WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep in the deadliest coronavirus wave and facing worrisome new strains, President Joe Biden will initiate a national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks — including a requirement that Americans mask up for travel.
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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 400,000 on Tuesday in the waning hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.
To date, the county has reported 14,293 cases since the pandemic began. Of those, 1,806 cases were active, officials said, a decrease of 51 from Monday’s total. Officials said 12,335 cases are considered recovered.
Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant could emerge that can elude tests, treatments and vaccines.
FMD is a highly contagious virus that affects all cloven-hooved animals, including livestock and wildlife.
Currently, laboratory-diagnosed cases of PED are at or below predicted baseline levels, giving a little hope that we may have the disease somewhat under control.
Brazos County health officials reported another death in the battle against COVID-19 and 106 new cases of the virus on Sunday.
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This is the second-highest number of new cases reported in a single day in the county since the start of the pandemic.
Dr. Mark Escott, the interim medical director for Austin Public Health, told The Texas Tribune that he asked Ascension Seton hospital system “if they would be willing to vaccinate lawmakers and key staff if they had availability.”
President-elect Joe Biden pledged to use the Defense Production Act to maximize the available supply of vaccines, while governors accused the Trump administration of deceiving states about what was available.
Bryan-College Station hospitals were at 90% capacity, and intensive care units were at 127% occupancy, according to the Brazos County Health District.
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It comes as the country’s north is battling resurgent cases, and reported the first death from the virus in eight months.
WUHAN, China (AP) — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.
BEIJING — China is seeing a new surge in coronavirus cases in its frozen northeast, and has reported its first death attributed to COVID-19 in months.