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

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Why firefighters are fighting Covid vaccine mandates

Officials pushed to have firefighters, who are often emergency medical providers, be among the first to receive the vaccines.
Image: A firefighter receives a Covid vaccine at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers in Salt Lake City on Jan. 5, 2021.
Image: A firefighter receives a Covid vaccine at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers in Salt Lake City on Jan. 5, 2021.
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What could be motivating the wild Covid recklessness in states like Florida

Do Republicans think they can reap political benefits from the continued spread of the virus?
Image: Ron DeSantis
Image: Ron DeSantis

Gospel singer Kelly Price 'safe' after she was reported missing

She went to a "quiet place" to recover after being released from the hospital where she was treated for Covid 19.
Image: SInger Kelly Price, BET's \"American Soul\" Los Angeles Premiere
Image: SInger Kelly Price, BET's \"American Soul\" Los Angeles Premiere

More Americans eligible for Pfizer’s booster shot

The pool of Americans eligible for a booster shot expanded overnight after CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky endorsed the recommendation for a third dose. Health care workers and others at high risk of catching Covid because of their jobs are also eligible. 
More Americans eligible for Pfizer’s booster shot
More Americans eligible for Pfizer’s booster shot

Bolsonaro's son and two Brazil cabinet members test positive for Covid-19

That brings to four the number of close aides diagnosed since the far-right leader’s trip to the United Nations.
U.S. Endorses President Bolsonaro's Son As Brazilian Ambassador
U.S. Endorses President Bolsonaro's Son As Brazilian Ambassador

See vaccination rates in the world's wealthiest countries versus the poorest

Only 1 percent of 662.5M people living in 26 low-income countries are fully vaccinated, while close to 60 percent in high-income countries have received the shots.
Image: J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out In Afghanistan
Image: J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out In Afghanistan

Two 'The View' hosts learn they are Covid positive on-air, moments before Harris interview

Watch as two co-hosts of "The View" find out they are positive for Covid-19 live on-air, just moments before Vice President Kamala Harris was set to appear in-person on the show. The hosts, Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro, had no contact with the vice president and Harris's interview was changed to a remote appearance.
Two 'The View' hosts learn they are Covid positive on-air, moments before Harris interview
Two 'The View' hosts learn they are Covid positive on-air, moments before Harris interview

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

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