Influenza A virus subtype H1N1

Latest on the coronavirus: Global cases pass 2.1 million

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed 2.15 million on April 17 as the pandemic swept across the globe.

Johns Hopkins University's website showed over 145,000 people have died from the virus.

The total number of people recovered from COVID-19 reached passed 548,000 according to the data.

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China didn't warn public of likely pandemic for 6 key days

In the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter of the disease hosted a mass banquet for tens of thousands of people; millions began traveling through for Lunar New Year celebrations.

Coronavirus Casualties Worldwide Exceeded 126,000

The deaths of 126 539 people have already been linked to complications following infection with COVID-19, the BBC reported.

The highest death rate is in the United States - 25,992 death cases, followed by Italy (21,067), Spain (18,550), France (15,729) and the United Kingdom (12,107).

China, where the pandemic began, officially reported 3 345 coronavirus-related deaths.

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