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After early success, India's daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

From the end of February, daily new cases began to rise sharply again, passing 100,000 a day, and now crossing the 200,000 mark.

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Coronavirus one year on: two countries that got it right, and three that got it wrong

One year on, we have now seen 115 million confirmed cases globally and more than 2.5 million deaths from COVID-19.

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6 COVID-19 treatments helping patients survive

There is still no quick cure, but thanks to an unprecedented global research effort, several treatments are helping patients survive COVID-19 and stay out of the hospital altogether.

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Can vaccinated people still spread the coronavirus?

You can still get infected after you’ve been vaccinated. But your chances of getting seriously ill are almost zero.

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No internet, no vaccine: How lack of internet access has limited vaccine availability for racial and ethnic minorities

Access to the internet, having an internet-enabled device and understanding how to use both have been necessary to sign up for the vaccine.

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Why you shouldn't eat out for Valentine's Day: An epidemiologist explains a few facts of life

Dining indoors remains a high-risk activity. The most effective prevention strategies – ventilation, physical distancing and wearing masks – are challenging in this setting.

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Why the next major hurdle to ending the pandemic will be about persuading people to get vaccinated

Maria Saravia, a worker at the University of Southern California’s Keck Hospital, adjusts her mother’s mask before her COVID-19 vaccination.

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