U.S.: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

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U.S.: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee
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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Meeting Draft Agenda – May 5, 2021pdf icon Webcast Link
:: Rabies Vaccine
:: Dengue Vaccine

 

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White House [U.S.]
Briefing Room – Selected Major COVID Announcements
A Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease 2019
April 30, 2021 • Presidential Actions
… The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), within the Department of Health and Human Services, working in close coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, has determined that the Republic of India is experiencing widespread, ongoing person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  The World Health Organization has reported that the Republic of India has had more than 18,375,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  The magnitude and scope of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of India is surging; the Republic of India accounts for over one-third of new global cases, and the number of new cases in the Republic of India is accelerating at a rapid rate.  There have been more than 300,000 average new daily cases in the Republic of India over the past week.  A variant strain of the virus, known as B.1.617, is also circulating in the Republic of India, along with other variant strains, including B.1.1.7, first detected in the United Kingdom, and B.1.351, first detected in the Republic of South Africa.  The CDC advises, based on work by public health and scientific experts, that these variants have characteristics of concern, which may make them more easily transmitted and have the potential for reduced protection afforded by some vaccines.
After reviewing the public health situation within the Republic of India, CDC has concluded that proactive measures are required to protect the Nation’s public health from travelers entering the United States from that jurisdiction…
Given the determination of CDC, working in close coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, described above, I have determined that it is in the interests of the United States to take action to restrict and suspend the entry into the United States, as nonimmigrants, of noncitizens of the United States (“noncitizens”) who were physically present within the Republic of India during the 14day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States…

Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials
April 30, 2021 • Press Briefings

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Delivers Emergency COVID-19 Assistance for India
April 28, 2021 • Statements and Releases

Remarks by President Biden on the COVID-19 Response
April 27, 2021 • Speeches and Remarks

Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials
April 27, 2021 • Press Briefings

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on COVID-19 in India
April 26, 2021 • Press Briefings

 

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COVID Data Tracker [U.S.] April 30, 2021