Tag Archives: Health

  • Global coronavirus deaths top half a million

    The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, Reuters tally shows, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave ...

  • Global coronavirus cases exceed 10 million

    Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far killed almost half a million people in seven months. ...

  • As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

    Doctors say they’ve learned enough about the highly contagious Coronavirus to solve some key problems for many patients. The changes could be translating into more saved lives, although there is little conclusive data. ...

  • COVID-19 more dangerous for patients with heart disease or diabetes: US study

    People with underlying health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes are six times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 and have a risk of coronavirus-related death 12 times higher than otherwise healthy individuals. ...

  • Global coronavirus cases reach over 8 million as outbreak expands in Latin America

    Global cases of the novel coronavirus reached over 8 million on Monday, as infections surge in Latin America and the United States and China grapple with fresh outbreaks. The US still leads the world with the highest number of infections. ...

  • Beijing steps up coronavirus measures as dozens of cases emerge from a food market

    After weeks with almost no new coronavirus infections, Beijing has recorded dozens of new cases in recent days, all linked to a major wholesale food market, raising concerns about a resurgence of the disease. ...

  • Record rise in India virus cases raises fear of return of curbs

    India reported a record daily increase of novel coronavirus cases on Friday and became the world’s fourth worst-hit country, raising the prospect of the return of a lockdown just days after it was lifted. ...

  • India’s coronavirus cases cross 200,000, peak still weeks away

    India’s coronavirus infections crossed 200,000, official figures showed on Wednesday, and a peak could still be weeks away in the world’s second-most populous country, where the economy has begun re-opening after a lockdown imposed in March ...

  • India extends lockdown in high-risk zones, to allow partial reopening elsewhere

    India extended its coronavirus lockdown until 30 June in high-risk zones but permitted restaurants, malls and religious buildings to reopen elsewhere from June 8 despite a record high number of cases detected nationwide on Saturday. ...

  • India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

    India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart. ...