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For Seniors Especially, Covid Can Be Stealthy

Mar, 10/08/2021 - 20:21
With infections increasing once more, and hospitalization rising among older adults, health experts offer a timely warning: a coronavirus infection can look different in older patients.

Marc Lieberman, Who Brought Jews and Buddhists Together, Dies at 72

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 23:28
He called himself “a healthy mosaic” of the two faiths. An ophthalmologist, he also ran a clinic that brought sight back to Tibetans with cataracts.

Unvaccinated Adults Who Had Virus Face Risk of Reinfection, C.D.C. Says

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 23:12
A new small study indicates that inoculation adds a layer of protection beyond the immunity generated by the body to fight infection.

F.D.A. Aiming to Speed Vaccine Booster Shot for Immunocompromised Patients

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 23:08
Worried about a vulnerable population as the Delta variant surges, administration officials are taking a new tack.

Get a Covid-19 Vaccine or Face Prison, Judges Order in Probation Cases

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 22:10
At least two judges in Ohio have made receiving Covid-19 vaccinations a condition of probation. While judges have leeway in setting such rules, it’s a murky area, experts said.

Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 21:44
The rise of the Delta variant and the uncertainty over schools and child care are keeping these parents from applying for jobs.

How Do I Know if I Have Adult A.D.H.D.?

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 21:25
The signs and symptoms that you might need an evaluation.

Covid's Delta Variant: What We Know

Lun, 09/08/2021 - 17:14
The variant is spreading rapidly worldwide and fueling new outbreaks in the U.S., mainly among the unvaccinated.

Novavax Says U.S. Will Pause Funding for Production of Its Vaccine

Dom, 08/08/2021 - 17:22
The Maryland company, which has a $1.75 billion federal contract to develop and produce a coronavirus vaccine, said it needed to address the concerns of federal regulators.

Can the Olympics Take the Heat?

Sab, 07/08/2021 - 14:35
Plus: squirrel acrobats, gecko navigators, hair thieves and other natural overachievers in the Friday edition of the Science Times newsletter.

White House Makes Back-to-School Push for Student Vaccinations

Ven, 06/08/2021 - 00:55
With vaccination rates lagging among young people, the administration wants to incorporate vaccination into school sports physicals and is asking schools to host vaccine clinics.

Heart Problems After Vaccination in U.S. Are Uncommon and Short-Lived, Researchers Say

Gio, 05/08/2021 - 19:26
These heart problems are far more common among patients who develop Covid-19, outside experts noted.

New York City’s Vaccine Passport Plan Renews Online Privacy Debate

Gio, 05/08/2021 - 03:31
The mainstreaming of digital vaccine passes could lead to more surveillance, privacy researchers cautioned.

Who Are the Unvaccinated in America? There’s No One Answer.

Gio, 05/08/2021 - 03:19
One segment of people who have avoided shots is vehemently opposed to the idea. But there is a second group, surveys suggest, that is still deciding.

Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports

Gio, 05/08/2021 - 01:31
The agency cited an outbreak in Provincetown, Mass., in which most of the infected were immunized. An internal C.D.C. document paints an even more harrowing picture.

Abebech Gobena, the ‘Mother Teresa’ of Africa, Dies at 85

Mer, 04/08/2021 - 23:19
She created one of Ethiopia’s largest orphanages and through it saved thousands from starvation and disease. She died of complications of Covid-19.

The Making of an Olympian

Mer, 04/08/2021 - 23:01
The best world-class athletes often dabble in a range of sports when young before rising to the top of their game in one, a new analysis found.

Trump-era Limit on Nursing Homes Safety Fines Is Lifted

Mer, 04/08/2021 - 16:29
The Biden administration has quietly undone a Trump policy that severely restricted penalties imposed on facilities that violated safety standards.

F.D.A. Aims to Give Final Approval to Pfizer Vaccine by Early Next Month

Mer, 04/08/2021 - 10:25
The Food and Drug Administration’s move is expected to kick off more vaccination mandates for hospital workers, college students and federal troops.