Mexico reports new daily record virus caseload

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Mexico on Thursday posted 7,280 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, a daily record, and an additional 730 deaths, data from the health ministry showed. According to the ministry’s daily update, the Latin American country has recorded 282,283 infections and 33,526 deaths since its first case…

India reports record daily cases in coronavirus battle

India added a record number of coronavirus cases Sunday, as the world’s fourth worst-hit nation opened a huge treatment centre with 10,000 beds in the capital to fight the epidemic. The health ministry reported just under 25,000 cases and 613 deaths in 24 hours—the biggest daily spike since the first…

UK reports 847 more virus deaths, unveils vaccine plan

Britain’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 847 on Friday, health ministry figures showed, a slightly slower increase than the previous day but still among the worst rates globally. The rise takes the total number of deaths in UK hospitals from COVID-19 to 14,576, leaving Britain behind only the…

China reports just one new domestic virus infection

China reported just one new domestic case of the coronavirus on Wednesday but a dozen more imported infections. For the second consecutive day there was only one more fresh infection in Wuhan, the central city where the virus first emerged late last year, the National Health Commission said. New cases…

South Korea reports 60 new coronavirus cases, total 893

South Korea reported 60 more novel coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the smallest increase for four days in the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s morning updates. The country now has 893 cases, the KCDC said—the largest national total anywhere outside China—adding one more person had died, taking the toll…

Dermatopathologists favor making pathologic reports available

(HealthDay)—Most dermatopathologists perceive that making pathologic test result reports available to patients is a good idea, although they are concerned about increasing patient worry and confusion, according to a study published online Jan. 29 in JAMA Dermatology. Hannah Shucard, from the University of Washington in Seattle, and colleagues examined dermatopathologists’…