COVID-19 Outbreak: Daily Updates

Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images More than 4.6 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. New COVID-19 cases are on the rise in virtually every U.S. state. Update on COVID-19 numbers Globally, there have been more than 227.4 million confirmed … Read more

What We Know About the New Coronavirus C.1.2 Variant

Edwin Tan/Getty Images Scientists are monitoring a new coronavirus variant that has several concerning mutations. This variant, known as C.1.2, contains mutations found in certain variants of concern. C.1.2 evolved from C.1, one of the coronavirus variants that dominated South Africa’s first COVID-19 wave. Genetics researchers are monitoring a new coronavirus variant that has appeared … Read more