During Italy's first wave of coronavirus infections, the nation had a very high number of deaths. The country is now admired for its success at fighting the virus.
A new model has predicted high levels of daily deaths in late December and in January in the US. Researchers also say that a nationwide mask mandate could save 130,000 lives.
Italy has posted its highest number of daily infections as its citizens rebel against restrictions. Now, a second wave of lockdowns is being implemented across Europe, with Germany being the latest to announce measures.
While wealthy urban children can continue their schooling online during the coronavirus pandemic, lack of means and infrastructure have left the rural poor without access to education.
As COVID-19 cases surge, so do hospitalization rates. The plans established at the beginning of the pandemic are being put to the test, as is Berlin's healthcare system.
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