The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on July 9 updated its guidance to help reopen schools in the fall, including recommending masking indoors for everyone who is not fully vaccinated and three feet of distance within classrooms.

Fully vaccinated visitors to Walt Disney Co.’s U.S. theme parks will not be required to wear face masks in most areas starting on June 15, the company said, as the country’s Covid-19 cases continue to decline.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on May 13 advised that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors and can avoid wearing them indoors in most places, updated guidance the agency said will allow life to begin to return to normal.

The Biden administration will deliver more than 25 million masks to community health centers, food pantries and soup kitchens from March through May as part of the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said in a statement.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order requiring masks in interstate transportation and at transit hubs, including airplanes, mass transit, taxis and trains, starting on Feb. 1

Reuters found new evidence that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) response to the pandemic was marred by actions – or inaction – by the agency’s career scientists and frontline staff.

Hours after being sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden signed 10 executive orders aimed at combating the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

U.S. leaders urgently called on Americans to wear masks and threatened even more drastic stay-at-home orders after deaths from the coronavirus set a single-day record, with two people dying every minute.

The World Health Organization tightened guidelines on wearing face masks, recommending that, where Covid-19 is spreading, they be worn by everyone in health care facilities and for all interactions in poorly ventilated indoor spaces.

With Egypt facing a second coronavirus wave, an inventor is trialing a remote-control robot which can test for Covid-19, take the temperature of patients and warn them if they do not wear masks at a private hospital north of Cairo.