President Joe Biden said Sunday the U.S. may be able to provide 1 billion more doses of coronavirus vaccine to the world by 2023, and again raised the possibility that the virus may have escaped from a Chinese laboratory.
South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a U.S. ruling that ingredients for the country’s doses may have been contaminated during production in a plant in Baltimore, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom will end the state’s physical-distancing requirements on June 15 and begin to roll back many of the provisions in the executive orders he issued over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, administration officials announced Friday.
A Michigan Republican strategy to evade Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s veto and rewrite state voting laws got a boost from the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday in a ruling that could stop Democratic election officials from stalling GOP petitions in the future.