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First coronavirus outbreak reported in Antarctica

December 27, 2020

The coronavirus has finally reached Antarctica, the last continent previously free from COVID-19. Chile’s armed forces have reported an outbreak among staff at a remote research station near the tip of a peninsula in northernmost Antarctica, including 26 army personnel […]

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Bangladesh’s outbreak of deadly Nipah virus

March 2, 2012

DHAKA – An outbreak of the Nipah virus in northern Bangladesh has killed 30 people since the start of 2011, prompting national health warnings against the fatal pathogen spread by fruit bats. Everyone who got infected, died. “Only by stopping […]

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