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coronavirus pandemic

  The number of coronavirus cases increased in the vast majority of states over the last week, and decreased in only two states plus the District of Columbia. Why it matters: This is a grim reminder that no part of the United States is safe from the virus. If states fail to contain their outbreaks, they

  BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures climb, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore. And with the July Fourth holiday weekend upon us, that’s making some people nervous, particularly given the large crowds that have surfaced at some popular shore spots recently and poor compliance with mandated measures

  TUCSON — The top health official leading coronavirus response efforts in the Mexican state of Sonora will petition the federal government in Mexico City to implement stricter controls at the state’s shared border with Arizona over concerns about the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19. Both states are struggling to combat outbreaks of the virus and

  Patients suffering from COVID-19 are rapidly filling hospitals across the South and West, with Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Nevada and Arizona setting records for hospitalizations Thursday, a sign that the coronavirus pandemic is entering a dangerous new phase. In Arizona, where the virus appears to be spreading out of control, hospitals rushed to expand capacity

  A small change to a variant of the novel coronavirus has helped it better copy itself but not make it more deadly, a new study suggests. Researchers found there were two strains of the virus circulating when it reached the US: the original D614 and a mutation, G614. This mutation is not a deadlier

  For the first time in two months, Tokyo reached triple digits in new coronavirus cases in a single day when it exceeded 100 on Thursday. The surge extended Friday, with the figure reaching 124. Particularly noticeable have been the spread of infections in nightspots and among young people. The Tokyo metropolitan government remains confident