Crowds of delivery drivers responding to a rush of online orders violated safe distancing measures as they flooded unprepared restaurants.
The promotion, called “Joints for Jabs,” is one of many across the United States whose aim is to get more Americans vaccinated.
The company said it would “buy America’s next round” once 70 percent of U.S. adults had received at least one dose of a vaccine.
The team will be confined to one floor of a hotel as it prepares for the Tokyo Games, which are scheduled to begin July 23 despite a coronavirus outbreak and growing public opposition.
The W.H.O. said it will label variants with Greek letters instead of numbers. Scientists hope the change will end the practice of referring to the mutations by the places they were detected.
Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin had signed an executive order while Gov. Brad Little, her political rival, was away at a conference.
Abbigail Bugenske won the first $1 million prize through Ohio’s new vaccine lottery. A 14-year-old boy also won a full-ride scholarship to college.
The coronavirus is spreading faster per capita in Manitoba than in any other state or province in Canada, the United States or Mexico, and its hospitals are overflowing.
The studies follow recent federal guidance that all schools teaching students from kindergarten through grade 12 should continue to implement mask-wearing policies through the end of the current school year.
The government has so far paid Emergent BioSolutions $271 million, even though American regulators have yet to clear a single dose of vaccine produced at its manufacturing plant in Baltimore.
“No masks, no social distancing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said of the policy that will go into effect on Wednesday.
The self-governing island, which has had striking success with the virus, ramped up restrictions in Taipei after reporting 180 locally transmitted infections.
British officials are considering targeted vaccinations and renewed restrictions after the number of cases of the variant tripled in just over a week.
The new policy seemed to catch many retailers and their workers by surprise, and a major union for food workers asked whether they were supposed to serve as “vaccination police.”
The world’s first mass coronavirus inoculation campaign for children kicked off in earnest in the United States on Thursday after the federal government cleared the way for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be available to those in that age group.
At a House subcommittee hearing, witnesses emphasize the need for much more genome sequencing, data-sharing and research to track virus mutations and their effects.
Sandeep Mathrani’s comments at a Wall Street Journal event prompted intense debate on Twitter.
Some states are now cutting back their deliveries of vaccines even though only a third of Americans are fully vaccinated.
The new focus underscores the need for the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue standards for employers to address potential hazards in the workplace, multiple experts say.
The expanded restrictions come 11 weeks before the scheduled start of Tokyo’s Summer Games, as a fourth wave of coronavirus infections continues.
The move was a breakthrough for international efforts to suspend patent rules as the pandemic rages in India and South America.
The mandate was set to expire on May 11.
The news compounded the sense of despair overwhelming the nation of 1.4 billion, now suffering the worst pandemic wave anywhere.
The company has pledged not to profit from its vaccine during the pandemic. Governments have been paying several dollars per dose.
As a devastating coronavirus outbreak sweeps the country, pushing the total death toll to more than 200,000, medical oxygen has become scarce.
Vaccinated people can often skip masks outdoors when they won’t be in crowded situations with strangers, the new guidance says, but unvaccinated people should still wear them in many outdoor settings.
Centner Academy advertises its support for “medical freedom from mandated vaccines,” and has recently hosted talks by antivaccine advocates.
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The risk of exposure on a flight is lowered by 23 to 57 percent if middle seats are kept unoccupied, according to the study. But it did not look at what protection mask-wearing could provide.
Antibody drugs like Regeneron’s could give doctors a new way to protect high-risk people who haven’t been inoculated or who might not respond well to vaccination.
He also noted the economic and social hardships of the pandemic, especially for the young.
Consistent with clinical trial data, a two-dose regimen prevented 90 percent of infections by two weeks after the second shot. One dose prevented 80 percent of infections by two weeks after vaccination.
The club is set to play host to events during the Republican National Committee spring retreat in Florida next month. It has been Mr. Trump’s post-presidency base of operations.
The company plans to study healthy children ages six months through 11 years old in the U.S. and Canada.
The new study, published last week in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, suggests public schools may be able to reopen safely for in-person instruction as long as children maintain three feet of distance between them, and with other mitigation measures maintained, such as wearing masks.
He used the 15-minute observation period after receiving his second dose to play “Ave Maria” and Bach’s Prelude in G Major.
A new rule for foreigners applying in Hong Kong for visas gives preference to those who choose shots produced in China.
Hungary has agreed to pay $36 per dose of the Sinopharm vaccine, according to contracts that were leaked by a Hungarian official.
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Crowds gathered over Francis’ three-day visit, sporting high spirits but few masks. Few in the country have been vaccinated.
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The country music star broke into song before she was inoculated, and urged her fans to “get out there and get your shot.”
The company’s coming trials will also involve pregnant women and people whose immune systems are compromised.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry said some of its citizens, including a diplomat and his 3-year-old, left North Korea on a hand-pushed railroad trolley.