Global Statistics

All countries
199,664,306
Confirmed
Updated on August 3, 2021 9:59 am
All countries
178,420,962
Recovered
Updated on August 3, 2021 9:59 am
All countries
4,250,336
Deaths
Updated on August 3, 2021 9:59 am

Global Statistics

All countries
199,664,306
Confirmed
Updated on August 3, 2021 9:59 am
All countries
178,420,962
Recovered
Updated on August 3, 2021 9:59 am
All countries
4,250,336
Deaths
Updated on August 3, 2021 9:59 am
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There are six different ‘types’ of COVID-19, researchers say

a study from King’s College London. Although the discovery may seem daunting, the study’s findings could actually help doctors predict earlier on which patients are most at-risk and likely to be hospitalized, compared to others who may not suffer from severe symptoms.Typically, the three key symptoms of the coronavirus include cough, fever and loss of…

Why a different way to measure ‘good’ cholesterol may be more useful

Share on PinterestSome researchers argue that a different way of measuring ‘good’ cholesterol could be more helpful in assessing the risk of cardiovascular events.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlight that heart disease is the leading cause of death among almost all groups of people in the United States; 1 in 4 deaths…

Different technologies for developing a vaccine against COVID-19

Cells from African green monkeys. Killed viruses. Spike proteins. People turned into factories.It takes a lot to teach the human body to fight off disease.Making a vaccine against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 involves a variety of technologies and approaches. There are now more than 150 vaccine development efforts worldwide. Eleven already are being tested in…

OPINION | Yes, this time is different (I think) | News24

American civil society has turned on Donald Trump just as South Africans turned on Jacob Zuma. It was for the same reason: people concluded the president endangers a constitution that means nothing to him, and uses the presidency purely for self-interest. It happened over a walk across the park.From the White House to St John's…

’50 states and 50 different approaches:’ States scramble to hire COVID-19 contact tracers

CLOSE Coronavirus has spread from Wuhan, China, to countries across the world. But how do you know you have it? Here are some signs to watch out for. USA TODAYRachel Brummert left her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, just once after March 2: to pick up a prescription at CVS on March 18.That made the…

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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…