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Rochelle Walensky, who has been nominated to serve as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks after US President-elect Joe Biden announced his team tasked with dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware on December 8, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden‘s top
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Several Democratic governors are criticizing the Trump administration for apparently misleading public health officials about holding a stockpile of Covid-19 vaccines in reserve. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday that the government would begin releasing doses of vaccine that were being held in “physical reserve” to ensure enough supply for second
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President-elect Joe Biden plans to use FEMA and the National Guard to build coronavirus vaccine clinics across the United States, according to new details of his Covid-19 vaccination plan released by his transition team on Friday. The Biden administration will also “quickly jumpstart” efforts to make the vaccines available at local pharmacies across the U.S.,
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Employees store coffins, some marked with “infection risk” as others have “corona” scrawled in chalk, in the mourning hall of the crematorium in Meissen, eastern Germany, on January 13, 2021, amid the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. cremation. Jens Schlueter | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Friday that coronavirus vaccines aren’t “silver
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The U.S. has shipped over half a million doses of antibody treatments that have the potential to keep high-risk Covid patients out of hospitals if given early enough in their infection. This would help already overburdened hospitals avoid additional strain, but the drugs are still being underutilized despite their promising results, Trump administration health officials
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Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany star as Wanda Maximoff and Vision in Marvel’s “WandaVision.” Disney “WandaVision,” Marvel’s first scripted series for Disney+, arrives on Friday, kicking off a stacked slate of interconnected superhero content. This new show centers around Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany), characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who fell
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Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, U.S. December 20, 2020. Paul Sancya | Reuters The Biden administration’s plan to release nearly every available dose of Pfizer and Moderna’s coronavirus vaccines to states shouldn’t cause any supply issues down the road, a
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Shoppers make their way through Grand Coastal Mall on Black Friday, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic continues, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S., November 27, 2020. Micah Green | Reuters Procrastinating shoppers found they couldn’t avoid the mall during the holidays. A data analysis released this week by Placer.ai shows how shopper visits to
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Shoppers with their Urban Outfitters shopping bags in Soho in New York Richard Levine | Corbis | Getty Images Urban Outfitters shares tumbled Tuesday after the apparel retailer reported disappointing holiday sales and announced its current chief executive is set to depart at the end of the month. Its stock dropped about 11% in after-hours
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Renderings from GM of the “Cadillac halo portfolio” that includes concepts of an autonomous shuttle (right) and an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, also known as a flying vehicle. Screenshot via GM Shares of General Motors hit a record high in intraday trading Tuesday after the automaker unveiled a new electric van and
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Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland. Denis Balibouse | Reuters New, more contagious mutated variants of the coronavirus are “highly problematic” and could cause more cases and hospitalizations if the virus’ spread isn’t immediately suppressed, the
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks as he announces his Justice Department nominees at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., January 7, 2020. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters President-elect Joe Biden plans to release more doses of the Covid vaccines once he takes office, breaking from the Trump administration’s policy of holding reserve doses to ensure
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General manager of Covid Recovery, Becky Board, prepares to administer the first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in London to patient George Dyer, 90, at Croydon University Hospital, at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK’s history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. Dan Charity | Getty Images The coronavirus is
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