India marks record rise in COVID cases for a day for any nation, more than 314,000

New Delhi — India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen. The 314,835 infections added in the past 24 hours raise India’s More...

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By admin On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Grim milestone: India marks record rise in COVID cases for a day for any nation, more than 314,000

New Delhi — India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a More...

By admin On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Pfizer says phony COVID-19 vaccines are turning up outside the U.S.

Pfizer says it is aware of counterfeit versions of its COVID-19 vaccine, which the drugmaker developed with BioNTech, as criminals seek to cash in on global demand for the shots that continues to outpace supply. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
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22 COVID patients die in Indian hospital as oxygen leak cuts off supply to ventilators

New Delhi — At least 22 coronavirus patients who were in critical condition died at an Indian hospital on Wednesday when the oxygen supply to their ventilators was cut off for about half an hour due to a More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
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CBS News poll: Eye on Earth — climate change and a pandemic year

Americans almost uniformly say climate change is happening, though some differences — often political — remain over the extent to which humans affect it. A year of lockdowns and millions working from home More...

By admin On Monday, April 19th, 2021
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Can COVID vaccine hesitancy be reduced by a president’s encouragement?

Many Americans still express reluctance about getting vaccinated for COVID-19, which could leave many unnecessarily vulnerable to the disease and hinder the country’s return to normalcy. Many wonder whether More...

By admin On Monday, April 19th, 2021
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Vaccines drive optimism about containing COVID-19 pandemic — CBS News poll

A majority of Americans say they’ll get a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them or already have had at least one shot, as vaccination efforts are driving national optimism about containing More...

By admin On Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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COVID-19 death toll tops 3 million worldwide

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 has topped 3 million worldwide, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University. More than 566,000 of those deaths have been in the United States, which is now seeing More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Experts call for travel restrictions as COVID-19 cases surge in India

New Delhi — The coronavirus is spreading much faster in India than in any other country in the world, worrying experts about the threat posed to the rest of the world.  India has been reporting an average More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Cruise lines ready to sail again — a mourning family says not so fast

As cruise operators push for government clearance to set sail from U.S. ports after more than a year of being docked by COVID-19, a California family is among those demanding the industry be held accountable More...