More than 110M COVID vaccines sent to 60 countries, US says
The U.S. has donated and shipped more than 110 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 60 countries, ranging from Afghanistan to Zambia, the White House announced Tuesday.
Why masks are again advised for everyone indoorsNEW YORK -- Wait, we're supposed to wear masks again? Even if we are vaccinated? For a large part of the U.S., that's the latest advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC this week revisited and revised its guidance for wearing masks indoors to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Pushback challenges vaccination requirements at US collegesThe quickly approaching fall semester has America's colleges under pressure to decide how far they should go to guard their campuses against COVID-19 while navigating legal and political questions and rising infection rates.
China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID outbreak spreadsChinese authorities have announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan as an unusually wide series of COVID-19 outbreaks reached the city where the disease was first detected in late 2019
Garden to open for El Paso Walmart shooting 2nd anniversaryOfficials in the border city of El Paso are unveiling a garden meant to bring healing two years after a gunman targeting Latinos opened fire at a Walmart, killing 23 people in an attack that stunned the U.S. and Mexico
Simone Biles returns to Olympic competition, wins bronze on beamGymnast Simone Biles earned her seventh Olympic medal and second in Tokyo with a third-place finish in the balance beam final on Tuesday, a week after she took herself out of several competitions to deal with a mental block that prevented her from twisting while performing.
NATO, EU join criticism of Iran over merchant ship attackNATO and the European Union are joining a growing chorus of international condemnation of Iran's alleged attack on a merchant ship in the Arabian Sea
CDC team: 'War has changed' as delta variant dangers emergeNew evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus, internal documents show.
Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workersAs coronavirus cases skyrocket and deaths climb in Indonesia, health care workers are being depleted as the virus spares nobody
Rights group: Lebanese officials failed to protect residentsAn international human rights group says Lebanese officials knew of the risks posed by the highly explosive material stored at Beirut's port and did nothing to protect the public against it
53 winners of pot shop license lottery announcedFollowing a year of acrimony and delays, state officials have announced that 53 firms entered in the state's first pot shop lottery had earned the rights to 55 lucrative licenses.
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