“Infection” in the news

Example collocations

bacterial infection
fungal infection
risk of infection
tract infection
viral infection

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The Independent
· Coronavirus crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’, warns WHO  
Infections rose above 13 million across the world on Monday
Seeking Alpha
· Summit Therapeutics announces publication of ridinilazole data  
Thinly traded micro cap Summit Therapeutics (SMMT +0.5%) is in the green, albeit trailing the broad market and on turnover of only 9.3K shares, on the heels of the publication of data from a Phase 2 clinical trial, CoDIFy, (that ended in October 2015) comparing small molecule antibiotic ridinilazole to vancomycin in patients with Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection (CDI).
Financial Express
· Covid-19: 19 states have recovery rate higher than national average of 63.02 per cent, says govt  
Effective implementation of containment zones and surveillance activities ensured that the rate of infection stays under control, the ministry said.
· World hunger worsening as coronavirus weighs and obesity rises: UN  
Low-income countries rely on starchy staples like cereals and tubers that can cost 60 percent less than healthy diets, but lack necessary proteins and key vitamins and minerals to reduce infections and ward off disease.
The China Post
· Time to make masks mandatory? It’s not just a US debate  
Scientists say the two countries’ governments should have done so ever since they started easing lockdowns — like many other European nations did – instead of exposing their populations to the risk of infections from mass dance parties and summer vacationers who think there’s no longer anything to worry about.
· America holidays: When can I travel to America?  
“My feeling, looking at what’ going on with the infection rate, I think it’s more likely measured in months rather than weeks.”
The Age
· 'Like wildfire': How virus is racing across Sydney and state  
Twenty one cases have been confirmed so far, with the original source of infection still not known.
The Age
· I thought elimination of COVID-19 was not possible in Australia - now I've changed my mind  
Even tougher has been eradication, zero new infections globally, with smallpox the lone human infection on the list.
The Age
· NSW to tighten restrictions as COVID-19 Casula cluster rises to 21  
The state on Monday recorded more locally acquired coronavirus infections than cases in hotel quarantine for a second straight day, in a sign that NSW has entered a precarious new phase of contagion.
The New York Times
· ‘We’re Not an Island’: Rural Outbreaks Challenge Oregon’s Virus Success  
The state has recorded more than 12,000 infections, far fewer than most of its neighbors.