Jeremy Faust of Boston's Brigham And Women's Hospital told Newsweek he had his doubts about the Chinese government's reliability, but when it came to the U.S. and China's coronavirus responses, "they did better."
World Health Organization officials announced Monday that 10 percent of the world's population has likely been infected with coronavirus.
Evidence of COVID-19 exposure was found to be more prevalent among the urban population than in the rural areas of India.
The U.S., Brazil and India are among the countries with the most COVID-19 deaths to date.
Between late January and late March total cases in the country jumped from six to more than 86,000.
The U.S. has more total confirmed cases than the total reported in Europe, according to the latest report from the World Health Organization.
North Dakota health officials confirmed a new record for active coronavirus cases in the state on Monday, making it the highest rate of infections of any state in the country over this period.
World Health Organization expert Dr. Mike Ryan said the chances of catching the coronavirus are high.
Professor Grant McFadden of Arizona State University told Newsweek "disinformation and outright lies" circulate widely.
The pause serves as a "wake-up call" for those eagerly awaiting a vaccine, the chief scientist at the World Health Organization said.
Johan Carlson said keeping messages clear and consistent and getting the public to take personal responsibility helped limit spread of the virus.
More than 14 million cases have been reported in the region, some 52 percent of the worldwide total.
The public health agency noted that corticosteroid treatments could reduce mortality risks in critical COVID-19 patients.
Emails previously showed Johan Giesecke and state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell discussing herd immunity at the start of the pandemic.
The World Health Organization advised caution in fast-tracking a vaccine candidate but said that each country has the "sovereign right" to do so.
Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead on the COVID-19 pandemic, also said "it's possible" to catch coronavirus twice.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke about recent protests by health care workers across the globe because they don't have enough PPE, and corruption related to the lack of PPE.
The vaccine is not coming as soon as some think and Russia has questions to answer about whether its version can work, vaccine CEO says.
Experts say Biden would take a more science-focused approach with better long-term results, but a new administration would come at the cost of short-term disruption.
The Philippines leader had previously offered to test the coronavirus vaccine announced by Russia this week.
The Russian president announced that the vaccine has been given regulatory approval, sparking concern among experts after less than two months of testing.
Despite having a population nearly three times larger than that of the U.S., Europe reported much lower weekly case counts than the U.S. in recent tallies.
If there is no price too high for a successful vaccine, does that change if you've already paid for 100 unsuccessful ones?
"It was over. Over. 90 percent dead, Ten percent alive. Coronavirus tore my whole body up," Rick Hooks said.
Dozens of potential COVID-19 vaccines are in development around the world, but the World Health Organization said there may never be a "silver bullet" cure.
Hydroxychloroquine has been touted as a treatment and preventative measure for COVID-19 by President Donald Trump.
The WHO's director-general said Thursday the politics surrounding the virus "have made things worse."
Mike Pompeo is said to have told MPs that the WHO was a "political, not a science-based organisation".