Global Statistics

All countries
245,602,702
Confirmed
Updated on October 27, 2021 6:05 pm
All countries
220,885,090
Recovered
Updated on October 27, 2021 6:05 pm
All countries
4,984,270
Deaths
Updated on October 27, 2021 6:05 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
245,602,702
Confirmed
Updated on October 27, 2021 6:05 pm
All countries
220,885,090
Recovered
Updated on October 27, 2021 6:05 pm
All countries
4,984,270
Deaths
Updated on October 27, 2021 6:05 pm
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We might require 300,000 contact tracers to defeat COVID-19. We have 2,200

Enlarge/ Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. 39 with 26 posters participating As Americ…

Charlotte Convention Center would be site of field health center

Charlotte Convention Center would be site of field hospital - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Convention Center would be site of field healthcare facility

Charlotte Convention Center would be site of field hospital - Charlotte Observer

Why Did The World Shut Down For COVID-19 But Not Ebola, SARS Or Swine Flu?

When reports of a new virus circulating in Chinas Hubei province first began to emerge, I was cautious about overreacting. Ive reported on health long enough to know that just because a pathogen is new doesnt necessarily mean theres a crisis. Of course, I qu…

New study shows coronavirus travels on shoes

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.A new study out of Wuhan, China found that the coronavirus is widely distributed on the floors of hospitals treating COVID-19 patients. While concentrations of the virus were highest in ICU wards, general wards (even those not treating coron…

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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…