COVID-19

Why Animals Are Less Vulnerable Than Humans to BA.5 and Omicron

For more than two years, COVID-19 has had its way with humanity. But humans...

A Super Contagious Omicron Mutant Is Worrying Scientists. It’s Called BA.2.75

The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious Omicron mutant that’s...

Scientists Have a New Tool for Tracking COVID-19 Variants: Human Waste

PCR and rapid tests aren’t the only places where evidence of SARS-CoV-2 shows...

Americans Still Disagree on Practically Everything About COVID-19

Since COVID-19 first began spreading in the U.S., Americans have disagreed about the...

Pharmacists Can Now Prescribe Paxlovid, Pfizer’s COVID-19 Pill

(Washington D.C.) — Pharmacists can prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients...

Now That BA.5 Is Dominant, Stopping It Will Be Difficult

Around the world, the latest Omicron subvariant, BA.5, is quickly becoming the dominant...

South Korea Approves First Domestically Developed COVID-19 Vaccine

SEOUL, South Korea — Health officials in South Korea on Wednesday approved the...

U.S. Will Have Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults by End of May, Biden Says

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The First COVID-19 Vaccines Shipped Through COVAX Were Administered in the Ivory Coast

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What to Know About the Monkeypox Drug TPOXX—And Why It’s So Hard to Get

Monkeypox, which federal officials declared a public health emergency on August 4, is not as contagious as the other ongoing public health emergency in...

Kremlin blasts Zelensky’s call for West to close borders to Russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's demand for an international travel ban on all Russians has triggered heavy criticism in Moscow.Zelensky's appeal was received "extremely negatively,"...

Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive...

Trump Asked Aide Why His Generals Couldn’t Be Like Hitler’s, Book Says

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump told his top White House aide that he wished he had generals like the ones who had reported...

Tornado Cash hit with sanctions, accused of helping North Korea hackers

The US on Monday imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, accusing it of helping hackers, including from North Korea, to launder proceeds...

Climate deniers use past heat records to sow doubt online

With Europe gripped by successive heatwaves, climate-change deniers are spreading skepticism by publishing data on social media on extreme temperatures allegedly recorded decades ago...