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Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults ‘Sicker, Quicker’?

Mer, 04/08/2021 - 01:24
Many doctors on the front lines say unvaccinated patients in their 20s and 30s are becoming more severely ill, and more quickly. But comprehensive data is lacking.

Kids With Covid Recover Fast, but a Few Have Long-Term Symptoms

Mer, 04/08/2021 - 00:30
The findings suggest that what has sometimes been called “long Covid” may be less common in children than adults.

Covid Delta Variant Safety: Your Questions Answered

Mar, 03/08/2021 - 23:02
The rise of the Delta variant of the coronavirus has raised new questions about how the vaccinated can stay safe and avoid breakthrough infections. We asked the experts for advice.

Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives

Mar, 03/08/2021 - 20:34
The president said those refusing to get a coronavirus shot should expect inconveniences as long as they decline a vaccine.

It’s Never Too Late to Learn to Ride Horseback

Mar, 03/08/2021 - 18:40
For 65-year-old Rose Young, horseback riding was about finding a new joy. It was also her reward for surviving breast cancer.

The Covid Variant in Schools: What to Know

Mar, 03/08/2021 - 12:28
Classrooms are opening their doors to a different pandemic. Here is how to think about risk.

What Causes I.B.S.?

Mar, 03/08/2021 - 04:41
Experts are starting to untangle the biological underpinnings of this common yet perplexing disorder. What they’re finding could offer clues on how to treat it.

Paula Caplan, 74, Dies; Feminist Psychologist Took On Her Profession

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 22:34
She argued that categorizing premenstrual syndrome or feelings of guilt as disorders resulted from sexism in a field dominated by men.

He Was Coughing Up Blood. The First Place to Look Was His Lungs.

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 18:14
But the obvious place to look isn’t always the right place.

Why Migraine Sufferers May Want to Eat More Fish

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 17:46
A diet high in omega-3s, the fats found in fish, and low in omega-6s, found in many vegetable oils, led to fewer headaches.

How Local Media Spreads Misinformation From Vaccine Skeptics

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 16:17
Facebook and other social media have been under scrutiny for vaccine misinformation, but local outlets have also sometimes been active.

V.A. Issues Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers, a First for a Federal Agency

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 16:02
Employees who provide direct patient care have eight weeks to get inoculated against the coronavirus or face penalties including possible removal.

To Fight Vaccine Lies, Authorities Recruit an ‘Influencer Army’

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 14:13
The White House has teamed up with TikTok stars, while some states are paying “local micro influencers” for pro-vaccine campaigns.

Where Covax, the Vast Global Vaccine Program, Went Wrong

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 09:00
After months of struggle, the U.N.-backed Covax alliance will soon have many more doses, promising relief for vaccine shortages in poorer countries. But it faces a deepening crisis: difficulties getting shots into arms as the Delta variant spreads.

‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic

Lun, 02/08/2021 - 07:20
Governments and organizations around the world are using geospatial data and digital mapping tools to guide their vaccination campaigns.

C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox

Dom, 01/08/2021 - 22:24
Infections in vaccinated Americans are rare, compared with those in unvaccinated people, the document said. But when they occur, vaccinated people may spread the virus just as easily.

Biden, Republicans and the Pandemic Blame Game

Dom, 01/08/2021 - 07:07
G.O.P. resistance to public health measures has helped fuel Covid’s resurgence. But the president will be left to clean up the mess.

New Rule Raises Question: Who’ll Pay for All the Covid Tests?

Sab, 31/07/2021 - 19:00
With the Delta variant surging, many companies have decided that unvaccinated workers will need to get regular testing.

The Delta Variant Is the Symptom of a Bigger Threat: Vaccine Refusal

Sab, 31/07/2021 - 18:22
There are almost as many reasons for vaccine hesitancy and refusal as there are unvaccinated Americans. But this problem, not the variant, lies at the root of rising infection rates.

Mourning Families Seek Solace From the ‘Grief Purgatory’ of Covid-19

Sab, 31/07/2021 - 15:00
The pandemic has left hundreds of thousands of Americans alone in bereavement, unable to plan proper funerals for their loved ones. Now, they’re planning larger celebrations of life.