New York City will become the first major U.S. city to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for customers and staff at restaurants, gyms and other indoor businesses as the country enters a new phase of battling the highly contagious Delta variant.
The report also cited "ample evidence" that Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) scientists - aided by U.S. experts and Chinese and U.S. government funds - were working to modify coronaviruses to infect humans and such manipulation could be hidden.
People who were fully vaccinated in the US or European Union will no longer have to isolate when arriving in the UK from an amber list country.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie are expecting a second baby.
Newspapers said Carrie told friends in a post on social media app Instagram that she felt "incredibly blessed" to be pregnant again.
The CDC has advised people to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status
The Delta variant of the coronavirus is as contagious as chickenpox and could cause severe illness, according to an internal document at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Senior cabinet ministers are to discuss allowing fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and US to avoid quarantine when they arrive in England.
A review of the rules is due by 31 July - the second date in the Department for Transport's plan for a safe return to international travel.