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Why are COVID deaths spiralling in Bangladesh? Health experts weigh in

Jashore is one of many districts where the community transmission of the Delta variant, originating across the border in India, has caused a sharp upturn in COVID-19 infections and deaths. Pradeepta Chowdhury, a doctor at Keshabpur Health Complex, told bdnews24.com: “The patients who are coming in now have very low oxygen saturation. It is becoming… Read More »

Africa suffers worst surge in Covid cases as delta variant spurs third wave of pandemic

Tunisian municipality employees seen carrying a casket of a COVID-19 victim at the regional hospital during the coronavirus infections. Jdidi Wassim | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Africa, where less than 2% of the population is vaccinated against Covid-19, experienced its worst surge of cases last week since the pandemic began, the World… Read More »

Covid is already deadlier this year than all of 2020. So why do many in U.S. think the problem’s over?

Fans in the audience react as The Foo Fighters reopen Madison Square Garden on June 20, 2021 in New York City. Kevin Mazur | Getty Images As the U.S. pushes ahead with its reopening, easing mask mandates and lifting public health restrictions, much of the rest of the world is seeing an alarming surge in… Read More »