Published: Dec 18, 2021
WASHINGTON - Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, D, on Friday said that reinstating the Districts indoor mask mandate is "on the table," among other measures, as the city sees its highest-ever daily numbers of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.
Published: Dec 14, 2021
Face masks will be made controlled products by mid next year and producers will be required to get a Thai Industrial Standard (TIS) stamp, the Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) announced on Tuesday. This was after 41 face mask brands failed standards tests.
Published: Sep 30, 2021
"Many conservatives dont trust the science and feel that vaccines and masks are some nefarious plot, even though the evidence shows those things offer great protection and keep people alive," Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Darrell West tells Xinhua.
Published: Sep 23, 2021
Since the middle of July, Lithuanias COVID-19 infection rate has been steadily increasing. In the past seven days, the average daily number of reported new cases was 1,142 and the average number of deaths was 11 per day
Published: Sep 23, 2021
The United States is stepping up its preparation of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, while strong actions are being taken to protect students and staff members from the pandemic on campus
Published: Aug 19, 2021
President Joe Biden said he is directing the Education Department to use its legal authority against some governors who are trying to block local school officials from requiring students to wear masks to prevent the spread of the virus.
Published: Aug 08, 2021
The rise in COVID-19 cases has prompted the CDC to issue new guidelines on mask wearing, and some areas are returning to restrictions seen last year during the height of the pandemic. As an increased number of cities call for employee vaccinations, they are seeing pushback from some labor unions.
Published: Aug 02, 2021
The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has asked people to wear face masks both at home and in public while also urging them to use two masks in crowded areas to combat the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19.
Published: Jul 29, 2021
They thought the worst of the coronavirus pandemic was behind them. The vaccines were here, the masks could come off. A summer slowly returning to normal seemed within reach. Then came the hyper-transmissible delta variant - and with it, this week, a call from health officials for everyone to start masking up indoors again in places where viral transmission is high.
Published: May 14, 2021
WASHINGTON - Americans who are fully vaccinated can go without masks or physical distancing in most cases, even when they are indoors or in large groups, federal officials said Thursday, paving the way for a full reopening of society.