Florida beach and bar parties rage on amid alarming surge in COVID-19 cases

Florida confirms first case of new coronavirus strain Dr. Marc Siegel discusses emerging strain also detected in Colorado and California, weighs in on why COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been slower than expected. Record-breaking coronavirus rates can’t stop these partiers from continuing to rage. Despite surging COVID-19 cases, Florida beaches were packed […]

Modeling study suggests mitigation efforts can prevent most college campus COVID cases

As colleges and universities consider strategies for the spring semester to keep COVID-19 cases down, a study conducted by experts in epidemic modeling may help shed light on what mitigation strategies may be most effective, both in terms of infections prevented and cost. Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts […]

Iran surpasses one million COVID-19 cases

Iran said its novel coronavirus infections surpassed one million cases on Thursday, as the authorities consider easing restrictions in many parts of the Middle East’s hardest hit country. The Islamic republic has recorded 1,003,494 COVID-19 infections since announcing its first cases in February, ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on […]