WHO expert says COVID-19 ‘has not peaked’ in Americas

A World Health Organization (WHO) expert has said the COVID-19 pandemic has not reached its peak in the Americas and the region is likely to see continued deaths in the coming weeks

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Deaths from coronavirus surpass 100,000 in Latin America

The number of people who have died from coronavirus in Latin America surpassed 100,000 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally of registered deaths, while Mexico announced a record one-day total for ...

A funeral worker looks at a family saying their last goodbyes to their relative who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the San Lorenzo Tezonco cemetery in Mexico City, Mexico, 3 June 2020.

Global COVID-19 deaths pass 400,000

Surging fatalities in Latin America helped push the global coronavirus death toll above 400,000 on Sunday, even as Europe emerged from its virus lockdown with infections increasingly under control ...

People mourn a victim of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a cemetery known locally as "the COVID-19 cemetery", in Trinidad, Bolivia 7 June.

Reuters camera crew hit by rubber bullets as more journalists attacked at US protests

Two members of a Reuters TV crew were hit by rubber bullets and a photographer's camera was smashed in Minneapolis on Saturday night as attacks against journalists covering civil unrest in US cities ...

A woman reacts after being pepper sprayed during continued demonstrations against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, 30 May 2020.

Hundreds of protesters rally in European cities over US death

Hundreds of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States over the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman ...

Reuters camera crew hit by rubber bullets as more journalists attacked at US protests.

US states ease more restrictions

Georgia, at the vanguard of states testing the safety of reopening the US economy in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, permitted restaurant dining for the first time in a month on Monday while ...

Aiden Miller, 9, left, and Greyson Miller, 8, centre, (no relation), practice basketball moves as Greyson's dad LeRoy looks on, in an AMC theatre parking lot in Smyrna, Georgia, US on 27 April.

Americans back to the beach as coronavirus cases hit record high

Many Americans flocked to beaches on Saturday as one Florida county expanded access and California experienced a heat wave, even as new coronavirus cases hit a record high in the United States the ...

People walk up and down Huntington City Beach during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Huntington Beach, California, US On 25 April.

Seven more Bangladeshis die of COVID-19 in US

Coronavirus is more prevalent among the backward populations of the city. The areas with Bangladeshi community, African American and Hispanic, have become known as the most risky, New York city mayor ...

Seven more Bangladeshis die of COVID-19 in US

Two Bangladeshis die of COVID-19 in Washington

Two Bangladesh nationals have died of the novel coronavirus in Washington DC.

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Scientist predicts 200,000 deaths in US

A senior US scientist issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim 100,000 to 200,000 lives in the United States.

A 3D-printed coronavirus model is seen in front of a US flag on display in this illustration
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