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.
Covid-19 patients should take two doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine within a period of 21-28 days, the World Health Organization said as many countries grappled with a more highly infectious coronavirus variant.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 500 million fewer people at U.S. airport checkpoints in 2020, down 61% versus 2019, as air travel slowed sharply during the coronavirus pandemic.
Aviation industry opposition to requiring mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for passengers intensified as impending drug approvals trigger a debate over their role in air travel.
Americans defied pleas from state and local officials to stay home for the Thanksgiving holiday in the face of the surging coronavirus pandemic, triggering fresh warnings from health officials with the release of vaccines still weeks away.
Record hospitalizations and a surging death toll failed to keep Americans from traveling a day before the Thanksgiving holiday, raising fears that the unchecked spread under way is a prelude to further contagion at Christmastime.
U.S. health officials and politicians pleaded with Americans to stay at home over the Thanksgiving holiday and abide by constraints placed on social and economic life as record coronavirus caseloads pushed hospitals to their limits.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration screened 1.047 million passengers on Nov. 22, the highest number since mid-March 2020.
The United States recorded the country’s 12th million Covid-19 case, even as millions of Americans were expected to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, ignoring warnings from health officials about furthering the spread of the infectious disease.