Tag Archives: cases

Fauci warns coronavirus will not ‘disappear’ as cases eclipse 4.5M

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, warned Friday that the coronavirus pandemic won’t end on its own. “I do not believe it would disappear because it’s such a highly transmissible virus, it is unlikely that it’s going to disappear,” Fauci told the House special committee tasked with monitoring the government’s response to… Read More »

US surpasses 4 million reported coronavirus cases as hospitalizations near record

The country’s rising daily rate of confirmed coronavirus cases, along with a near-record number of hospitalizations, signals the US is far from containing a virus that is straining hospitals and labs, health experts say. “We’ve rolled back essentially two months’ worth of progress with what we’re seeing in number of cases … in the United… Read More »

Victorian cases above 200 again, man dies

Australia’s death toll from the coronavirus has climbed to 107 after a Victorian man in his 90s died overnight. It came as the outbreak-hit Victorian state recorded another 216 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. It had confirmed a record 288 cases on Friday, the same day as the World Health Organisation reported the biggest one-day increase… Read More »

Bubonic plague cases confirmed in China

Health News The Yersinia pestis bacterium responsible for bubonic plague (Photo: Adobe stock) Just when you thought there was only one communicable disease to worry about, here comes more news out of China about another one. This time, it’s the bubonic plague, a name that conjures up fear as it was also called the ‘Black… Read More »