Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the Covid-19 pandemic.

The H3N2 flu originated in Hong Kong in July 1968, appeared in the United States during that September, and is still circulating as a type of Influenza A. Globally, about one million people died until the outbreak faded during the winter of 1969-70.