Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 500,000

Cars line up for coronavirus testing outside of Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Florida is one of many states reporting spikes in COVID-19 cases in recent days, as the number of confirmed cases worldwide tops 10 million. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption toggle caption …

Global COVID-19 Deaths Surpass 400,000

More than 6.9 million people worldwide have been infected since the first reported case of the coronavirus late last year. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption toggle caption Felipe Dana/AP More than 6.9 million people worldwide have been infected since the first reported case of the coronavirus …

With 19 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And No Deaths, Laos To Loosen Lockdown

A shopper buys vegetables last month in Vientiane, Laos. The government announced that some offices and businesses will resume normal operations on Monday. The country has confirmed 19 COVID-19 cases and no deaths. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Xinhua News …

Fact Check: Trump Administration Document And Its 3,000 Deaths A Day Scenario

Medical workers take in patients outside a coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images Medical workers take in patients outside a coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New …

Life Expectancy Rose Slightly In 2018, As Drug Overdose Deaths Fell

Death rates in the U.S. declined and life expectancy showed a slight uptick in 2018, while drug overdose deaths declined for the first time since the 1990s. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP Death rates in the U.S. declined and life expectancy showed …

Stealth Disease Likely To Blame For 20% Of Worldwide Deaths

Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels throughout the body become leaky. Researchers now estimate that about 11 million people worldwide died with sepsis in 2017 alone — that’s about 20% of all deaths. Medic Image/Universal Images Gr/Getty Images hide …

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says

Overall, researchers found men died of alcohol-related causes in 2017 at a higher rate than women. But when analyzing annual increases in deaths, the largest increase was among white women. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Risberg/AP Overall, researchers found men died of alcohol-related …

Vaping Related Lung Injuries Climb Past 2,500 And 54 Deaths

A man vapes with an electronic cigarette. On Thursday, the CDC said lung-injury patients reported using 152 different THC-containing product brands. Jim Mone/AP hide caption toggle caption Jim Mone/AP A man vapes with an electronic cigarette. On Thursday, the CDC said lung-injury patients reported using …