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Sunday saw record single-day increase in new COVID-19 cases worldwide

The World Health Organization on Monday reported the highest one-day increase in coronavirus cases, a total of 307,930 in a 24-hour period, the highest number recorded since the start of the pandemic. The United States, India, and Brazil, the countries with the highest number of total coronavirus cases, logged the highest numbers of new cases… Read More »

“AIDSfree” Fundraiser to Help Six Cities Worldwide, Including Atlanta

Sir Elton John was in Atlanta to kick off the “AIDSfree” campaign, a holiday fundraiser based in the United Kingdom that will support HIV testing and treatment in six cities across the globe, including Atlanta, reports The Independent. The other cities are Delhi, India; Kiev, Ukraine; London; Maputo, Mozambique; and Nairobi, Kenya. Why is Atlanta… Read More »

Air pollution leads to millions of hospital visits for asthma attacks worldwide

Air pollution could be to blame for up to 33 million emergency asthma attack visits to hospital a year, a world study involving the University of York has found. It is the first study to estimate the impact of air pollution on asthma cases across the globe. Asthma is the most prevalent chronic respiratory disease worldwide, affecting… Read More »