Eli Lilly said on May 27 the company received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice related to the New Jersey plant that makes the Covid-19 treatment, bamlanivimab.
New cases of Covid-19 in the United States fell 16 percent in the week ended April 25 to about 409,000, the largest percentage drop in weekly new cases since February, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
New cases of Covid-19 in the United States fell 0.4 percent during the week ended April 18 after rising for four weeks in a row, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
New cases of Covid-19 in the United States rose 9 percent to more than 431,000 for the week ended March 28, the first time since January that cases increased for two weeks in a row, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
The U.S. government hit the accelerator on shipments of Covid-19 vaccines after a month of largely stagnant weekly deliveries, giving states the doses they say they need to finish vaccinating priority groups and open shots to all adults in the coming weeks.
The United States reported a 3 percent decline in new cases of Covid-19 for the week ended Feb. 28, a much smaller drop than in the previous six weeks, and health officials warned that progress against the global pandemic was stalling.
Walmart Inc. is preparing to offer Covid-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, expanding beyond the two states where the company’s pharmacists are offering inoculations.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll topped 400,000 on Jan. 19, according to a Reuters tally, as the country hardest hit by the pandemic struggled to meet the demand for vaccines to stem the spread of infection.
The number of coronavirus deaths in the United States crossed 300,000 on Dec. 14, according to a Reuters tally, as the hardest hit nation rolled out its first vaccine inoculations on the same day.
California compelled much of the state to close shop and stay at home on Dec. 7, when some of the harshest coronavirus restrictions in the United States came into effect one day after the state set a record with more than 30,000 new Covid-19 cases.