US president announces plan to increase vaccinations, provide millions of free COVID tests, and tighten travel rules.
Markets fell Tuesday on Moderna CEO’s comments that existing vaccines may be less effective against the Omicron variant.
US president urges people to get vaccinated amid global concern over new strain that WHO says poses ‘very high’ risk.
Americans flocked to parades, football stadiums and gathered with family after COVID-19 made many stay home last year.
Move comes as international cargo hub doubles down on a strict ‘zero COVID’ policy to align with mainland China.
Countries such as Japan, South Korea and Malaysia take middle path on reopening, with travel still heavily restricted.
Starting November 8, adult visitors to the US will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with few exceptions.
The lawsuit focuses on whether the Nebraska-based railroad firm has the right to require its workers to get vaccinated.
White House says pandemic restrictions barring entry to the US will be lifted for fully vaccinated foreign nationals.
Truckers are halting traffic on several Brazilian highways in support of Bolsonaro, despite his pleading them to stop.
At least two children were among the 32 killed, and 20 others were injured in the accident east of Lima.