Researchers nearly double U.S. coronavirus death projection due to easing

World May 5, 2020

Researchers nearly double U.S. coronavirus death projection due to easing

Nearly 135,000 Americans were forecast to die from COVID-19 through the beginning of August, almost double the last prediction, due to loosening of lockdowns, according to an updated forecast from the University of Washington on Monday. The university's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) ...

Europe and New York see progress in coronavirus battle

World Apr 20, 2020

Europe and New York see progress in coronavirus battle

Hard-hit European nations and the U.S. epicenter New York reported headway Sunday in their battle against the deadly pandemic. Governments across the world are now debating how and when to ease lockdowns that have kept more than half of humanity — 4.5 billion people — ...