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beijingwinterolympics dec07 The United States said it will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the 2022 Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Games in Beijing in protest against the Chinese government's ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, as well as other human rights abuses. Announcing the decision at a news conference Monday, Jen Psaki said, "As the President (Biden) has told President

uscoronavirus dec06 A least 15 states in the United States have so far reported the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The number is likely to rise further in the coming weeks, but the Delta variant remains the major threat, according to the country's top health officials.

bobdole dec06 The U.S. political community, led by President Joe Biden, paid tributes to late war time hero and longtime Senator Bob Dole. "Senator Robert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep. At his death, at age 98, he had served the United States of America faithfully for 79 years", his family said in a statement Sunday. Bob had been diagnosed with lung cancer in February. He is survived by wif

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.

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