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  1. Cemetery workers carry the coffin of a COVID-19 victim

    COVID-19 deaths in Latin America hit global high

    Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region hardest-hit by coronavirus deaths, as India passed the sombre step ...
  2. Children return to summer camp amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

    Rare syndrome linked to COVID-19 found in nearly 600 US children: CDC

    Nearly 600 children were admitted to U.S. hospitals with a rare inflammatory syndrome associated with the novel coronavirus over four months ...
  3. Bourke Street mall is seen devoid of people after Melbourne re-entered lockdown to curb

    Commentary: How much will COVID-19 lockdowns slow the effects of climate change?

    Lockdowns have seen huge changes in travel and consumption patterns, which could bode well if people continued with them, says an observer from ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a

    Commentary: How much tariffs will be levied on a COVID-19 vaccine?

    High import tariffs by many middle-income countries are driving up prices of medicines for their patients, say Philip Stevens and Nilanjan Banik.
  5. [Photo caption: Kerstin Hoeger teaching a class at NUS Business School.

    Commentary: How ready are Singapore universities to start the new term as COVID-19 rages on?

    Learning in a COVID-19 world that demands safe distance and less contact is challenging but institutes of higher learning must rise to the ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Senate HELP Committee's update on COVID-19 and progress toward safely getting back

    Vaccine for COVID-19 will need outside expert review, US regulator says

    The United States will need to have independent experts review COVID-19 vaccine candidates before approval, the country's top drug regulator said ...
  7. Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington

    White House turns down Democrats' offer to meet halfway with US$2 trillion COVID-19 plan

    Congressional Democrats on Friday offered to reduce a proposed coronavirus aid package by US$1 trillion if Republicans would add a trillion to ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Fauci testifies before coronavirus panel

    Fauci warns COVID-19 vaccine may be only partially effective, public health measures still needed

    An approved coronavirus vaccine could end up being effective only 50-60per cent of the time, meaning public health measures will still be needed ...