Coronavirus live updates: Denmark to cull infected mink; Germany’s CureVac targeting mid-2021 for potential vaccine
The coronavirus outbreak continues to expand in some states across the U.S., with Arizona on Tuesday reporting a record high number of new confirmed cases and Texas reporting a record number of people in the hospital with Covid-19. Some state and federal officials, including Vice President Mike Pence continue to downplay the outbreak, calling it “overblown.”
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- Global cases: More than 8.19 million
- Global deaths: At least 444,111
- U.S. cases: More than 2.13 million
- U.S. deaths: At least 116,963
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Denmark to cull mink following outbreak at farm
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7:20 a.m. ET — An outbreak of the coronavirus at a farm in Denmark …continued .
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