Biden signs Covid-19 orders requiring quarantine, widening mask mandate

Sandra Loyd

/ Americas Issued on: 21/01/2021 - 22:36 US President Joe Biden signs an executive order during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House January 21, 2021, in Washington, DC. © Alex Wong, AFP Travellers to the US will be required to quarantine on arrival while masks will be mandated on many…

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Covid-19: UK vaccinating 140 people per minute but supply not as steady as hoped

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Britain's vaccine rollout is limited by a "lumpy" manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that could lead to brief supply disruption, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday. The United Kingdom, which has the world's fifth worst official Covid-19 death toll, is racing to be among the first…

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Watch our special Debate: Washington under lockdown for Trump-Biden transition

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/ Shows / The Debate Issued on: 19/01/2021 - 18:45 THE DEBATE © FRANCE 24 On the eve of Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th US president, we bring you a special edition of the France 24 Debate from a heavily fortified Washington. Can Biden reconcile an America that's more divided than ever? Have we heard the last…

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At least 43 African migrants drown off Libya, UN agencies say

Derrick Santistevan

A “tragic” shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya’s coast killed at least 43 migrants bound for Europe, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday. The International Organization for Migration said the shipwreck that took place a day earlier was the first maritime disaster in 2021 involving migrants seeking better lives in Europe.The IOM said coastal…

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Biden vows to end the ‘uncivil war’ in inaugural address

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Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the ‘uncivil war’ in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans. With his hand on a five-inch thick heirloom Bible that has been in…

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After four turbulent years, world leaders welcome Joe Biden presidency

Derrick Santistevan

World leaders said they were looking forward to working with Joe Biden, the Democrat sworn in as US president on Wednesday after four turbulent years under Donald Trump. European UnionCharles Michel, president of the European Council, tweeted congratulations to both Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, adding: “It’s time to bring back conviction & common…

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EU secures remdesivir supplies for 30,000 patients

Sallie Anderson

The European Commission revealed on Wednesday (29 July) that batches of remdesivir, which can assist recovery from Covid-19, will be offered to member states plus the UK from early August. The commission today signed a EUR63 m agreement with the US-based biopharmaceutical business Gilead to attend to “just immediate needs,” after the United States left […]

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Why is building renovation ‘Cinderella’ of EU Green Offer?

Sallie Anderson

It’s regrettable that it took a pandemic to see something so apparent. Energy performance is the Cinderella of environment options: simple and virtuous, however frequently neglected. The majority of people concentrate on her attractive brother or sisters– renewables and electricalvehicles Is it lastly time for her glass slipper minute? The EU calls it the Renovation […]

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US ‘cavalry’ leaving Germany to go back home

Sallie Anderson

The US is to pull countless combat soldiers out of Germany back to America in a political blow by president Donald Trump. The second Cavalry Routine, a battle-hardened, 4,500- strong infantry force based in Vilseck, in south-east Germany, will be moved back to the US in the first retreat of its type because the Cold […]

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Migrant healthcare must not be forgotten during Covid-19

Sallie Anderson

Prior To Covid-19 ever raised its awful head, migrants throughout Europe were experiencing overcrowded conditions and an absence of standard healthcare in refugee camps. In the occurring mayhem surrounding Covid-19, they have actually been overlooked by the media and policymakers alike. The migrant crisis is far from over. Migrant health problems have actually just recently […]

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