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News | US | Covid 19 Pandemic: Biden Has Said That Hopefully America can "Mark Independence From Pandemic by the 4th of July.

Image Covid pandemic: Biden eyes 4 July as ‘Independence Day’ from virus BBC News 6-7 minutes media captionBiden promises vaccine access to all adults by May President Joe Biden has said he is hopeful that America can "mark independence" from Covid-19 on 4 July if people get vaccinated. In his first primetime address as president, Mr Biden said he would order states to make all adults eligible for vaccinations by 1 May. Current measures prioritise people by age or health condition. Mr Biden was speaking exactly a year to the day after the outbreak was classified a global pandemic. Half a million Americans have since died - more than the death toll from World War One, World War Two, and the Vietnam War combined. Schools have been closed, businesses shuttered and people kept apart. Last year many Americans were forced to forgo the elaborate parades, fireworks displays and parties that featur

News | Covid19: The Pathway from Anymals to Humans WHO says 'most likely' pathway of Covid virus was from animals to humans, dismisses lab leak theory Sam Meredith 7-8 minutes Peter Ben Embarek and Marion Koopmans (R) arrive at a press conference to wrap up a visit by an international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) in the city of Wuhan in China's Hefei province on February 9, 2021. HECTOR RETAMAL | AFP | Getty Images An international team of scientists led by the World Health Organization said Tuesday that the search for how the coronavirus was first introduced remains a "work in progress," with further research needed into how and whether the disease circulated in animals before infecting humans. Scientists have been working in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the disease was first identified, for the past four weeks as part of their search for clues to the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. T