New coronavirus cases shot up by more than 50,000 on Wednesday. marking the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, US Vice President Mike Pence said that 16 states are seeing an increase in infections and that the federal government is focused on rising cases in the South.
The US recorded a one-day total of 34,700 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, the highest level since late April, when the number peaked at 36,400, according to a count kept by Johns Hopkins University.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
The RideFlux start-up brings together engineers who have given up well-paid jobs with some of South Korea's most prestigious firms to try to build a ride-sharing company for the tech-savvy nation.
The pandemic sees no class barriers as it spreads across the world.
Leaders in Ohio halted the state's presidential primary over concerns about the coronavirus. Officials in Florida, Arizona and Illinois say they would move forward with the vote.
Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, took a u-turn after drawing criticism for comparing the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to the company's fatal driverless car accident in March 2018.
Purdue Pharma reached settlement on Wednesday with thousands of local governments and more than 20 states over crisis.
The Trump family’s longtime aide will be the third White House press secretary to be hired in less than three years.
The cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce, found fame when a photo of her as a kitten was posted on Reddit in September 2012, her website says.
A Reuters poll shows people are not familiar with airplane crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia and are more concerned with ticket prices when they choose an airline.
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