• The CDC Director said the coronavirus variant first found in the UK is now the dominant strain in the US

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A UK variant of the COVID-19 virus is now the dominant strain of the virus in the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said at a press briefing on Wednesday.
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  • The Latest: Iran daily record hits 20,000 coronavirus cases

    The Latest: Iran daily record hits 20,000 coronavirus cases

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran shattered its daily record for new coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day, with 20,954 cases reported.
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  • Coronavirus variants are ripping through Canada and Minnesota, and they're infecting younger people most, officials warn

    Coronavirus variants are ripping through Canada and Minnesota, and they're infecting younger people most, officials warn

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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    On Tuesday, British Columbia, Canada, and Minnesota recorded their highest number of daily COVID-19 infections since January.
    Highly infectious coronavirus variants are partly to blame.
    Younger people are getting infected more than other age groups in both regions.
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    Officials in Canada and Minnesota have warned of surging COVID-19 cases fueled by highly infectious coronavirus variants , with mostly younger people infected. Minnesota recorded more than 2,600 new daily cases on Monday, according to...
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  • Brazil records 4,000 daily COVID-19 deaths for the first time

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Relatives of a deceased person mourn during a mass burial of coronavirus victims in Manaus, Brazil.
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    Brazil recorded more than 4,000 COVID-19 deaths within 24 hours for the first time in the pandemic.
    Brazil has one of the world's worst outbreaks and the second-highest death toll.
    The country has dug mass graves, and the health system is close to collapse in many areas.
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    Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 coronavirus deaths within a 24-hour period for the first time. Brazil has seen its cases and deaths soar, and it is...
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