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omicronvirus dec02 03dec21 The U.S. Government has announced that all international travelers flying to the United States will need to test negative one day before their departure, regardless of their vaccination status or nationality. This tighter testing timeline provides an added degree of protection as scientists continue to study the Omicron variant, President Joe Biden said while announcing an action plan to battle C

covidinwinter 1203 President Joe Biden has announced a set of actions to protect Americans against the Delta and new Omicron variants of coronavirus as the country heads into the winter. The plan includes a new nationwide booster campaign; launching hundreds of family clinics to make it easier for the whole family to get vaccinated together; and free at-home tests. Announcing his Administration's plan at National

uscoronavirus dec02 The first person who was infected with the Omicron variant of coronavirus in the United States was fully vaccinated, the White House says. This was disclosed by Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci at a routine news conference Wednesday. In the same briefing, the top infectious disease expert called on Americans who have not yet turned up, to receive vaccination to get protec

usaids dec02 President Joe Biden has released a new National HIV/AIDS Strategy that aims to wipe out the epidemic in the United States by 2030. During the presidential election campaign, Biden had pledged to implement the nation's comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy to aggressively reduce new HIV cases, while increasing access to treatment and eliminating inequitable access to medical and support services. The

omicron 120121 The first confirmed case of Covid-19 caused by the new Omicron variant has been detected in the U.S., the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed on Wednesday. The CDC said the first confirmed omicron case was detected in an individual in California, who returned from South Africa on November 22, 2021.

uscoronavirus dec01 Two more countries have reported confirmed cases of Omicron, the new coronavirus variant. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday that three Omicron variant cases have been detected in travelers who arrived in the West African country from South Africa in the past week, according to local health authorities. Saudi Arabia's state-run SPA reported that the first case of the

omicronvirus dec01 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is expanding surveillance to four of the busiest international airports in the country for the Omicron variant of coronavirus in travelers. This surveillance program with XpresCheck is being expanded to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, John F. Kennedy, Newark Liberty, and San Francisco international airports. "It allows for increased COVID te

uscoronavirus nov30 President Joe Biden warned that the Omicron variant of coronavirus will enter the United States, and is a cause for concern, but told the nation not to get panic over the possibility. Providing an update about the new Covid variant first identified last week in Southern Africa, Biden said, "The very day the World Health Organization identified the new variant, I took immediate steps to restrict t

bidenretail nov30 President Joe Biden hosted a roundtable with a diverse group of leading American retailers to discuss their outlook for the holiday shopping season, and the steps companies have taken to meet consumer demands. Biden explained his Administration's work to strengthen the supply chains, lower everyday costs for families and ensure that shelves are well-stocked this holiday season. The President sha

uscovid april06 29nov21 As the new omicron Covid-19 variant starts its onslaught across the globe, more than 48 million people have been infected in the U.S., with deaths crossing 777,000. Globally, the coronavirus has infected nearly 262 million people and has taken the lives of over 5.2 million people, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

uscoronavirus nov26 Amid a surge in Covid infections in the United States, deaths due to the pandemic fell by 10 percent in the last two weeks. The weekly average was 1,066, as per latest data provided by the New York Times. The seven-day average of cases increased by 20 percent in a fortnight, to 92,221. With 34544 new cases reporting on Wednesday, the total number of Covid infections in the United States rose to 4

covidsouthafrica nov26 The discovery of a new Covid-19 variant in South Africa, which appears to be spreading fast, prompted other countries to take precautionary measures. The latest scare in the pandemic was disclosed by South Africa's health minister Joe Phaahla at a news conference Thursday. "Initially it looked like some cluster outbreaks, but from yesterday, the indication came from our scientists from the Netwo

uscoronavirus nov25 With 111272 new cases reporting on Wednesday, the total number of Covid infections in the United States rose to 48,092,485, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. An additional 1633 Covid deaths on the same day took the total number of people who died due to the pandemic to 775,397. Michigan reported the most number of cases - 20,017 - and most Covid deaths - 313. The weekly av

cihnesecompanies nov25 The United States has added 27 foreign entities and individuals, including a dozen Chinese companies, to its restricted trade list for engaging in activities that are contrary to the U.S. national security or foreign policy interests. Eight China-based technology fifrms are being added to the list as part of the Department of Commerce's efforts to prevent China from using U.S. emerging technologi

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