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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

uscoronavirus feb19 COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to trend downward, but the daily numbers of new cases and deaths remain much higher than the first two peaks of the pandemic in the spring and summer of 2020. With 2558 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. COVID-19 fatalities rose to 493098, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. 7-day average deaths fell below 2,000 for the first t

uslifeexpectancy 0218 Life expectancy in the United States declined by one full year in the first half of 2020 to 77.8 years, down from 78.8 years in 2019. The Covid-19 pandemic is partially responsible for the drop, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. CDC'S National Center for Health Statistics released the report on Thursday based on statistics of deaths that occurred in the

uscoronavirus feb18 Contrary to the recent trend, coronavirus deaths and infections in the United States increased on Wednesday, while hospitalization due to the disease declined to the lowest level since November 11. With 2459 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. COVID-19 fatalities rose to 490540. During the same period, 70187 new cases of coronavirus infections were reported across the count

uscoronavirus feb17 Hospitalization due to coronavirus infection, which is one of the most important metrics in understanding the state of the pandemic, has fallen to the lowest level in more than three months in the United States. A total of 64,533 COVID patients are currently admitted in hospitals across the country, according to COVID Tracking Project. Out of this, 13,616 patients are admitted in Intensive Care U

joebiden feb16 The Joe Biden administration has reopened the option for the American public to sign up for government-subsidized health insurance. An executive order that Biden signed gives millions who lost insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic the opportunity to enroll online at HealthCare.gov The special enrollment period runs runs up to May 15. In accordance with the Executive Order, the Centers for Medi

krogerhealth 021621 Kroger Health, the health care division of grocery giant Kroger Co., said Tuesday it plans to offer the first smartphone-enabled, at-home COVID-19 rapid antigen test kit in partnership with med-tech company Gauss. The test kit is currently awaiting emergency use authorization or EUA from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

uscoronavirus feb16 As COVID-19 metrics in the United States continue to decline sharply, the lowest daily death and infection cases in recent months was recorded on Monday. The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 has dropped by half from the peak in January. 53876 new cases of coronavirus infections were reported in the country on Monday, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. This is t

vaccine feb16 The World Health Organization has approved AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use. The UN agency's decision would lead to the global rollout of hundreds of millions of doses of the relatively inexpensive vaccine through COVAX, a global coronavirus vaccine sharing initiative targeting poorer countries. WHO listed two versions of the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca.

uscoronavirus feb15 COVID-19 metrics in the United States are declining sharply. Only 64,194 new cases of coronavirus infections were reported in the country on Sunday, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. This is the lowest daily number in several months. The total U.S. cases rose to 27640291. During the same period, 1,084 pandemic-related deaths were reported across the country, taking the national to

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