Covid 19 in US

US Covid cases falling, but hospitals brace for next wave

Health experts say the fourth wave of the pandemic has peaked overall in the U.S., particularly in the Deep South, where hospitals were stretched to the limit weeks ago.

published on : 2nd October 2021

US' Wisconsin extends USD 100-reward programme for receiving Covid vaccine

More than 3 million people are fully vaccinated in Wisconsin, about 52 per cent of the total population.

published on : 4th September 2021

US: Coronavirus pushes some California hospitals near ICU capacity

Hospitals in the 12-county San Joaquin Valley region have had fewer than 10% of staffed adult ICU beds for three consecutive days.

published on : 4th September 2021

Covid-19: Mask debate moves from school boards to courtrooms in US

Legal experts say that while state laws normally trump local control, legal arguments from mask proponents have a good chance of coming out on top.

published on : 28th August 2021

US keeps ban on nonessential border crossings to slow Covid-19

US border communities that are dependent on shoppers from Mexico and Canada and their political representatives have urged the Biden administration to lift the ban.

published on : 20th August 2021

Washington Health Dept recommends third Covid vaccine dose for severely weak immune systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that immunocompromised Americans can get an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for better protection.

published on : 15th August 2021

US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in Covid pandemic last year

That estimate far eclipses the high of about 72,000 drug overdose deaths reached the previous year and amounts to a 29% increase.

published on : 14th July 2021

899 people got expired Covid-19 vaccine doses at US' Times Square site

The 899 people who received doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the former NFL Experience building in Times Square between June 5 and June 10 should schedule another Pfizer shot as soon as possible.

published on : 15th June 2021

Official toll 600,000: US Covid-19 casualties equal to yearly cancer deaths

The number of lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee.

published on : 15th June 2021

A new pandemic low: US jobless claims fall to 406,000

The number of weekly applications for jobless aid -- a rough measure of the pace of layoffs -- has fallen by more than half since January.

published on : 27th May 2021

COVID-19 variant identified in US' Louisiana

The health system said the two samples were among more than 2,600 for which its Center for Emerging Viral Threats has decoded the genome.

published on : 22nd May 2021