Fox News - 3 hours 57 min ago
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., are calling for an international investigation into the origins of the coronavirus outbreak and China's role in it -- just as President Biden moved to rejoin the World Health Organization (WHO).
Newser - 3 hours 59 min ago
Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down in their homes Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the city, the AP reports. Authorities said in a statement that an area comprising 16 buildings in the city's Yau Tsim Mong district would be locked down...
NBC News - 5 hours 16 min ago
Track the number of new Covid-19 cases per day around the rest of the world. Updated daily.
NY Post - 6 hours 44 sec ago
Hong Kong officials imposed a strict 48-hour lockdown Saturday, forcing thousands of residents to stay in their homes as the coronavirus outbreak in the city has worsened. Authorities made the unprecedented move in the city's Yau Tsim Mong district, focusing on 16 apartment buildings where no residents will be allowed to leave unless they are...
Associated Press - 7 hours 36 min ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) Portugal will hold a presidential election Sunday, choosing a head of state to serve a five-year term as the country suffers through a national lockdown and a worsening coronavirus outbreak. Saturday is a day of political reflection, when campaigning and the publication of opinion polls are forbidden. So here's a look at the election: WHAT'S AT STAKE? The president in Portugal has no legislative powers, which lie with parliament and the government, but is an influential...
Associated Press - 8 hours 53 min ago
LONDON (AP) A major British doctors' group is says the U.K. government should "urgently review" it's decision to give people a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter gap recommended by the manufacturer and the World Health Organization. The U.K., which has Europe's deadliest coronavirus outbreak, adopted the policy in order to give as many people as possible a first dose of vaccine quickly. So far almost...
Associated Press - 9 hours 43 min ago
LONDON Britain's main doctors' organization says it is concerned about the U.K.'s decision to give people a second dose of coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter gap recommended by manufacturers and the World Health Organization. The U.K., which has Europe's deadliest coronavirus outbreak, adopted the policy in order to give as many people a first dose of the vaccine as quickly as possible. So far almost 5.5 million people have received a first...
UPI - 12 hours 50 min ago
On Jan. 23, 2020, the Chinese government issued a travel ban for all residents of Wuhan, the epicenter of a novel coronavirus outbreak.
The Hill - 19 hours 50 min ago
National guardsmen stationed in Washington, D.C., are beginning to return to their home states following a deployment to guard the inauguration that was marred by lackluster conditions and a coronavirus outbreak.