Tag: Coronavirus update: Latest news from around the world

What questions do your kids have about the Covid-19 vaccine?

A person in Cardiff, Wales, receives an injection of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on December 8. Justin Tallis/Pool/Getty Images The UK can expect to have...

UK to receive Pfizer vaccine in “hours, not days,” says England’s deputy chief medical officer

A health worker in Hollywood, Florida, injects a person during clinical trials for a Pfizer coronavirus vaccine on September 9. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg/Getty Images The...

Coronavirus could have been spreading in US as early as mid-December 2019, study suggests

While the USA Food and Drug administration reviews the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine candidates’ data for emergency use authorization, CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay...

Los Angeles County issues new stay-at-home order and bans all gatherings as Covid-19 cases surge

Passengers wait in line to check-in for Delta Air Lines flights at Los Angeles International Airport ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Los Angeles, California,...

FDA intends to make vaccine authorization decision within a few weeks after Dec. 10 meeting

Medical workers are seen inside the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on November 11. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images Two hospital systems gave Thanksgiving updates on...

North Korea reportedly executes two as Covid-19 and economic pressure angers Kim Jong Un

A researcher in Oxford, England, works on the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. John Cairns/University of Oxford/AP The UK government has announced...

UK health regulator to assess the AstraZeneca vaccine, marking a ‘first step’ towards roll out

A researcher in Oxford, England, works on the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. John Cairns/University of Oxford/AP The UK government has announced...

Here are the latest Covid-19 headlines from across the US

A trial volunteer in Oxford, England, is administered a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. John Cairns/University of Oxford/AP A handful of countries...

France sees highest daily Covid-19 increase with more than 26,800 cases in 24 hours

CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. CNN CNN’s...

India surpasses 7 million Covid-19 cases

CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. CNN CNN’s...

Spanish government declares state of emergency in the Madrid region

Rodrigo Jiménez/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Spanish Health Minister, Salvador Illa, announced at a news conference on Friday that the government is declaring a state of emergency in the...

Europe is at a “decisive moment” in the second wave. Here’s what’s happening on the continent:

People line up at a mobile Covid-19 testing center in Strasbourg, France, on September 23. Jean-Francois Badias/AP Europe is at a “decisive” point in dealing...

Thousands of passengers on commercial flights may have been exposed to coronavirus in 2020, CDC says

Dr. Deborah Birx listens during a coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 20. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Once a fixture at the administration’s coronavirus...

Israel reports nearly 7,000 new Covid-19 cases in highest single-day spike

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on September 22. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images A new clash...

UK expected to announce new measures to curb coronavirus surge

Signage stands outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta on March 14. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg/Getty Images The US Centers for Disease Control...

CDC reverts to previous language about how coronavirus is transmitted, saying it was “was posted in error”

Signage stands outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta on March 14. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg/Getty Images The US Centers for Disease Control...

CDC again updates its guidelines on testing people without coronavirus symptoms

  Dr. Robert Redfield holds up a CDC document while he speaks at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee reviewing coronavirus response efforts on...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 30 million  

Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, arrives to tour the new federally funded COVID-19 testing site at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium on July...

Canada’s new positive Covid-19 cases double in less than a month as officials ramp up restrictions

People line up to be tested for Covid-19 at a testing center in Toronto on Sunday, September 13. Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press/AP Despite widespread mask-wearing...

More than 195,000 people have died from coronavirus in the US

Researchers believe they have found evidence that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in the US as early as late December, about a month...

Unhealthy air from wildfires makes people more susceptible to Covid-19, medical professionals say

Fog and smoke looms over the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, on September 9. Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images Amid rapidly spreading...

CDC forecast projects thousands more Covid-19 deaths in the next 3 weeks

Work is carried out in a laboratory at the Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute, where a Covid-19 vaccine is being developed. Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS/Getty Images The Russian Direct...

WHO program to speed access to vaccines but it needs more money

Relatives wearing protective suits as a precaution lower the body of a covid-19 victim for burial at a graveyard in New Delhi, India on September....

Netherlands records highest daily Covid-19 infections in months

World Health Organization (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan is pictured at a press conference on July 3, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool/AFP/Getty...

India sets global record for number of new Covid-19 cases reported in a day

Europe is grappling with a second coronavirus surge. Here’s how it’s playing out across the continent:   Spain The country recorded its highest number of...