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Mon May 3, 2021, 01:26 PM

WHO: More COVID-19 cases reported in last 2 weeks than in first 6 months of pandemic

Source: Axios

The number of global coronavirus cases reported in the last two weeks eclipses the first six months of the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday.

Why it matters: It underscores the severity of the current wave of infections in India, which surpassed 400,000 cases for the first time over the weekend, as well as a record-high number of deaths, per data from Johns Hopkins University.

Read more: https://www.axios.com/covid-cases-global-india-pandemic-who-1aa326d3-55c0-485c-a546-dee93a6da155.html



Twitter thread from WHO update.


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Mon May 3, 2021, 05:23 PM

1. ...

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Mon May 3, 2021, 06:21 PM

2. Just look at the bar graph fror a quick reminder...

The 4th wave is enormous! It is like a tsunami.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

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Mon May 3, 2021, 06:39 PM

3. Sorry, folks we are only about halfway into this pandemic.

January 1918 to December 1920.

Nearly 3 years for the last major one.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Mon May 3, 2021, 07:43 PM

4. India and Brazil are fucking everything up for the rest of us.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Mon May 3, 2021, 07:51 PM

5. Don't take that parachute off...



Just because we've slowed down a little...

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