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The US says it's reopening its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated people next month

A sign saying the US border is closed at the US-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ontario. LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images The US plans to open its land borders for nonessential travel to fully vaccinated people next month. The exact date for the change is unclear. The rules will be announced later Wednesday, per the AP. The routes have been closed for nonessential travel for 19 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The US next month plans to reopen its land borders for nonessential travel ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Mexico, US, Trends, Canada, United States, News UK, Associated Press, Afp, US Canada, Alejandro Mayorkas, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Getty Images The US, Coronavirus Vaccines


The US is reopening its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated people next month

A sign saying that the US border is closed at the US-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ontario. LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images The US will reopen its land borders for nonessential travel to fully vaccinated people in November. The exact date of the change is unclear. The rules will be announced later Wednesday, per the AP. The routes had been closed for nonessential travel for 19 months due to the pandemic. The US is reopening its land borders for nonessential travel with Canada and Mexico to...
Tags: Politics, Science, Mexico, US, Trends, Canada, United States, News UK, Associated Press, Afp, US Canada, Alejandro Mayorkas, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Getty Images The US, Coronavirus Vaccines


The COVID-19 booster debate is a mess. Here's why we'll probably get extra shots anyway.

President Joe Biden gets a COVID-19 vaccine. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images The US debate over booster shots has devolved into a confusing and noisy mess. The next week should bring clarity, with FDA and CDC reviews wrapping up. Boosters are justified for older adults, experts told Insider, but there's less data on younger people. See more stories on Insider's business page. The debate over COVID-19 booster shots in the US has devolved into a noisy, confu...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, Brown University, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, World Health Organization, Fda, Pfizer


The US recommended suspending the Johnson & Johnson vaccine just as Europe was about to start using it

Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine is delivered as a single shot, while both Pfizer and Moderna's require two jabs. Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The US suspended use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while it reviews cases of blood clots. The news came as European countries were getting ready to roll out their first doses. The European Medicines Agency is also investigating the cases of rare blood clots. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, Sweden, Australia, Cdc, France, Germany, US, Trends, Eu, Spain, Ireland, News UK, Belgium, Astrazeneca


In the Trump administration's efforts to secure coronavirus vaccines, two key bets turned out to be mistakes

Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Service,s listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters at the White House on March 6. AP Photo/Evan Vucci The Trump administration purchased 300 million vaccine doses from AstraZeneca in May, but declined to purchase additional doses on top of the 100 million it had arranged with Pfizer, the New York Times reported. The Pfizer contract was contingent on the shot being authorized by the FDA, so it was relatively low-risk. But the shot is more...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, News, White House, China, US, America, Trends, European Union, Ap, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Brazil, Wisconsin, Astrazeneca


US again shatters record number of daily new COVID-19 cases with 97,080 — as case numbers continue to grow much faster than testing, despite Trump's claims

A medical professional administers a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site in Orlando, Florida on Thursday. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images The US hit a record number of daily coronavirus cases with 97,080 on Friday, as case numbers continue to grow much faster than testing, according to data from The COVID Tracking Project. This contradicts President Donald Trump, who has said repeatedly in recent weeks that the number of coronavirus cases is growin...
Tags: Science, News, Nbc, US, Trends, Donald Trump, Project, Trump, Orlando Florida, Brett Giroir, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Testing, Getty Images The US, Burbank Orlando Sentinel Tribune News Service


China is back to normal — the US and Europe are not. Here's how it succeeded.

Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts at a banquet in Beijing, China, on on September 30, 2019. Naohiko Hatta - Pool/Getty Images China has put the coronavirus pandemic behind it, and life has returned to largely to normal. During its Golden Week holiday, from October 1 and October 7, China saw 637 million people travel across the country without any surges in cases. Meanwhile, the US and many European countries are still struggling to quash their outbreaks and experiencing new surges as the...
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