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Biden says vaccine rollout has been a ‘dismal failure’ and urges Americans to wear a mask for 99 days

Biden says vaccine rollout has been a ‘dismal failure’ and urges Americans to wear a mask for 99 days

World
Joe Biden has warned that the fight to bring coronavirus under control in the US is a "wartime undertaking" - devoting much of his first full day in office to tackling the pandemic.The new president signed 10 executive orders on Thursday that are designed to ramp up testing, tackle vaccine shortages, and increase mask wearing nationwide. More than 406,000 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in the US, and more than 24.5 million cases have been confirmed - with 4,367 fatalities confirmed in the past 24 hours. Image: Mr Biden signed 10 executive orders concerning the coronavirus pandemic Mr Biden has described the rollout of vaccines in the US as a "dismal failure so far", and vowed to expand vaccine manufacturing in the coming wee...
‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

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Joe Biden has entered the White House as America's 46th president, and after taking his oath of office he told his country it has been "a day of victory and hope".To the sound of cheers and applause from former presidents, he swore to preserve, protect and defend the US. And while his predecessor Donald Trump headed to Florida, Mr Biden said that "democracy has prevailed" and urged Americans to "start afresh"."Let's begin to listen to one another," he said. And he added: "We can see each other, not as adversaries, but as neighbours." After storming performances from Lady Gaga, J.Lo and Garth Brooks, the new president went to Arlington National Cemetery to pay his respects to America's fallen, before heading up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House with his family...
The Latest: California urges halt to 300K vaccine doses

The Latest: California urges halt to 300K vaccine doses

Health
PHOENIX -- LOS ANGELES — California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccine doses by Moderna because some people who received it needed medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions.Dr. Erica S. Pan is recommending that vaccine providers stop using one lot of the Moderna vaccine pending completion of an investigation. She says less than 10 people who were inoculated at a single vaccination site needed medical attention.But she also said serious reactions to vaccinations are extremely rare.The virus has claimed more than 33,000 lives in California.———THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:— Japan’s prime minister vows to hold the already postponed Olympics this summer as proof of victory over virus— Israel trades Pfizer vast troves of medical
Mikel Arteta: Pep Guardiola urges Arsenal to keep faith with boss

Mikel Arteta: Pep Guardiola urges Arsenal to keep faith with boss

Sports
Pep Guardiola says it would be a "big mistake" for Arsenal to sack manager Mikel Arteta after Manchester City's 4-1 win over the Gunners in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.Arsenal are without a win in eight domestic league and cup matches.Arteta left City, where he was Guardiola's assistant, 12 months ago to take charge at Emirates Stadium."I'm pretty sure they are going to trust him," said Guardiola when asked if Arsenal need to stick with Arteta."They will do a big mistake if they are thinking [of dismissing him]." Arteta said on the eve of the last-eight tie with City that he has no plans to walk away from his job and feels he has the support of the club.The former Arsenal captain won the FA Cup in his first season in charge and his side then beat Premier League champions Live...
Coronavirus: EU urges countries to lift UK travel bans

Coronavirus: EU urges countries to lift UK travel bans

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