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    Children in U.S. May Miss 9 Million Vaccine Doses in 2020, Report Warns

    The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association said vaccinations for measles, polio and other highly contagious diseases had fallen by as much as 26 percent during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Children Vulnerable to Abuse Are Imperiled as Caseworkers Stay Home

    Scores of investigations into allegations of abuse or neglect have been delayed or sharply curtailed during the coronavirus pandemic, records and interviews show.

    One in Three Children Have Unacceptably High Lead Levels, Study Says

    “Children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale,” according to the study, a collaboration of UNICEF and Pure Earth, an advocacy group.
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    93,657,598
    Total confirmed cases
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    Italy
    2,336,279
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on January 15, 2021 1:46 pm
    Spain
    2,211,967
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on January 15, 2021 1:46 pm
    Iran
    1,318,295
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on January 15, 2021 1:46 pm
    Germany
    2,006,450
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on January 15, 2021 1:46 pm

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Virus Siphons $2.5 Billion in N.Y.C. Property Tax Revenue

    The value of office buildings and hotel properties, which have all but emptied out since the pandemic began, is expected to take a nosedive.

    ¿Cómo será el coronavirus en el futuro?

    Los científicos predicen que, cuando la inmunidad en adultos sea extendida, el mortífero virus llegará a ser parecido al resfriado común.

    A Global Tour of a Record-Hot Year

    Data issued Thursday by NASA confirmed that 2020 has effectively tied the hottest year on record. That means the last seven years have been...

    Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process

    A Norwegian group filed a complaint with regulators, saying Amazon had deliberately made it difficult to end memberships to its Prime service. Groups in...

    Your Friday Briefing

    Trump faces a Senate trial.

    Lynn Gray, Who Fought for Youths Left Behind, Dies at 78

    Mr. Gray started or worked on programs designed to give young people a decent education in a troubled school system. He died of complications...