Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

BEIJING – The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. The Daqiaodao Food Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its employees were being tested for the coronavirus, a…
In coronavirus vaccine drive, Deep South falls behind

In coronavirus vaccine drive, Deep South falls behind

ATLANTA – The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but four states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates that have alarmed health experts and frustrated residents. In Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, less than 2% of the population had…
Member of famed Tuskegee Airmen dies from coronavirus

Member of famed Tuskegee Airmen dies from coronavirus

LOS ANGELES – One of the famed Tuskegee Airmen — the first Black pilots in the segregated U.S. military and among the most respected fighter pilots of World War II — has died from complications of the coronavirus, it was announced Friday. Theodore Lumpkin Jr. was just days…
US registering highest deaths yet from the coronavirus

US registering highest deaths yet from the coronavirus

The U.S. registered more COVID-19 deaths in a single day than ever before — nearly 3,900 — on the very day the mob attack on the Capitol laid bare some of the same, deep political divisions that have hampered the battle against the pandemic. The virus is surging…
UK in 'eye of the storm' amid surging new coronavirus cases

UK in ‘eye of the storm’ amid surging new coronavirus cases

LONDON – British medics warned Friday that hospitals around the country face a perilous few weeks amid surging new coronavirus infections that have been blamed on a new variant of the virus. A day after the U.K. posted a record 55,892 new infections and another 964 coronavirus-related deaths,…
California is third state to pass 25,000 coronavirus deaths

California is third state to pass 25,000 coronavirus deaths

LOS ANGELES – Health officials say California has surpassed 25,000 coronavirus deaths since the start of the pandemic. The grim milestone recorded Friday comes as the nation’s most populated state faces a surge of COVID-19 infections that has hospitals stretched to capacity and forced nurses and doctors to…
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