More than a dozen states quickly embraced new federal guidelines that say fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or out in most cases. But other states and cities and some major businesses hesitated amid doubts about whether the approach is safe or even workable.
Reports of unaccompanied migrant children being forced to stay overnight in parked buses at the Dallas convention center are “completely unacceptable” if true, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said Friday.
ew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced plans to tap into the city’s stockpile to send Covid-19 test kits, swabs, ventilators, pulse oximeters and other vital medical supplies to India to save lives and beat back the pandemic.
A year before her election to Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene searched for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her Capitol office, taunting the New York Democrat to “get rid of your diaper” and “talk to the American citizens,” as shown in video unearthed Friday by CNN.
An interagency team of officials has briefed US lawmakers on America’s Covid-19 assistance to India who then urged the Biden administration to make the military available to bring additional urgent medical supply donations to the country. “As US seeks to help India fight…I appreciate administration’s willingness to brief India Caucus on its efforts,” Congressman Chabot …
China on Friday accused the United States of “coercive diplomacy” following comments by Secretary of State Antony Blinken to his Australian counterpart that the US “will not leave Australia alone on the field — or maybe I should say alone on the pitch’ — in the face of economic coercion by China.”
The campaign to immunize America’s 17 million adolescents aged 12-to-15 kicked off in full force on Thursday, a key part of President Joe Biden’s strategy to push the country toward herd immunity.
In the biggest indication that the United States is fast returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks. The recommendation holds true for both indoors and outdoors, the CDC said.
The Biden administration’s requirements that people wear masks on US airplanes, public transport, airports and ride-hailing vehicles are not expected to be lifted anytime soon, despite an easing in the rules for mask-wearing elsewhere.
Extended gap between 2 doses of Covishield reasonable approach, India must get as many people vaccinated: Fauci
Covid-19 deaths in the United States have tumbled to an average of around 600 per day – the lowest level in 10 months – with the number of lives lost dropping to single digits in well over half the states and, on some days, hitting zero.
States are rolling out Pfizer’s Covid-19 shots to pediatricians and even some school vaccine clinics as they prepare to vaccinate millions of kids as young as 12.
As a lengthy, bitter fight over mask requirements for students neared its conclusion, the chairperson of a Florida school board announced that she would agree to lift a mandate that had been in place since September even though she preferred leaving it in place until the end of the academic year. Parents hurled insults in …
Two senior Trump administration officials plan to defend their actions during the January 6 riot at the US Capitol when they appear before Congress, with former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller standing behind every decision he made that day.
The WHO should have declared the new coronavirus outbreak in China an international emergency earlier than January 30, 2020, but the next month was “lost” as countries failed to take strong measures to halt spread of the respiratory pathogen, it said.