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Spring wave of coronavirus crashes across 38 states as hospitalizations increase

Vaccines drive down covid-19 mortality, even as the CDC reports 5,800 “breakthrough” infections in people who had received shots.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Rise of coronavirus variants will define the next phase of the pandemic in the U.S.

Vaccines are effective against the three major new strains of the virus, but some places say they need more to fight highly transmissible types.
  • Apr 8, 2021

After weeks of declining cases, echoes of hot spots emerge in Upper Midwest, New York City area

Michigan has seen a rise in hospitalizations and positive test results. Minnesota’s numbers are creeping up, as are Maryland’s and New Jersey’s. Many places, including New York City and surrounding counties, are no longer seeing steady declines in cases, despite intensive vaccination efforts.
  • Mar 16, 2021

White House announces another bump in vaccine supply; winter storm disrupts vaccination sites nationwide

More than 485,000 people have died from the coronavirus since it was first identified in the United States and over 27 million cases have been reported.
  • Feb 16, 2021

Winter coronavirus wave ebbs and deaths drop, but experts fear a spring surge

The emergence of more-transmissible variants sparks new warnings against complacency.
  • Feb 12, 2021

U.S. records its deadliest day of the pandemic while eyes are fixed on mob storming Capitol

A record 3,915 people died of covid-19 in the United States on Wednesday, the third-highest day for reported coronavirus infections.
  • Jan 7, 2021

U.S. surpasses coronavirus death and hospitalization records amid delay in vaccinations

Gustave Perna, chief operating officer of Operation Warp Speed, said Wednesday that 14 million vaccine doses have been distributed in the U.S. to date and more than 2 million doses have been administered.
  • Dec 30, 2020

Record numbers of covid-19 patients push hospitals and staffs to the limit

One public hospital in Los Angeles is at a level below triage when it will have to discourage people from coming altogether.
  • Dec 16, 2020

U.S. surpasses 300,000 coronavirus deaths as first vaccine shots are given

More than 16.3 million coronavirus infections and close to 300,000 fatalities have been reported in the United States since February.
  • Dec 14, 2020

U.S. records more than 3,000 deaths in a single day, a new high

The FDA will meet this week to determine whether to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine candidate for emergency use in the United States.
  • Dec 9, 2020