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Jair Bolsonaro, defiantly unvaccinated, will test U.N. General Assembly’s covid ‘honor system’

It’s an open question whether the coronavirus mandate will be enforced.
  • Sep 19, 2021

Idaho allows rationing of medical care statewide amid surge in covid hospitalizations

Idaho is second only to West Virginia for the largest per capita increase in current inpatients in the past week, according to data tracked by The Washington Post.
  • Sep 16, 2021

Alaska’s largest hospital implements ‘crisis standards of care’ as U.S. marks grim milestone

Idaho has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country.
  • Sep 15, 2021

Fauci debunks coronavirus vaccine infertility conspiracies after Nicki Minaj tweets

“There’s no evidence that it happens, nor is there any mechanistic reason to imagine that it would happen," Fauci said.
  • Sep 15, 2021

U.S. moves to prevent shortage of therapy as hospitalizing unvaccinated costs billions

While many rich countries have reached or will soon reach that target, the rest of the world is very far behind.
  • Sep 14, 2021

Chinese ambassador banned from British Parliament as diplomatic relations sour

Chinese diplomat Zheng Zeguang had been expected at an event at Britain's Parliament on Wednesday evening.
  • Sep 14, 2021

Vladimir Putin self-isolates after covid exposure but has not tested positive, Kremlin says

The Russian president met with Syria's Bashar al-Assad at the Kremlin on Monday.
  • Sep 14, 2021

New York City schools welcome 1 million students for in-person learning

It’s the first day back after about 18 months that included temporary closures and remote learning.
  • Sep 13, 2021

DeSantis says cities, counties could face millions in fines over vaccine mandates for employees

The expert review comes as the FDA is reviewing evidence for booster doses.
  • Sep 13, 2021

School mask fights escalate as Republican governors push back on Biden vaccine mandate

But the agency cautioned Friday that data must be collected and reviewed before granting emergency authorization or approval.
  • Sep 10, 2021