President Joe Biden's pick to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said during his confirmation hearing on Tuesday that "our health security really depends on not just controlling COVID within our borders, but outside our borders."
Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra tells CNN’s Dana Bash that President Biden’s plan for 100 million vaccinations in 100 days is “bold,” even though the US was nearly on pace to reach that target when he took office.
President Joe Biden’s designate for Health and Human Services secretary, Xavier Becerra, says that administration’s plan to get the Covid-19 pandemic under control is a realist plan that will take time, communication and mask-wearing.
[NFA] Public high schools in New York City will welcome students back for in-person instruction on March 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday, the latest step by the United States' largest school system to open classrooms shuttered due to COVID-19. Freddie Joyner has more.
People who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can meet without masks indoors in small groups with others who have been inoculated but should avoid non-essential travel and continue to wear face-coverings in public, the Biden administration said on Monday. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel falsely claimed that CNN is ignoring the fact that President Joe Biden has not held his own solo press conference since the start of his presidency.
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki on Tuesday said the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opened an emergency facility to add capacity for migrant children to adhere to social distancing guidelines, after a Fox News correspondent suggested the Biden administration was employing the same Trump-era immigration policy.
Some U.S. senior care facilities are relying on the 2005 PREP Act for their defense in cases where a resident dies from COVID-19 as a result of failings. Relatives argue that's unfair and creating unnecessary delays. Emma Jehle reports.
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar will resign on January 20, the same day of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Azar used his departure letter to condemn President Donald Trump over his role in inciting last week's violent attack on the US Capitol. According to Business Insider, Azar said that Trump's actions following the election 'threaten to tarnish' the administration's accomplishments.
As the vaccination drive against COVID-19 is in full swing, around 100 saints at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad also received their shots on March 08. Interestingly, the jabs were given to the saints at the Swaminarayan temple where all the arrangements were done for the vaccination. The 2nd phase of the vaccination drive had started on March 01 which covers people above the age of 60 and those over 45 with existing health conditions.
With cities and states loosening restrictions as new COVID-19 cases recede and the rollout of vaccines accelerates, people are enjoying a taste of their old lives again, with New Yorkers going to movie theaters and people in San Francisco dining indoors.
California health officials set new rules on Friday that would allow Disneyland and other theme parks, stadiums, and outdoor entertainment venues to reopen as early as April 1 after a closure of nearly a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fred Katayama reports.
CNN’s Don Lemon reacts to a video posted by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in response to Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ decision to no longer publish six books that they say “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has been President Biden's pick to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. If confirmed to the role, he would mark the first Latino to run to..
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