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Biden’s incoming chief of staff warns that the virus death toll will reach 500,000 by the end of February.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Officials in the incoming Biden administration braced the country for continued hardship in the days after the inauguration, with the president-elect assuming control of a struggling economy and surging coronavirus outbreak in less than three days. Ron Klain,......

Economy sees job loss in December for the first time since April as surging virus takes toll

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Job creation came to a halt in December as restrictions brought on by surging Covid-19 cases hammered virus-sensitive industries. The Labor Department reported Friday that nonfarm payrolls fell by 140,000. That was below expectations for 50,000 from economists surveyed by......

U.S. COVID death toll tops 350,000 as hospitals fill up and vaccine rollout struggles to keep up

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The COVID-19 death toll in the United States passed 350,000 over the weekend, after the deadliest month so far. More than 77,000 people in America died from complications related to the coronavirus in December. One hospital in Alhambra, California,......

U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 350,000 as officials fear post-holiday surge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live With the coronavirus raging at an all-time high, health officials are expecting an increase in virus infections from holiday gatherings in December. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link......

Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll passes 195,000 -ministry

BRASILIA, Jan 1 (Reuters) – Brazil reported 24,605 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 462 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Friday. The South American country has now registered 7,700,578 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has......

Mexico’s official coronavirus death toll rises to 125,807

FILE PHOTO: A paramedic sanitizes an ambulance after transporting a patient to the emergency area of the General Hospital, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico registered 12,159 new confirmed coronavirus cases and......

South Korea reports record daily death toll from COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: Workers wearing protective gear disinfect an arrival gate as an electronic board shows arrivals’ information amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, December 28, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Tuesday reported 40 new coronavirus deaths, a......

Brazil coronavirus death toll hits 190,000

Gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of a man who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during Christmas Day at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil’s biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, December 25, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil registered 22,967 additional cases of the new coronavirus......

South Korea sets highest daily coronavirus toll, struggles to contain latest surge

FILE PHOTO: A woman hands her coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test kit over to a medical worker after underwent the test at a coronavirus testing site which is temporarily set up in front of a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s......

California distributes thousands of body bags as COVID death toll mounts: “People are going to die that don’t need to die”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hospitals are filling up so fast in California that officials are rolling out mobile field facilities and scrambling to hire more doctors and nurses to prepare for an expected surge in coronavirus patients. Meanwhile the state is distributing 5,000......

U.S. COVID-19 death toll passes 300,000 as vaccine rolls out

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the vaccine rolls out across the nation, the U.S. surpassed a grim milestone in the pandemic. More than 300,000 people have died from COVID-19. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 300,000 on the day vaccine arrives

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here More than 300,000 people have now died from the coronavirus in the United States, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The milestone comes as the first Americans are receiving Pfizer’s newly authorized coronavirus vaccine, which the nation hopes......

The U.S. Covid death toll tops 300,000 as vaccine distribution begins

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A patient who died lays in a body bag inside a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) unit at United Memorial Medical Center as the United States nears 300,000 COVID-19 deaths, in Houston, Texas, U.S., December 12, 2020. Callaghan O’Hare | Reuters The......

NHL-COVID-19 takes toll on average NHL team value – Forbes

Aug 24, 2020; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; General view of the center ice logo before game two of the second round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – The average value of NHL franchises......

Covid: The potentially crushing toll of rationing health care

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The chief medical officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Dr. Jason Mitchell, told CNBC that doctors are doing “everything we can do” to prevent rationing care as his state’s governor signed an executive order that moved New Mexico a step closer......

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