A look at some of today’s top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history.
Since first being recorded late last year in China, the Covid-19 coronavirus has spread around the world, and been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. However, differences in testing mean that the number of cases may be understated for some countries.
Obviously, larger countries tend to have higher numbers both of cases and of deaths. But there are many other factors in play, such as the demographic profiles
- Health-care workers describe the harrowing experience of fighting Covid-19 on the front lines.
- Many have lost patients; some have seen their peers get sick because of insufficient personal protective equipment.
- But there have been moments of levity, too, even during the darkest days.
The Covid-19 pandemic that swept
The coronavirus continues to impact the health of people and economies worldwide. As the U.S. death toll rises, there are concerns that the White House is meddling in the vaccine approval process.
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
We are getting closer to another stunning number. The globe is nearing 1 million deaths from the coronavirus. Here in the United States, the number of new cases is actually on the rise again with