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US to end COVID emergency declaration in May

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (VOICE) The Biden administration has announced plans to end the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) on May 11.

The COVID-19 National Emergency and PHE was declared by the Trump administration in 2020. Currently, they are set to expire on March 1st and he on April 11th respectively.

According to a White House statement, the Biden administration’s plan is to extend the state of emergency until May 11 and then end both emergencies on that date, Xinhua reported.

The statement opposed two House bills that would end the state of emergency early.


Public health and national emergencies have given U.S. hospitals more flexibility when faced with surges in patients during the COVID-19 surge.

The end of the state of emergency could affect not only testing and vaccine funding, but also other pandemic-related policies, National Public Radio (NPR) said. reporting. US to end COVID emergency declaration in May

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