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COVAX Announces new agreement, plans for first deliveries
COVAX announced the signing of an advance purchase agreement for up to 40 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; rollout to commence with […]
Statement on the sixth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
The sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) […]
Emergency Committee on COVID-19 advises on variants, vaccines
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), according to the WHO Emergency Committee […]
Strengthening vital partnership between WHO and France
On 7 December 2020 high level representatives from the French government and WHO gathered virtually for their annual strategic dialogue to take stock […]
UNICEF, WHO, IFRC and MSF announce the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile
The four leading international health and humanitarian organizations announced today the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile to ensure […]
Britain's Boris Johnson presses Biden for new trade deal
WASHINGTON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made clear to President Joe Biden on Saturday that he's eager to forge a new U.S.-U.K. trade deal. The push for a new deal came in a broad-ranging call between the two leaders that touched on the global response to the coronavirus ...
Colorado agency gets virus relief aid, reverses furloughs
DENVER (AP) - The Regional Transportation District in Colorado has halted layoffs for about 250 employees after it received more than $200 million from a $900 billion federal coronavirus relief aid package, officials said. The agency also reversed furloughs and salary cuts that were planned for its highest-paid management ...
Boris Johnson: U.K. variant of coronavirus likely more deadly
The fast-spreading “U.K. variant” of the coronavirus might also be more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, an alarming development that will burden the British health system and reverberate around the world. British scientists believe the variant is 30% to 70% more transmissible than the original version. “In additional ...
Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus tests
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable, authorities announced Friday. The development, which comes amid a surge of infections in the UAE, ...
New York Times
University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant
Athletes, coaches and team staff members have also been told to quarantine in an effort to prevent further spread of the variant.
A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City
A year ago, Wuhan offered a warning about the coronavirus. Now, it heralds a world where relief at the recovery conceals the emotional aftershocks.
U.K. Hospitals Struggle to Cope With a New Coronavirus Variant
Hospitals are straining to cope with a new coronavirus variant, despite warnings last year that more preparations were needed for an expected surge of cases in the winter.
UK Warns New Coronavirus Variant May Be Deadlier
The evidence on the fatality rate is worrisome but not yet solid, scientists said. It contrasts with news that Britain is vaccinating its people at a promising pace.
Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes
A monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.
Transcript: Dr. Deborah Birx on "Face the Nation"
The following is a transcript of an interview with former White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx that aired Sunday, January […]
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns new COVID variant is more deadly
CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports from London on the global impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Fashion victims: Italian artisans work to preserve their struggling industry
Italy's fashion industry has long depended on the work of artisans drawing on generations of tradition and expertise. With the coronavirus affecting […]
Fashion victims: Italian artisans try to preserve their struggling industry
With the coronavirus affecting markets around the world, Italy's fashion industry, which has long drawn on the talent and traditions of artisans, is […]
China works to contain new COVID-19 surge
China is battling its worst outbreak of coronavirus infections it has seen in months. This as it marks the one-year anniversary since COVID-19 forced […]
Center for Disease Control
Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Air Passengers Arriving in the United States
Information and frequently asked questions about requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States
This page includes information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers and travel-related industries.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Cases in the U.S.
CDC COVID Data Tracker - Cases and Deaths by State
Federal staffing resources for health departments.
Larry King, award-winning broadcaster, has died at age 87
The former CNN talk-show host contracted the coronavirus in late December and was hospitalized in early January.
Biden says nothing can change the trajectory of the Covid pandemic over the next several months
President Joe Biden has painted a bleak picture of the nation's coronavirus outbreak, warning that it will take months to turn around the pandemic's […]
Biden signs executive orders to boost food benefits, workers' rights as part of Covid relief push
Biden has already signed executive orders to offer coronavirus relief as he tries to pass a $1.9 trillion aid package in Congress.
‘Many people are suffering': Business leaders must prioritize workers' mental health in Covid lockdown, CEO says
Workers have reported worsening mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Adecco-commissioned survey of 8,000 office-based staff.
Euro zone business activity shrinks again as new Covid strains lead to more lockdowns
The euro zone saw another drop in business activity in January, on the back of stricter coronavirus-related lockdowns.
The News Roundup For December 18, 2020
President-elect Biden nominated Rep. Deb Haaland to be the Secretary of the Interior. The vaccine rollout has begun. And Congress keeps working on a second coronavirus relief deal. Plus, Russia's hackers return. But the Kremlin denies it had anything to do with a huge cyberattack targeting the United States. Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron is the latest world leader to test positive for COVID-19. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
An Epidemiologist And A Psychologist Talk About The Holidays
Are you canceling your Thanksgiving plans? If you are, you're not alone. After a massive surge in coronavirus cases, getting together is becoming even more risky. We talked about what to do during an upcoming holiday season like no other.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
The News Roundup For November 13, 2020
The U.S. breaks its single-day coronavirus infection record. President-elect Joe Biden's national lead in the election widens. The European Union agrees to buy a coronavirus vaccine. Iran's supply of uranium is far above the agreed limit.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
The News Roundup For October 30, 2020
The United States passed nine million coronavirus cases. Tens of millions of Americans vote early during the home stretch before Election Day. France deals with a new wave of COVID-19 lockdowns and Chile votes to write a new constitution.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
The News Roundup For October 9, 2020
The president is home from the hospital after a positive diagnosis for coronavirus. German leaders are preparing for the possibility of a new COVID-19 outbreak. And conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate.Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.