gregabbott march03 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has lifted restrictions making it mandatory to wear masks and announced that businesses can start operating with 100 percent capacity beginning next week. An executive order that the Republican governor issued on Tuesday, which comes into effect on March 10, rescinds most of the measures he imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

uscoronavirus march03 President Joe Biden announced that his administration is on track to have enough anti-coronavirus vaccine supply for every adult in the United States by the end of May. To achieve this target, Johnson & Johnson will work with Merck to expand the production of the single-shot coronavirus vaccine developed by its vaccine division, Janssen Biotech. Biden said he invoked the Defense Production Act

uscoronavirus march02 For the first time since October 18, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States came down below 50000. With 48,092 new cases reporting on Monday, the total number of infections in the country rose to 28664463, as per COVID Tracking Project's latest update. The 7-day average for COVID-19 cases in California, the worst-affected U.S. state, is down 89 percent since the peak on January 13

uscoronavirus march01 The coronavirus infection rate in the United States reached its lowest level in nearly five months, and the numbers are going down rapidly. With 51,204 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the country rose to 28,605,669 as of John Hopkins University's latest update. This is the lowest daily figure reported since October 8, and less than a quarter of the num

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. It is the first single-shot COVID-19 vaccine and the third COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the U.S. - the other two being Pfizer/BioNTech's BNT162b2 and Moderna's mRNA-1273.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that it will rapidly work toward finalization and issuance of an emergency use authorization of Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) single-shot COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

uscoronavirus feb27 26feb21 President Joe Biden, who vowed before swearing in that his administration will get 100 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in people's arms within 100 days of assuming office, announced Thursday that half the target, or 50 million shots, were administered in just 37 days. "That's weeks ahead of schedule, even with the setbacks we faced during the recent winter storms," the President said at a White Ho

uscoronavirus feb25 The daily death toll from coronavirus infection in the United States returned to the 3000-plus level after a gap of 10 days. With 3230 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. COVID-19 fatalities rose to 505890, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. 73392 new cases of coronavirus infections were reported in the country in the same period, taking the national total to 2

johnsonjohnson feb25 Drug major Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective as per the trial data submitted for Emergency Use Authorization, the US Food and Drug Administration said. The vaccine, known as Ad26.COV2.S, was found to prevent severe disease and death from Covid. The vaccine's EUA will be decided in a vote by FDA's vaccine advisory panel on Friday.

uscoronavirus feb24 COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall across the United States, albeit at a slower pace in recent days. A total of 55,058 COVID patients are currently admitted in U.S. hospitals, according to COVID Tracking Project. This is the lowest figure since November 6. Almost 20 million Americans, or around 6 percent of the total of population, have so far been fully vaccinated, according to the U.S

movietheatres feb23 As New York's hospitalization and COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that several industries in the state can resume operations next month. As part of this, New York City's cinema theaters can re-open on March 15. Under the guidelines issued by the Governor, the cinema halls are allowed to reopen by conforming to the following restrictions: Venues are re

uscoronavirus feb23 Monday, COVID-19 deaths in the United States crossed the tragic mark of half million, a toll that matches the number of Americans killed in three wars. In memory of more than 500,000 Americans who died from the COVID-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff observed a moment of silence at the White House. Biden orde

pfizermoderna feb23 Covid vaccine developers Pfizer and Moderna are planning to boost supply of their respective vaccines to fight against coronavirus. Pfizer plans to increase the weekly shipments of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine to more than 13 million doses, while Moderna is aiming to supply 40 million doses monthly. According to Pfizer, the latest improvements reflect FDA's recent approval of a 6-dose lab

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