Tag Archives: US news

Why millions of Americans still can’t get coronavirus relief funds | World news

[ad_1] At first it seemed like an infuriating bureaucratic error. The message kept repeating when Roy Wright called a hotline to find out when he would receive his coronavirus stimulus funds. Marshall Project embed “Not available,” it said. Wright manages a car wash in Baltimore, working steadily for the same …

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‘There are many roadblocks’: Fears grow over US Covid-19 vaccine rollout | World news

[ad_1] Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Eleven hospitals in Kentucky will receive doses of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer, perhaps as soon as Monday. Dr Nichelle Jadhav’s hospital is not one of them and she is confused. And she is not alone. Saint Joseph hospital, where …

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In US Covid-19 hot zones, firefighters now ‘pump more oxygen than water’ | US news

[ad_1] As a boy, Robert Weber chased the blazing lights and roaring sirens of fire engines down the streets of Brooklyn, New York. KHN He hung out at the Engine 247 firehouse, eating ham heroes with extra mayonnaise, and “learning everything about everything to be the best firefighter in the …

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‘The virus is moving in’: why California is losing the fight against Covid | US news

[ad_1] Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Early in the coronavirus pandemic, California was celebrated as a beacon of common sense in a country on the brink. As Donald Trump shunned masks and restrictions and told Americans the virus “came out of nowhere” and “one day like a …

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Armed police raid home of Florida scientist fired over Covid-19 data | US news

[ad_1] Rebekah Jones, the Florida data scientist embroiled in a dispute with the state’s Republican governor over the handling of coronavirus figures, had her home raided on Monday by armed police who confiscated her computers. In a stream of posts on Twitter, Jones posted a video of the raid that …

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CDC advises ‘universal’ masks indoors as US Covid deaths again break records | World news

[ad_1] The Centers for Disease Control has issued new coronavirus guidelines, including requesting “universal face mask use” by Americans, as the US again set a record for the highest daily number of coronavirus deaths. On Thursday, 2,879 people died from coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University, while there were 217,664 …

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Coronavirus live news: Biden vows to get vaccinated in public; Cyprus to waive tests for vaccinated visitors | World news

[ad_1] The US government’s first shipment of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses to be divided among states and federal agencies, including the defence department, will fall far short of protecting high priority groups such as healthcare workers, a Reuters analysis has found. Across the country, state health departments are preparing …

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Italy imposes Christmas travel curbs – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] Italy approved new restrictions on Thursday to avoid a surge in coronavirus infections over Christmas and the New Year, banning midnight mass and halting movement between towns, as the country posted its highest daily death toll of the pandemic. The prime minister Giuseppe Conte said that from 21 December …

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Coronavirus live news: Germany extends restrictions to 10 January; Putin orders start of mass inoculation | World news

[ad_1] The Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggested on Wednesday that politicians who impose lockdowns or curfews to limit Covid-19 are acting like dictators, the Associated Press reports. The comments came as López Obrador once again fended off questions about why he almost never wears a face mask, saying …

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