The world reached two somber milestones this Thursday. There have now been more than 1 million reported cases of covid-19, the pandemic disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Earlier in the day, the reported death toll climbed past 50,000. Both numbers undersell the damage that covid-19 has wrought globally in the span of only a few months. Continue reading Coronavirus Cases Hit 1 Million Worldwide as Deaths Top 50,000
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Chef and Travel Host Anthony Bourdain Has Died at 61
Celebrity chef and TV star Anthony Bourdain, the Emmy-winning host of CNN‘s “Parts Unknown,” has died from suicide, the network said Friday. He was 61. Continue reading Chef and Travel Host Anthony Bourdain Has Died at 61
Smog Causes More Than 3 Million Premature Deaths a Year Worldwide
Air pollution is rarely a major concern for most people in Western Europe. You seldom notice it except when sitting in heavy traffic or when it obscures the far horizon at a scenic spot.
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