“Infection” in the news

Example collocations

bacterial infection
fungal infection
risk of infection
tract infection
viral infection

Publications and example sentences

Malay Mail
· Singapore cuts growth forecast again amid Covid-19 fallout, expects economy to shrink 4-7pc in 2020  
There is a risk that subsequent waves of infections in major economies such as the United States and European countries may further disrupt economic activity.
· Hair salon in North Carolina refuses service to Tyson employees  
There was also a chance that infection rates could rise again more quickly if measures to halt the first wave were lifted too soon.
The Age
· NRL home grounds to be given green light from round 10  
If infection rates are as low as they are now, that’s the best we may do.
Malay Mail
· UK to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown, says PM Johnson  
Johnson is keen to restart an economy which has been all but shut down since Britain entered a lockdown to try to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, but also fears a second peak of infection if measures are eased too quickly.
The Japan Times
· End of Japan’s coronavirus emergency raises hope, but also concern  
But some voiced concern that the end of the state of emergency seven weeks after it was initially declared in early April could trigger another wave of infections, calling for measures to prevent the spread of the virus to remain in place.
Malay Mail
· Australia to outline economic recovery plans as Covid-19 lockdowns ease  
Australia has reported just over 7,100 Covid-19 infections, including 102 deaths.
Malay Mail
· WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients due to safety concerns  
The US President has said he was taking the drug to help prevent infection.
The Guardian
· Boris Johnson's senior adviser refuses to apologise for lockdown breach – as it happened  
The country has reported just over 7,100 infections and 102 deaths, well below figures reported by other developed countries, and with fewer than 20 new cases most days, states are pressing ahead with a three-stage plan to remove most social restrictions imposed by July.
Malay Mail
· France again No. 4 in Covid-19 deaths as Spain revises tally  
At some point it does not find enough people who are susceptible to infection,” epidemiologist Laurent Toubiana, director of the Irsan health data institute, said in an interview.