Tag Archives: Infectious diseases

Brazil registers 63,430 new cases of coronavirus, 2,202 COVID-19 deaths

[ad_1] SAO PAULO, May 8 (Reuters) – Brazil recorded 63,430 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 2,202 fatalities from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. That raised the total number of confirmed cases in Latin America’s largest country to 15,145,879, and the official death …

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Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all

[ad_1] N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad’s capital, there are no debates over which coronavirus vaccine is the best. There are simply no vaccines at all. Not even for the doctors and nurses like her, who care for COVID-19 patients in …

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COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen, as leaders work to reach vaccine holdouts

[ad_1] Larger groups of New Yorkers can gather outside starting Monday as pandemic restrictions continue to loosen and elected officials search for new ways to reach people who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, the number of new COVID-19 infections across Long Island and the state remains low, according …

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Street parties celebrate end of Spain’s coronavirus state of emergency

[ad_1] BARCELONA, Spain — Impromptu street celebrations erupted across Spain as the clock struck midnight on Saturday, when a six-month-long national state of emergency to contain the spread of coronavirus ended and many nighttime curfews were lifted. In Madrid, police had to usher revelers out of the central Puerta del …

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Brazil registers 38,911 new cases of coronavirus, 1,024 COVID-19 deaths

[ad_1] SAO PAULO, May 9 (Reuters) – Brazil recorded 38,911 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 1,024 fatalities from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Sunday. That raised the total number of confirmed cases in Latin America’s largest country to 15,184,790, and the official death …

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U.S. Congress wrangles over details of coronavirus economic aid as deadline approaches

[ad_1] WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – After months of feuding and with a weekend deadline fast approaching, U.S. congressional negotiators were wrangling over details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill that leaders have vowed to pass before going home this year. The legislation is expected to include $600 to …

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Coronavirus stimulus talks set to slip into weekend in Washington as hurdles remain

[ad_1] With agreement elusive on another big coronavirus aid deal, Congress is ready to do what Congress often does – push its deadline back. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned on the Senate floor Thursday that it was “highly likely” lawmakers will need to stay beyond Friday and work into …

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