The U.S. has passed another milestone, this time with 7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to a Reuters tally. At least 1 million new cases have been added in nearly four weeks and experts warn of an outbreak surge in the Midwest. California leads the nation with 800,000 cases. France and the Netherlands issue "dire" warnings as they report high virus figures. Plus, photos of the coronavirus's impact as the world nears 1 million deaths.
- TNW - The Conversation
At the start of the pandemic, there was concern that certain drugs for high blood pressure might be linked with worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients. Because of how the drugs work, it was feared they make...
- Forbes - Helen Albert
One of the problems with Covid-19 is that while many people have mild-to-moderate symptoms and recover at home, a small percentage of infections lead to severe illness and death. Predicting who will become...
- The Washington Post - By Sandra G. Boodman
When he turned 42, Ram Gajavelli made himself a promise: he would take better care of his health. But in August 2017, a few months after the software engineer began exercising regularly, his left ankle...
- This Evening
The U.S. crossed two grim COVID-19 milestones this week: 7 million cases and 200,000 deaths. Plus, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made history as the first woman and first Jewish person to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol, and widespread protests erupted after a grand jury did not charge any Louisville officers with killing Breonna Taylor. Read up on these and more of the week’s top headlines.