World update: May 18 2020

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Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for May 18:

  • 4,888,124 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (+88,858 since yesterday)

  • 2,662,898 active cases

  • 319,965 reported fatalities (+3445 since yesterday)

The World Health Organization began its annual World Health Assembly on Monday (virtually, of course) with a very public display of the worsening US-Ch…

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