The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has now exceeded 700,000, with the United States, Brazil and Mexico leading the world, according to Johns Hopkins University. On Wall Street, Moderna reported a five-fold increase in sales in the second quarter related to the work on a potential coronavirus vaccine. The company has started discussions with several countries to deliver its potential vaccine.
Here are the big developments on Wednesday:
The following data was compiled by Johns Hopkins University:
Global Cases: Over 18.57 million deaths worldwide: At least 701,455 US. Cases: More than 4.77 million US deaths: At least 156,840