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Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer aims for millions of vaccine doses this year, Germany’s infection rate rises

A handful of biotech and pharmaceutical companies are kicking off earnings season this week, weaving Covid-19 updates into quarterly results tinged by the impact of a global pandemic. The virus continues to spread, with more than 3 million people worldwide now confirmed with the infection, as countries and U.S. states begin to ease lockdown restrictions.  […]

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Coronavirus live updates: China reports 12 new cases; Italy’s daily toll rises but deaths fall

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 2,790,986. Global deaths: At least 195,920. Most cases reported: United States (890,524), Spain (219,764), Italy (192,994), France (159,495), and Germany (154,545).  The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins […]

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Watch How Your Local ICU Would Be Overwhelmed As The Coronavirus Infection Rate Rises

As infection rates for the novel coronavirus rise, hospitals all over the United States are scrambling for vital equipment like ventilators and protective gear. But the health care system faces another urgent, less understood shortage: available ICU beds.  Many patients with COVID-19 can be treated in standard hospital settings. But the most severe cases require […]