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Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

Johnson ‘anxious’ over rise of Indian virus variant in UK

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he’s “anxious” about the rise in the U.K. of the coronavirus variant first identified in India By MIKE FULLER Associated Press May 13, 2021, 4:47 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he was “anxious”… Read More »