Global Statistics

All countries
64,905,071
Confirmed
Updated on December 3, 2020 9:14 am
All countries
44,509,162
Recovered
Updated on December 3, 2020 9:14 am
All countries
1,500,454
Deaths
Updated on December 3, 2020 9:14 am

Global Statistics

All countries
64,905,071
Confirmed
Updated on December 3, 2020 9:14 am
All countries
44,509,162
Recovered
Updated on December 3, 2020 9:14 am
All countries
1,500,454
Deaths
Updated on December 3, 2020 9:14 am
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Coronavirus updates: Global death toll nears 1M; New York sees rise in cases; 1 in 3 parents won’t vaccinate kids against flu

The global death toll from COVID-19 was on the brink of 1 million Monday, less than a year since the new disease was first reported in central China before spreading to Europe, then rocking the U.S.In what was once the epicenter of the virus, New York reported an uptick in cases over the weekend, seeing its first day…

Covid-19 herd immunity, explained

Once the herd immunity threshold is reached, the virus just doesn’t go away. Arthobbit via Getty Images There are two ways to reach herd immunity for Covid-19: the slow way, and the catastrophic way. How will the Covid-19 pandemic end? And when? These have been the biggest questions since the pandemic began earlier this year. The…

Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak

This page is updated regularly. Since the new coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December, the infectious respiratory disease COVID-19 has spread rapidly within China and to neighboring countries and beyond. The first confirmed coronavirus cases outside China occurred on Jan. 20, in Japan, Thailand and South Korea. On Jan. 21, the first…

‘Trojan horse’ treatment makes cancer self-destruct without use of drugs

A new experimental treatment reportedly tricks cancer cells into self-destructing, without the use of any drugs, providing new hope for winning the war on many different types of the disease. The treatment involves a nanoparticle coated in an amino acid called L-phenylalanine. The chemical is not naturally produced in the body but is instead absorbed…

Hawaii health officials report 1 new COVID-19 death on Oahu and 98 new cases statewide -Advertiser

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported one new coronavirus-related death on Oahu and 98 new infections statewide, bringing the totals since the start of the pandemic to 132 fatalities and 12,116 cases. No further details were immediately available about the latest death. The Hawaii Department of Health has yet to officially count about a…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…