As concerns over the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the southern border grows, the National Sheriffs Association is calling on the Biden administration to secure the border and protect Americans.
WHO Report on COVID-19 Origins Likely Pushed Back a WeekA highly anticipated report from the World Health Organization (WHO) on the origins of COVID-19 based on its findings in Wuhan, China, is “likely” to be delayed until next week, a spokesman for the health agency said Tuesday.
Moderna to Proceed with COVID-19 Vaccine Testing on Canadian ChildrenModerna says upcoming clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine will include Canadian children.
The company announced details of its Phase 2/3 study of COVID-19 earlier this week. It’s expected to involve 6,750 healthy pediatric participants aged six months to 12 years.
US to Ramp up Screening in Schools as Part of $12 Billion Testing EffortThe U.S. government is investing $12.25 billion on ramping up COVID-19 testing in the country to help schools reopen safely and promote testing equity among high-risk and underserved populations.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will provide $10 billion to states to support COVID-19 screening and testing for teachers, staff, and students to assist schools to resume in-person instruction.
Disneyland Theme Parks in California to Reopen April 30Disney's two theme parks in California will reopen on April 30 to a limited number of guests, the company said on Wednesday, over a year after they closed because of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus pandemic, which causes the disease COVID-19.
DeSantis Rejects Sen. Scott's Calls for Florida to Give Back Relief MoneyFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday rejected calls from a fellow Republican, Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), to return money in excess of COVID-19-related costs that is being handed out to state and local governments under the $1.9 trillion relief package, funds that Scott has denounced as "bonus cash to plug budget holes."
Reynolds to Open Vaccines to All Iowans Starting April 5Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday that all Iowa residents will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations on April 5 as long as supply projections are met.
WHO Scientist: ‘No Documented Death’ Linked to VaccineA World Health Organization (WHO) researcher says there is no evidence linking deaths to any CCP virus vaccine, after numerous European Union countries and other nations suspended usage of AstraZeneca’s vaccine amid reports of blood clots.
St. Patrick's Day to Be Largely Virtual in NYC for 2nd YearA largely virtual St. Patrick's Day was held in New York City on Wednesday morning, one year after the annual parade celebrating Irish heritage was canceled because of the pandemic.
3 Bangladeshi Patients Die in Hospital FireThree patients hospitalized after contracting the CCP virus died in a fire in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, on Wednesday, officials said.
Trump Recommends Americans Get a VaccineFormer President Donald Trump on Tuesday advised Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a disease that is caused by the CCP virus, commonly referred to as the novel coronavirus.
EU Chief Says AstraZeneca Shortfalls Slow Vaccine CampaignThe European Union's chief executive criticized Anglo-Swedish vaccine-maker AstraZeneca on Wednesday, accusing the embattled pharmaceutical company of delaying Europe's CCP virus vaccination campaign and warning that the EU is weighing export bans to ensure supplies.
“AstraZeneca has unfortunately under-produced and under-delivered, and this painfully, of course, reduced the speed of the vaccination campaign,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told reporters.
Rand Paul Suggests People Who Had Virus Don't Need VaccineSen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Tuesday suggested people like himself who have had the CCP virus and recovered do not need to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Brazil's Death Toll Reaches Highest Daily Record to DateBrazil reported 2,841 COVID-19-related fatalities on Tuesday, its highest daily death toll since the pandemic began, according to the health ministry.
The country’s total death toll now stands at 282,127. Additionally, 83,926 new COVID-19 cases were reported Tuesday, bringing the total caseload to 11,603,535.