The World Health Organization said on Thursday that it had resumed shipments of medical supplies to North Korea to help its Covid-19 response, in what…View More The W.H.O. says North Korea is accepting medical supplies, after a long pandemic blockade.
Dr. Francis S. Collins, the National Institutes of Health director who has led the agency through three presidential administrations and has been an outspoken advocate…View More Francis Collins will step down as head of the National Institutes of Health.
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California’s requirement for all health care workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, which took effect Thursday, appears to have compelled tens of thousands of…View More Mandates Boost Vaccination Rates Among Health Care Workers in California
Exclusive: Inside Tyson’s vaccine drive On Aug. 3, Tyson Foods announced it would require coronavirus vaccines for all 120,000 of its employees in the U.S.…View More How Tyson’s Vaccine Mandate is Working
A popular shaman in Sri Lanka who claimed to be able to cure coronavirus patients with a holy water died last week after being infected…View More A Sri Lankan shaman who touted a cure for Covid died after contracting the disease.
President Biden on Friday urged people who are not yet eligible for coronavirus booster shots to be patient, while suggesting eligibility could expand rapidly. He…View More ‘Better to wait your turn in line,’ Biden says to those not yet eligible for Covid booster shots.
Nearly one-quarter of the hospitals treating Covid-19 in Afghanistan have closed in recent weeks, and the country’s efforts to respond to the pandemic have declined,…View More Nearly 1 in 4 hospitals treating Covid in Afghanistan have shut down, the W.H.O. warns.
Brazil’s health minister announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday in New York, where he was attending the United Nations General…View More Brazil’s health minister tests positive for the virus at the U.N. General Assembly.
Beginning Oct. 1, new immigrants to the United States must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said in a news…View More The U.S. makes coronavirus vaccinations mandatory for new immigrants.
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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s new coronavirus vaccination mandates prompted some backlash Thursday, but the two federal departments that already require vaccinations — as well as…View More Agencies That Issued Mandates Before Biden’s Push Show Some Early Success
The decision by some rich nations to offer booster shots will hinder coronavirus vaccine access for low-income countries, the director of the Africa Centers for…View More Africa’s C.D.C. director urges wealthy nations to forego Covid vaccine boosters and donate them instead.
An Ohio judge on Monday reversed an earlier decision requiring a hospital to administer ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug that is primarily used as a veterinary…View More Ohio Judge Reverses Order Requiring Covid Patient to Be Given Ivermectin