Tag Archives: Cases

Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with ‘extraordinarily widespread’ cases

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the… Read More »

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 »

Confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia announced Monday that its confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the highest amount in Southeast Asia. Cases continue to rise across the world’s fourth-most populous nation as testing remains sharply limited and businesses continue to reopen. The health ministry announced 1,525 more cases on Monday, bringing the country’s confirmed total to… 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 »