Wednesday has been deadliest day in reported coronavirus deaths in US

(CNN)More than 200 deaths from Covid-19 were reported Wednesday in the United States — a new high for fatalities recorded in a single day.The dramatic spike brought the number of novel coronavirus deaths since the outbreak reached the United States in late January to at least 921. Sunday morning — less than four days ago — theContinue reading “Wednesday has been deadliest day in reported coronavirus deaths in US”

Shared Reading: "Coronavirus spreading in New York like 'a bullet train'"

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has pleaded for medical supplies, warning Covid-19 is spreading in his state faster than “a bullet train”. “The apex is higher than we thought and the apex is sooner than we thought,” Mr Cuomo told reporters on Tuesday. He said the federal government was not sending anywhere near enough lifesavingContinue reading “Shared Reading: "Coronavirus spreading in New York like 'a bullet train'"”

Shared Reading – Where did it originate?

What caused the pandemic? The death toll is finally starting to drop in Italy, the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. But how did the outbreak begin? Scientists believe the virus originated in infected animals at a seafood and wildlife market in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where it crossed the species barrier. We stillContinue reading “Shared Reading – Where did it originate?”