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How did WHO estimate the number of suspected worldwide COVID-19 cases?

A couple of days ago World Health Organization said that around 780 million people worldwide (or one in ten people worldwide) are suspected to have had COVID-19. (One in 10 worldwide may have had ...
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What are some medical conditions and disabilities that might prevent someone from wearing a face covering during the COVID-19 outbreak?

In Oregon, my local news station said that many local businesses, such as airports, are requiring that everyone wear masks or face coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19. They said that those who ...
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Why Dengue is considered an Epidemic and not a Pandemic? [closed]

According to Pandemic (and many other sources with similar definitions) a Pandemic is an epidemic of disease that has spread across a large region, for instance multiple continents or worldwide, ...