by ocregister 01/23/2021
Latest coronavirus headlines from Atlanta, Fulton County and across Georgia: Hank Aaron, Unemployment Down, COVID-19 Variant: News Nearby; GA Top News: Hank Aaron Dies, New Senators, Unemployment Down; Grand Lux Cafe Reopens In Buckhead's Phipps Plaza; Roswell Mayor Seeks Coronavirus Grants For Businesses, Residents
CAIRO, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Turkey received on Monday 6.5 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines produced by the Chinese company Sinovac. Meanwhile, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said that Palestine is studying the option of closing borders to limit the spread of the new coronavirus strain.
President Biden promised he would take a more hands on approach to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.And during his first week in office, he's rolled out two executive orders that will directly affect the food industry.Among a flurry of actions, Biden issued a new Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety.The order requires the Secretary of Labor to issue revised COVID-19 guidance on workplace safety.Another executive order will "address the growing hunger crisis facing 29 million Americans.".It asks "the U.S.D.A. to consider expanding and extending federal nutrition assistance programs.".The president wants emergency SNAP increases to be made available to even more families who need it.This active strategy is a new approach, and hopefully a quite effective one