Biden Administration Steps Up Covid-19 Response, as Omicron Slows in Global Hotspots

1/19/2022 3:00:00 PM

The Biden administration is expected to announce plans to offer free N95 masks across the U.S.

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The Biden administration is expected to announce plans to offer free N95 masks across the U.S.

The Biden administration is stepping up the federal government’s Covid-19 response amid tentative signs that regions that were hit early by a surge in the variant are seeing a slowdown in infections.

Amid a surge in cases, some countries are handing out second booster shots. In Israel, early data suggest a fourth vaccine dose can increase antibodies against Covid-19, but not enough to prevent infections from Omicron. WSJ explains. Photo composite: Eve Hartley/WSJ

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In Israel, early data suggest a fourth vaccine dose can increase antibodies against Covid-19, but not enough to prevent infections from Omicron. WSJ explains. Sajid Javid, health secretary, arrives at No. Photo composite: Eve Hartley/WSJ By . The pet shop employee tested positive for the delta variant on Monday, and several hamsters imported from the Netherlands at the store tested positive as well.