy of the shot. The UAE, home to …

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U.S. suffers deadliest week from coronavirus since pandemic broke out

• U.S. averages most deaths in a week since start of crisis • Fauci warns January could be worse if Americans travel for Christmas, Hanukkah • FDA says Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine seems safe and effective The U.S. has set another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, averaging the most deaths from …

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Coronavirus tally: Global cases top 67.6 million and U.S. records most deaths in a week since start of the outbreak

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 67.6 million on Tuesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.5 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 14.9 million and the highest …

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The challenges and perils of transporting millions of COVID-19 vaccines with dry ice across the U.S.

When you order a gift from Amazon AMZN the process of getting the item you purchased to your doorstep is fairly straightforward. But transporting a coronavirus vaccine, if and/or when emergency-use authorization is granted in the U.S., requires arctic temperatures. The government, through Operation Warp Speed, has begun the laborious …

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More than 101,000 COVID-19 patients are now in U.S. hospitals, and Dakotas lead nation in cases per capita

• U.S. sets yet another record for COVID-19 hospitalizations • Dr. Deborah Birx says vaccine won’t save us from current surge • Rudolph Giuliani, former New York City mayor and personal lawyer to President Trump, tests positive The U.S. set another record for hospitalizations with the coronavirus illness COVID-19 on …

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