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Latest news on the coronavirus, which has killed millions during a global pandemic.

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Workers fired for refusing vaccine speak out

Thousands of people have lost their jobs because they refused to get the Covid vaccine. Now, some are speaking out about the fallout.
Workers fired for refusing vaccine speak out
Workers fired for refusing vaccine speak out

New booster rollout for all three vaccines

Millions of Americans are getting Covid vaccine boosters, outpacing the number of first dose recipients. Mixing and matching has also been approved, NBC News experts weigh in on the benefits.
New booster rollout for all three vaccines
New booster rollout for all three vaccines

New variant? No masks? The U.K. is a Covid outlier again — here's what's driving the surge

The British government has been urged to "act now" in the midst of a rise in cases or "regret it later."
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BRITAIN-HEALTH-VIRUS

Pfizer says Covid vaccine nearly 91 percent effective in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer announced that its vaccine is nearly 91 percent effective in preventing symptomatic Covid for children ages 5 to 11. The FDA will meet next week to consider giving its approval for emergency use.
Pfizer says Covid vaccine nearly 91 percent effective in kids ages 5 to 11
Pfizer says Covid vaccine nearly 91 percent effective in kids ages 5 to 11

States are rolling out vaccination plans. Track the number of inoculations across the country.

NBC News is tracking administered doses in each state by surveying health departments and examining daily reports.

Map: Track coronavirus deaths around the world

Get the latest data on the human cost of this virus. Updated daily.
Image: Lombardy
Image: Lombardy

Map: Confirmed coronavirus cases, worldwide

Here's how many coronavirus cases per country have been confirmed. This map is updated daily.
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These states have the most coronavirus cases. See the day-by-day breakdown.

From New York to Washington, see the per-day count of new, confirmed Covid-19 cases in each state. Updated daily.
Image: A coronavirus testing site outside International Community Health Services during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Seattle
Image: A coronavirus testing site outside International Community Health Services during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Seattle

Chart: See the day-by-day size of the coronavirus outbreak

Track the number of new Covid-19 cases per day around the rest of the world. Updated daily.
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NBA season openers overshadowed by Covid controversies

Basketball fans are celebrating the return of the NBA after last season was spent inside the famous bubble, but some teams are battling with players and governors over Covid-19 vaccine mandates. NBC News’ Morgan Chesky explains how the season could play out amid growing controversies surrounding the virus. 
NBA season openers overshadowed by Covid controversies
NBA season openers overshadowed by Covid controversies

China is pushing a new Covid origin theory: Maine lobsters

The University of Oxford found evidence that pro-China social media accounts are pushing a new thread of propaganda related to the origins of the pandemic.
Image: A large lobster at Three Sons Lobster and Fish in Portland, Maine, on July 21, 2012.
Image: A large lobster at Three Sons Lobster and Fish in Portland, Maine, on July 21, 2012.

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