It was not unexpected for the new variants to appear after a year of Covid-19 as levels of global immunity increase through vaccinations and natural infection, she added.
Asked about the significant gap of more than 20 million between the number of vaccines distributed and administered thus far, Klain said that there are a number of fixes needed to address the "complex" problem that the Biden administration inherited from Trump's.
In contrast to that uncertainty, he said, there is growing confidence that the variant is more easily passed on than the original coronavirus strain.
In Ontario, local public health officials are concerned by the presence of an unidentified variant among an outbreak at the Roberta Place Long-Term Care Home in Barrie - where more than 90 per cent of residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
The US is the worst-affected country from the virus. But some - as with the virus variants that emerged recently in Britain, South Africa and Brazil - can give the virus a decisive new advantage.
Given the unprecedented global demand for vaccine doses, combined with the far greater buying power of wealthier countries, we had to engage in extensive and protracted negotiations with manufacturers to secure enough vaccines to reach South Africa's adult population. "What we will do and are doing is making preparations for the possibility that... down the line, we may need to modify and upgrade the vaccines".
"We want to look at the data ourselves, but we have every reason to believe them".
"The goal of achieving 100 million shots in 100 days is one that is achievable with the supply that we have and that we're anticipating from Pfizer and from Moderna".
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According to him, the goal of 100 million is a floor, not a ceiling.
The CDC is declining to consider temporary waivers requested by USA airlines that would exempt some travelers coming from countries with limited testing, Reuters reports.
Johnson warned that, despite the efficacy of the vaccines "we will have to live with coronavirus in one way or another for a long time to come".
"What you're trying to do is get the plane from being like this to getting straightened out, and then going like this", Becerra said.
Some lab tests suggest the variants identified in South Africa and Brazil may be less susceptible to antibody drugs or convalescent plasma, antibody-rich blood from COVID-19 survivors - both of which help people fight off the virus.
The president said government has embarked on an extensive communications campaign to educate the population about the jab and to challenge numerous misconceptions in circulation. And that's going to take a lot of work, work dispelling this disinformation, working on the supply, increasing distribution channels. "There is a strong bipartisan consensus in the United States about the challenge that China presents to U.S. interests, and the need to be more forceful and assertive to protect them", he said.More from South China Morning Post: * Will Joe Biden meet Xi Jinping?
Hipkins said it could be up to 48 hours before there's enough information to make any calls on changing alert levels. The Ministry of Health is working on the assumption the South African variant is a more transmissible variant.
Six people, including a pregnant woman and her unborn baby, were killed Sunday in an early morning shooting in Indianapolis . Officers then went to the 3500 block of Adams Street and found five people dead inside a house, according to the police.
Support for a United Ireland stands at 42% according to the polls, versus 47% who object to Northern Ireland leaving the UK. A Panelbase within the survey found that Scotland would vote for independence by a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent.
La part du réseau Leroy Merlin sur le marché russe de "l'équipement ménager" approche les 20%. Beaucoup d'entre eux se plaignent des manifestations de corruption et des violations de l'éthique des affaires.
While both sides have placed air and land defences along the boundary that separates them, they have also engaged in peace talks. In previous talks, joint statements have indicated an eagerness to avoid military clashes and misunderstandings.
Trump for the former president's role in allegedly strong-arming Ukraine into digging up dirt on now-President Biden. Rounds noted the Senate should be more focused on other matters, such as confirming Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees.
L'entreprise Boeing note qu'elle a déjà par le passé effectué avec succès des vols d'essai qui ont utilisé des carburants 100 % durables.
Ireland Squad For Six Nations Announced
Munster's Craig Casey and Ulster's Tom O'Toole are the only two uncapped players selected in Ireland's Six Nations squad. The experienced front row is thought to be nearing a return after a torrid time with calf, back , and hamstring issues.
Priyanka Chopra Opens Up About Racist Bullying
Now that the bullying has stopped, she finds herself wanting more people to learn about India and other South Asian cultures. Priyanka said that the torment was so bad that she eventually had to return back to India to complete her schooling.
Bernie Sanders breaks silence on viral picture
Sanders was dressed in relatively casual attire during Wednesday's ceremony, wearing a winter coat and knitted mittens. But Sanders ultimately stole the show with his cosy, casual look, expertly tied together with a pair of woolly mittens.
Jennifer Lopez recreates Love Don't Cost A Thing music video
Lopez revealed a black t-shirt underneath, printed with a red carpet photo of her around the time the album dropped in 2001. And the singer/actress, 51, spent time working on her fantastic physique during a trip to her local Miami gym on Sunday.