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WHO Warns of Exponential Rise in COVID-19 Cases

HeadlineApr 13, 2021

The World Health Organization warns global COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise exponentially, with 4.4 million positive tests last week — the seventh straight week of increases.

Among the hardest-hit nations are India, which reported more than 160,000 new infections Tuesday, and Brazil, where COVID-19 deaths have topped 355,000, second only to the United States.

In Russia, government statistics show over 360,000 “excess deaths” in 2020. The finding strongly suggests Russia sought to cover up the true toll of the pandemic, as it reported just 57,000 deaths from COVID-19 last year.

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