Over 100 potential COVID-19 vaccines are currently under development.
Brazil's 7-day rolling average of daily cases and deaths have been on a mostly increasing trend since the outbreak began.
Minorities and low-income individuals are disproportionately uninsured or underinsured, while simultaneously being significantly more at risk of developing severe cases of COVID-19.
Richard Stutt of Cambridge University said the widespread use of face masks combined with physical distancing and minor lockdowns may help to manage the pandemic and re-open economic activity.
Four of the state's top five highest number of hospitalizations since the outbreak began were reported in the past five days.
The study involved over 750,000 people, according to biotech company 23andMe.
A COVID-19 simulation revealed virus DNA spread to nearly half of a hospital ward's tested surfaces 10 hours after a sample was placed inside a room for high-risk patients.
"Some people who are asymptomatic, or some people who don't have symptoms, can transmit the virus on," the World Health Organization's Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove said Tuesday.
Organizations have written to the Trump and Trudeau administrations.
California and Texas are currently among the top 10 states with the most confirmed cases in the country.
The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the past week was reported to be significantly higher than the average rate seen throughout the outbreak.
Almost 10,000 people in Bergamo had their blood screened, according to health officials.
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced his administration will begin working to end health care inequalities in black communities, with the aim of providing coverage to "100 percent" of the state's African-American communities.
Workplace outbreaks were said to be among the sources of the recent spike in cases, the Oregon Health Authority reports.
The state recorded 7,023 new cases from June 1-7, nearly doubling the 3,559 new infections reported from May 25-31.
At least 26 states across the country have reported an increase in novel coronavirus cases over the past few weeks.
Earlier this week, New York state reported its lowest rate of positive test results since the pandemic began, while last month the state's death toll fell below 100 for the first time.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.4 million health care workers — many of them nurses — were laid off or furloughed in April, with more than 134,000 of those losses happening in hospitals.
The effectiveness of a vaccine will hopefully be confirmed by late fall or early winter, Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Newsweek.
Andrei Goverdovsky, from the state nuclear agency Rosatom, said components can be inhaled to emit UV light directly onto the lungs.
Academics who research police violence told Newsweek his death is symptomatic of a systemic problem with racialized police violence in the U.S..
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