SARS-CoV-2 surpasses one million infections worldwide
| SARS-CoV-2 surpasses one million infections worldwide
On Thursday, the total number of cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections surpassed one million worldwide, Johns Hopkins University data indicated. At least 52 thousand deaths were linked to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.
Arizona, Florida, Illinois hold 2020 US presidential primaries; Ohio postpones
| Arizona, Florida, Illinois hold 2020 US presidential primaries; Ohio postpones
The US Democratic Party held primary elections in the states of Arizona, Florida, and Illinois, which reportedly former US Vice President Joe Biden won. Ohio, also scheduled to hold a primary election, delayed its voting in the face of the national COVID-19 emergency. The same day, incumbent US President Donald Trump became the Republican Party's presumptive nominee after winning the party's primaries in Florida and Illinois.
US President Trump declares COVID-19 national emergency
| US President Trump declares COVID-19 national emergency
United States President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The move came two days after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak, which causes the COVID-19 disease, to be a pandemic.
200 in New Delhi, India drink cow urine to fight off COVID-19
| 200 in New Delhi, India drink cow urine to fight off COVID-19
A few hundred people attended a gaumutra party (cow urine party) to fight off COVID-19, organised by All India Hindu Union president Swami Chakrapani where the attendees consumed cow urine to prevent themselves from being infected by the coronavirus.
Florida frog skull survey shows spikes, say scientists
| Florida frog skull survey shows spikes, say scientists
In a new study released by the Florida Museum of Natural History on Monday, scientists report spiky skulls evolved at least 25 separate times in different kinds of frogs. The survey was reportedly to be published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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