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US tops 5 million coronavirus cases, continues to lead world in infections and deaths

The U.S. reached 5 million coronavirus cases on Sunday, continuing to lead the world as the nation with the highest number of infections. The milestone came fewer than three weeks since hitting 4 million infections. Almost five months into the COVID-19 outbreak, America also has the world’s highest death toll of more than 160,000, according to… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

Confirmed cases hit 10 million; Pence skips campaign rallies

ROME — Worldwide confirmed coronavirus infections hit the 10 million mark Sunday as voters in Poland and France went to the polls for virus-delayed elections. Vice President Mike Pence called off campaign events in Florida and Arizona after surges in infections prompted worries that the U.S. has lost control of its outbreak. New clusters of… Read More »

Beijing sees drop in virus cases as Brazil passes 1 million

China’s capital has recorded a further drop in coronavirus cases amid tightened containment measures, while Brazil surpassed more than 1 million confirmed infections, second only to the United States By KEN MORITSUGU and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press June 20, 2020, 10:02 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article… Read More »