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We've reached the coronavirus pandemic's 6-month mark. 2 leading experts reveal what they think life will look like 1 year in

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Six months ago, Chinese officials in Wuhan reported the coronavirus outbreak to the World Health Organization.
Since then, more than 510,000 people have died and 10.5 million have been infected worldwide. Cases continue to climb in the US.
But public-health experts think the next six months will bring better news and no more lockdowns.
By December, we'll know whether the leading vaccine candidates are safe and effective. Doctors may have better treatment options, and more testing could become available.
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6 months into the coronavirus pandemic, 9 maps and charts show how it took over the world

6 months into the coronavirus pandemic, 9 maps and charts show how it took over the world

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Six months ago, Chinese officials in Wuhan reported the coronavirus outbreak to the World Health Organization.
In just half a year, the COVID-19 virus has traveled across the globe, spread under the radar, and revealed the flaws of delayed responses.
These nine maps and charts show how the pandemic has evolved so far - and what to expect next.
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It's been six months since China first told the World Health Organization about a new outbreak of mysterious, severe pneumonia cases.
Since that report set off alarm bells on December 31, the...
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