Tag Archives: Pandemics

New COVID-19 cases plummet to lowest levels since last June

[ad_1] New coronavirus cases across the United States have tumbled to rates not seen in more than 11 months, sparking optimism that vaccination campaigns are stemming both severe COVID-19 cases and the spread of the virus. As cases, hospitalizations and deaths steadily dropped this week, pre-pandemic life in America has …

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The Latest: Climbing guide says 100 virus cases on Everest

[ad_1] KATHMANDU, Nepal — An expert climbing guide says a coronavirus outbreak on Mount Everest has infected at least 100 climbers and support staff. That’s the first comprehensive estimate amid official Nepalese denials of a COVID-19 cluster on the world’s highest peak. Lukas Furtenbach of Austria says his estimate is …

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Argentina locks back down as coronavirus infections soar

[ad_1] Argentina is imposing its first strict coronavirus lockdown of the year starting Saturday due to surging levels of coronavirus infections and a soaring death toll ByThe Associated Press May 21, 2021, 1:12 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina …

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COVID-19 and excess mortality in the United States: A county-level analysis

[ad_1] Abstract Background Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) excess deaths refer to increases in mortality over what would normally have been expected in the absence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several prior studies have calculated excess deaths in the United States but were limited to the national or state level, precluding an …

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