The announcement offers cautious hope to other countries grappling with the fast-spreading variant. The U.S. hits yet another record for new daily virus cases.
Here’s what you need to know:
The U.S. breaks its single-day virus case record for the second day in a row
The C.D.C. tells travelers to avoid cruises, regardless of vaccination.
Sailors with Covid were taken off a ship and quarantined in a hotel at Guantánamo Bay over Christmas.
Michigan won’t implement the C.D.C.’s new isolation guidelines without ‘additional information’
Covid vaccines rarely lead to problems in younger children, according to two C.D.C. reports.
Attendance is reduced at sporting events in Toronto.
Israel approves a 4th dose of Covid vaccine for those with compromised immune systems.
British scientists are experimenting with higher doses of a drug for severe Covid symptoms.
Citigroup says staff can work from home; JPMorgan calls for a Feb. 1 return.