Countries in the Asia-Pacific region this week became some of the first after the United States to secure supplies of molnupiravir, the pill that the…View More Countries in the Asia-Pacific region rush to buy Merck’s Covid-19 pills.
About 48 million American children are not eligible for a coronavirus shot. Their parents face difficult choices as school starts. Los Angeles Unified School District…View More When Vaccines Aren’t an Option: Life for Families With Children Under 12
The National Rifle Association announced on Tuesday that it was canceling its annual meeting in Houston because of concerns over the rising number of Covid…View More N.R.A. cancels its annual meeting in Texas because of a surge in cases.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and utility officials asked residents to conserve water Friday to preserve the city’s supply of liquid oxygen, which is being used…View More Orlando residents are asked to cut back on water usage as the virus surges in Florida.
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday,though he has no symptoms, the governor’s office announced. An ardent opponent of mask…View More Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas tested positive for the coronavirus.
As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise across the country, some areas with low vaccination rates have been hit hard, like Louisiana, Florida and Mississippi. The…View More The U.S. Virgin Islands face their worst surge since the start of the pandemic.
A vaccination center in southeastern France inundated with a fire hose, its walls vandalized with words equating vaccines with “genocide.” A piece of paper found…View More French leaders call for vigilance amid vandalism at vaccine sites.
By Alan Rappeport The International Monetary Fund’s executive board approved a plan to issue $650 billion worth of reserve funds to help troubled countries purchase…View More How the I.M.F. plans to build a $650 billion fund to fight the pandemic.
Richard Williamson, 86, was rushed from a Florida jail to a hospital last July. Within two weeks, he had died of Covid-19. Hours after Cameron…View More The Real Toll From Prison Covid Cases May Be Higher Than Reported
By Jesus Jiménez President Hassan Rouhani of Iran on Saturday warned that the country could see a fifth wave of coronavirus infections as the highly…View More Iran’s president warns of a potential fifth wave as the Delta variant spreads.
Brazilians were angry over how slowly their government moved to acquire coronavirus vaccines. Now they’re incensed over a corruption scandal involving vaccine deals. By Ernesto…View More Brazil Vaccine Scandal Imperils Bolsonaro as Protests Spread
The highly contagious Delta variant is surging in countries around the world, from Indonesia to parts of Europe, leading governments to reimpose restrictions just weeks…View More With the Delta variant spreading, Portugal brings back curfews.
Helped along by an enormous infusion of federal pandemic aid, New York City officials agreed on Wednesday to adopt the city’s largest budget ever, a…View More New York City Passes $99 Billion Budget, Its Largest Ever, to Aid Pandemic Recovery
KATHMANDU, Nepal — In April at Mount Everest base camp, where climbers acclimatize to the extreme altitude before heading to the summit of the world’s…View More Dozens Came Down With Covid-19 on Everest. Nepal Says It Never Happened.