Iran sees highest daily death toll in months as virus surges

Iran’s daily coronavirus death toll climbed over 400 for the first time in months on Sunday, as the country, which has long had the region’s largest outbreak, battles a post-holiday infection surge. Iranian health authorities recorded 405 fatalities from the virus, pushing the total death toll to 66,732. Officials increasingly have warned about the impact of trends seen nationwide during […]

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Health experts warn of new coronavirus spike as states ease restrictions, spring break travel surges

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 7 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Health experts have urged Americans to remain vigilant as some states start to roll back coronavirus restrictions and others see a rise in visitors due to spring break. Several variants of the COVID-19 virus have been identified across the […]

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Child abuse surges in times of crisis—the pandemic may be different

While natural disasters and economic recessions traditionally unleash an uptick in child abuse, a new study suggests that cases may have declined in the first months of the pandemic, compared with the same timeframe in previous years. In the study, led by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and Children’s Mercy Kansas City, researchers tracked the number of pediatric inpatients ages 5 […]

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COVID-19 slows worldwide but surges in Latin America

The COVID-19 pandemic slackened its pace around the world over the past week, but Latin America and the Caribbean saw a fresh surge, according to a specialised AFP database. Here is the state of play worldwide: Slowdown worldwide After hitting a peak, the pandemic slowed down this week with 634,200 new cases recorded on average per day, a 12 percent […]

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