US President Biden signs 10 executive orders in ‘war’ against Covid-19

US President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to help fighting the coronavirus pandemic. In his first day in office, Biden warned that the Covid-19 death toll was expected to reach 500,000 within a month. He pledged to then ramp up a national vaccination campaign, and also made compulsory to wear masks on airplanes, trains and public transports.