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Articles in topic COVID-19

Opinion: The one vital message of nearing 100,000 US deaths

On this somber Memorial Day weekend, America is approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths in a population of 330 million. Six Asia-Pacific nations -- Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan and Vietnam -- have just over 1,200 coronavirus deaths in a combined population almost the same as the US, 328 million. On May 23, the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker shows that America recorded 1,208 new deaths, while the six Asia-Pacific countries recorded just 13 deaths: 12 in Japan, 1 in Australia, and 0 in the others.

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Dr. Birx's Covid-19 advice on what US needs to do next

White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said that there is "clear scientific evidence" that masks work, adding that the US needs to do much better at finding asymptomatic cases as the country reopens.

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A graduation 12 years in the making

Though Columbia University's commencement this year looked a little different than expected, for graduate Qutaiba Idlbi, the conclusion of his studies carried a special significance that a webcast ceremony stemming from covid-19 restrictions couldn't dampen.

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