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In the news headlines:

► Travelers flying into the United States from international destinations are required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test before boarding, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of Tuesday. And the new test requirements were reported to take effect on Jan. 26, the newspaper said, citing an unnamed source.

► New York, the epicenter of the U.S. epidemic, became the first state to have 40,000 deaths from coronavirus.Texas and California are next with 30,000 plus.Texas joins California as the only state. That made up to 2 million cases

► Celebrations took place in Tuscaloosa following Monday night’s Alabama Football National Championship victory, despite the COVID-19 outbreak, many celebrities screaming and cheering as They were connected on the streets, not wearing masks. The scene is what officials fear before the game as they urge people to watch it at home and celebrate privately, the Associated Press said.

► The US government is asking states to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination to people over 65 and others at risk rather than withholding the vaccine a second time.

►Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort will transform into a mass coronavirus vaccination facility for Southern Californians, Orange County officials announced Monday.

One million California health workers, residents and officials will receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the week, Gov. Gavin Newsom promised on Monday. The state is struggling with the tide that overwhelms hospitals and forces them to take care of care and bed, leading to the latest 30,000 deaths.

► Indiana was the latest to report the first case of a more prevalent COVID-19 in the UK, affecting the total number of states that identify the species to 10.

📈 Today’s numbers: The United States has more than 22.8 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 380,000 cases. Deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University, the global total: More than 91.5 million and 1.95 million deaths.

📘 What we are reading:

Trump administration urges states to speed up early extension of vaccines

The Trump administration released new guidelines Tuesday, which aims to speed up the introduction of the vaccine to people over 65 and others at risk, rather than carrying the vaccine back a second time.

Alex Azar, Minister of Health and Human Services, said it was time to “Going to the next phase of the vaccine program” and expand the initial drug eligibility group, which initially includes only long-term healthcare workers. Places where people can get vaccines by adding additional community health centers and pharmacies.

“States should not wait for the 1a priorities to complete before implementing the broader category of qualifications,” Azar said.

After a disappointingly slow start, states are moving to the next step before the first step is completed, enabling the group of people to photograph COVID-19: seniors, teachers, bus drivers, police officers. And firefighters Larger facilities such as stadiums, trade shows and convention centers will be used to cultivate larger and more diverse groups of people.

More lawmakers test positive for coronavirus after Capitol riots.

Several lawmakers said they tested positive for the coronavirus following Wednesday’s latest City Hall riots, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash.

“I recently received a positive COVID-19 test after being locked up in a vault at the City Hall where many Republicans not only had the right to test. But refused to wear a mask so cruelly But also mercilessly mocking colleagues and staff who made them a proposal, ”Jayapal wrote Tuesday on Twitter.

Fellow Democratic Representative Brad Schneider of Illinois and Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey were also tested positive after being forced into a safe room during the siege of City Hall.

On Sunday, congressional doctors said elected officials and their officials had the opportunity to come into contact with people infected with COVID-19 while government agencies were imprisoned during an armed attack. By pro-Trump rioters Dozens of lawmakers became infected with the virus during the epidemic.

Hospitals face the COVID-19 epidemic, staff shortages and increasing deaths.

In the past week, there has been a record 22,676 deaths from COVID-19, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. More Americans died every day than the 2,977 victims as of September 11, 2001.

The four states with the largest share of hospital beds with COVID-19 cases – California, Arizona, Nevada and Georgia – are struggling to keep up with unprecedented increases.

In Los Angeles, state hospitals are preparing to transition into crisis mode and the county has ordered ambulances not to send patients to overburden hospitals if they cannot recover. Can come up in the field More than two dozen Georgia hospitals do not have intensive care beds, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

As health officials are optimistic, widespread vaccinations will bring glimmer to hope this spring. But now, doctors and nurses have no relief for doctors and nurses in overburdened emergency rooms and intensive care units.

– Ken Alltucker

The study found that more than 75% of the patients still had symptoms 6 months later.

A Chinese study published Friday in the journal The Lancet found that more than 75% of COVID-19 patients reported symptoms six months after leaving the hospital.

It is the largest study so far, in a British journal, called “COVID-19 hikers.” Last year’s corona virus

More than 60% of patients reported fatigue and muscle weakness, about 25% reported sleep problems and hair loss, and 23% reported symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Contributing: The Associated Press

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