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joebidenvirus jun23 04aug21 President Joe Biden has expressed disappointment over some state authorities passing laws or signing orders that "forbid people from doing the right thing" in the fight against the coronavirus. While delivering remarks on his Administration's progress toward fighting the pandemic, he named two states where the Republican Governors declined to follow the federal government's lead in imposing mask and vaccination mandates.

covidhospitalizations feb02 04aug21 New coronavirus infections in the United States crossed the 100,000 mark for the second consecutive day, and the highest daily death toll in more than two months was reported in the country on Tuesday. The worrisome COVID data coincided with President Joe Biden's stark reminder that the states with the lowest vaccination rates are seeing 10 to 20 times as many new cases per 100,000 people. "It's

indoormask aug03 Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has temporarily reinstated a statewide mask mandate indoors for all people aged five and older. The Governor said he is making mask wearing mandatory as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise across Louisiana, threatening the ability of the state's hospitals to deliver care during this fourth wave.

uscoronavirus aug03 New coronavirus infections in the United States crossed the 100,000 mark after a gap of nearly six months. With a recently unprecedented 127976 cases reporting on Monday, the national total has increased to 35,131,467, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The unusually high Monday toll may be attributed to adding weekend backlog due to reporting delays. However, this is the hig

vaccine aug02 Pfizer and Moderna have raised the prices of their respective Covid vaccines for European Union, the Financial Times reported. Pharmaceutical giants renegotiated their covid vaccine supply contract with the EU citing global inflation, supply chain bottleneck and a high demand for the vaccines. A similar price hike is expected in other markets.

uscoronavirus aug02 The seven-day average of daily coronavirus infections in the United States has quadrupled from the levels recorded a month ago. From an average of nearly 20000 cases reported on July 1, the seven- day average has surged to 79763 on Sunday, according to data analyzed by the New York Times. This is the highest weekly average recorded since February 16, and marks a 149 percent increase in two weeks

uscoronavirus july30 The Delta variant of coronavirus spreading across the United States at an alarming pace is apparently causing more severe illness and as easily contagious as chickenpox, U.S. media reported citing an internal document from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC presentation reportedly says that a Delta variant-positive person will have the potential to infect an average of eig

uscoronavirus july29 The seven-day average of coronavirus infections in the United States has surged six-fold within a month. From an average of 11000-plus cases reported on June 28, the seven day average has increased to 66924 on July 28, according to relevant data analyzed by The New York Times. This is the highest weekly average recorded since April 19. 68771 new coronavirus infections were reported in the count

uscoronavirus july28 As coronavirus infections in the United States continue to surge at an alarming speed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an update reversing its indoor mask policy. The CDC on Tuesday recommended that fully vaccinated people should wear masks indoors in places where there is risk of high transmission or currently high transmission. That currently covers about 63 percent

Drug major GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) and Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (VIR) announced Wednesday that they have signed a Joint Procurement Agreement with the European Commission to supply up to 220,000 doses of COVID-19 treatment sotrovimab. Sotrovimab is an investigational single dose SARS-CoV-2...

uscoronavirus july27 Giving strong indications of a third wave, new coronavirus infections in the United States are surging at an alarming speed. With a whopping 89418 new cases reporting on Monday, the national total has increased to 34,533,187, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The unusually high Monday toll may be attributed to adding weekend backlog due to reporting delays. However, this is t

uscoronavirus july26 The seven day average of daily coronavirus infections in the United States has more than quadrupled from the levels recorded a month ago. From an average of 11000-plus cases reported on June 25, the seven- day average has surged to 51939 on Sunday, according to data analyzed by the New York Times. This is the highest weekly average recorded since April 28. There is also significant rise in the

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