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Latest coronavirus: Daily deaths in the United States exceed 4,000 for the first time in a week as jabs hit 20m

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After a two-day meeting on Wednesday, his first since Joe Biden replaced Donald Trump in the White House, the Federal Reserve held its main interest rate near zero and his asset purchases stable as he sought to maintain a massive dose of support for the US economy as it suffers from a further downturn.

Growing number of passengers are trying to board airlines false test results to bypass immigration controls, the aviation industry has warned. “We are aware of numerous counterfeit test results that have taken place in … several countries,” the International Air Transport Association said Wednesday.

US public health officials have changed their vaccination advice to make it easier for people to get a second injection, claiming that injections can be spaced up to six weeks apart, and can even come from a different manufacturer than the first injection if needed, said Rochelle Walensky, manager from the United States Centers for Disease Control. and prevention,

Vaccination rates for the Covid-19 vaccine in England are much lower among non-whites aged 80 and older than their white counterparts, according to the data. By January 13, 42.5% of white seniors in England had received their first dose, compared with 20.5% of blacks and 29.5% of South Asians.

AT&T posted a quarterly loss of $ 13.8 billion as the US telecommunications group and owner of Warner Bros. and HBO warned that the Covid-19 crisis had hit most of its businesses, resulting in costs of $ 650 million. dollars. The group recorded a charge of $ 15.5 billion on its pay television business, customers abandon cable and satellite in favor of streaming.

French pharmaceutical group Sanofi will help speed up production BioNTech / Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine and add millions to the EU supply, as concerns grow over the availability of doses globally. Sanofi plans to start work on late vaccine manufacturing during the summer,

Tullow Oil Got Another Month From Its Banks Before Facing A Test On A Key Loan Facility As A Besieged Explorer And Producer continues refinancing negotiations with its creditors. The company is still struggling to recover from a scorching 2019 that resulted in sharp cuts to its production forecast.

London’s Chelsea Flower Show will feature dahlias rather than spring flowers and roses as the coronavirus pandemic has forced the garden lounge to be held in the fall for the first time in 108 years of history. The 2021 show has been moved from September 21 to 26 from May 18 to 23, the Royal Horticultural Society said.

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