US President Joe Biden is set to kick off his national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks — including a requirement that Americans mask up for travel.
- Mr Biden’s administration is planning to take a more aggressive approach to the virus
- Americans will be required to wear masks on planes, trains and some buses
- Mr Biden is also putting forward a new relief package that includes a minimum wage increase
Mr Biden will also address inequities in hard-hit minority communities when he signs 10 pandemic-related executive orders on his first day in office.
Those orders are a first step, and specific details of many administration actions are still being…