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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

uscoronavirus nov24 The World Health Organization says an additional 700,000 deaths due to Covid-19 could be expected in Europe by March. That would take the death toll on the continent to 2.2 million. The WHO attributed high transmission rates in Europe to tens of thousands still remaining unvaccinated, easing of measures such as mask wearing and social distancing, and the prevalence of the Delta variant.

dart nov24 NASA has launched a spacecraft to test technology that aims to deflect a dangerous asteroid off its course and avert collision with Earth. The US space agency's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world's first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday at 1:21 a.m. EST on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space L

uscoronavirus nov23 The United States on Monday recorded the highest number of daily Covid cases in nearly three months. With 157580 new cases reporting on Sunday, the total number of Covid infections in the country rose to 47,889,750, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. This is the highest daily toll reported since September 27. The weekly average of Covid cases increased by 29 percent in a fort

vaccines 1117 23nov21 Protection from coronavirus infection and death wanes significantly more than six months after the primary series of vaccination, and a set of studies from different parts of the world show booster doses of Covid vaccine enhanced protection against the pandemic, according to White House Covid Response team experts. Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci cited results from multi

uscoronavirus mar01 23nov21 As the winter approaches, two Covid metrics have started showing a reverse trend in the United States. An uptick is being recorded in the number of Covid cases in recent weeks, that was falling since the beginning of the Autumn. The weekly average of Covid cases increased by 29 percent in a fortnight to 93,689, as per latest data compiled by the New York Times. After months of consistent decl

killdinwisconsin nov22 Five people were killed and more than 40 others were injured after an SUV rammed through a Christmas parade in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha in Wisconsin on Sunday. "These numbers may change as we collect additional information. Many people have self-transported to area hospitals," the city of Waukesha said on Twitter. Some of the injured are in critical condition. Reports quoting witnesses

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