The economic disparity of the nation’s rural and urban areas is a problem of long standing. Will the lessons of the pandemic finally lead to change?
Los expertos consideran que muchas personas que presentaron una enfermedad inicial leve o moderada acabarán teniendo síntomas prolongados o nuevas afecciones poscovid.
The puzzling coronavirus cases highlight ongoing surveillance challenges and blind spots.
These pandemic deaths are still uncounted.
Wasn’t this supposed to be the summer of big plans? Inflation, Covid-19 and instability have some travelers putting away their passports and grabbing their weekender bags: The close-to-home vacation isn’t dead yet.
There is no universal definition of the complex condition, but clues about causes and potential treatments are beginning to emerge.
Here's how some readers responded to our story about the one million Americans who have died from Covid-19.
The transition was announced in a letter to agency employees, but details were scant.
Under the ruling, the public health measure known as Title 42 that has denied migrants entry will remain in effect.
Previously, the agency said those 50 and older could opt for the additional shot, but encouraged only people over 65 or with underlying medical conditions to get it.
The latest wave is being driven by Omicron subvariants.
Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller.
Mental health evaluations, chat rooms and parents’ roles. Also: Republicans and shootings; Covid mandates; voters and democracy; Estonia and Russia; abortion funds.
The decision comes at a time when New York City has declared a “high Covid alert.”
As the United States reached 1 million known deaths, there was no national, permanent memorial to the country’s loss. Some survivors have called for more to be done.
Experts say that grief over a death affects a wide range of people, beyond those who might be mentioned in an obituary.
Who does the condition affect, and how widespread is it?
The last messages from those we lost to Covid.
Más de un millón de trabajadoras de la salud tratan a las mujeres y los niños en mayor riesgo de la India, por poco dinero y, a veces, a costa de sus propias vidas.
Inquiries to immigration consultants have surged; social media users trade tips on how to get abroad. But the government aims to “strictly restrict nonessential exit activities.”
After more than two years, the death toll from Covid-19 has reached one million in the United States. Hear loved ones recount memories of the lives lost.
Mayor Eric Adams has focused on antiviral treatments and at-home testing as coronavirus cases surge again.
The requirement to test for Covid before flying to the United States is hated by many travelers and the U.S. travel industry. But the government shows no sign of getting rid of it.
People from around the world have been lingering on the border, awaiting the end of pandemic restrictions. Their fate remains one of the Biden administration’s biggest challenges on immigration.
The coronavirus pandemic, hurricanes and political attitudes might have contributed to an undercount in six states, mostly in the South. The census likely overcounted in eight others.
Our correspondent takes you inside Shanghai’s Covid lockdown.
Los entusiastas de Broadway, los aficionados al arte y los amantes de la comida encontrarán nuevas propuestas en Times Square y sus alrededores y en los vecindarios cercanos a la calle 42, lo que anuncia la promesa de una recuperación animada.
An official in the rural Japanese town wired the 24-year-old man nearly $360,000 by mistake. He lost it in online casinos. Now, the town is suing and he has been arrested.
Mayor Eric Adams of New York said he did not plan to bring back mask mandates despite a citywide increase in newly confirmed cases driven by Omicron subvariants.
A judicial gathering at a seaside resort, with karaoke included, became a superspreader event.
Plus North Korea’s Covid strategy and China’s expanding internet censorship.
Neither is considered a close contact to the first couple, according to the administration.
Scientists and federal health officials are debating plans to pair coronavirus and flu vaccinations in the fall.
Researchers analyzed the largest database of private insurance claims in the United States in the first four months after a diagnostic code for long Covid was created.
Top economic officials are gathering this week to discuss how to keep pressure on Vladimir V. Putin without sinking their economies.
As infections spread quickly, outside experts are warning that the country’s desire to mimic Beijing’s playbook could worsen a coming disaster.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged local leaders and individuals to at least consider returning to wearing masks in indoor public settings.
Plus lockdowns continue in Shanghai, and India’s community health workers press for a raise.
The move doubled to 16 the total number of tests available to each U.S. household through a program that debuted over the winter.
The pandemic has supercharged the decline in the nation’s public school system in ways that experts say will not easily be reversed.
More than eight million of the 28 million children in that age group in the United States have received two vaccine shots.
Josh Shapiro said he had mild symptoms and would stay home during the state’s primary election on Tuesday.
Over a million female health workers treat India’s most at-risk women and children, for little pay and sometimes at the cost of their own lives.
Reports in state news media about the return of daily life in the financial hub brought distressed responses from residents.
According to state media, nearly 1.5 million people have presented with a fever, and 56 have died, in what the country claimed was its first outbreak of the pandemic.
La propagación masiva de la variante ómicron ha hecho que los científicos concluyan que podríamos reinfectarnos varias veces en el transcurso de pocos meses.
The accused gunman was able to get an assault-style weapon even though he had made a threat in high school.
After reaching historic lows more than a decade ago, rates are on the rise again.
Plus climate’s role in Australia’s upcoming election and a Covid-19 protest at Peking University.
City health officials urged New Yorkers to wear medical masks indoors and to take other precautions.
Given that the age group has the lowest coronavirus vaccination rate of all eligible Americans, public health experts are not expecting a rush for the booster.
After another massacre, readers urge not only gun control but also addressing domestic terrorism. Also: A Covid death; lawmakers need to govern; Republican contortions.
The spread of the Omicron variant has given scientists an unsettling answer: repeatedly, sometimes within months.
Authorities moved quickly to censor videos and photos that showed students at Peking University demonstrating.
The former chairman of the Federal Reserve has a new book out on Tuesday explaining the powers of the Fed and Congress to juice or slow our economy amid a supply-chain crunch and sky-high demand.
Plus India bans most wheat exports and South Korea amends surgery laws.
The United States and Australia share similar demographics, but their pandemic death rates point to very different cultures of trust.
As the United States marks one million Covid-19 deaths, Times journalists reflect on the one story or moment from the pandemic that will stay with them forever.
Nearly one million people have died from Covid in the United States. Many of the loved ones they left behind are grieving in a nation that wants to move on.
State media reported 21 new deaths and a huge jump in suspected cases on Saturday, but it was unclear how many had been definitively linked to the coronavirus.
Understanding the death toll — who makes up the one million and how the country failed them — is essential as the pandemic continues.
The prime minister’s rules kept transmission at bay for two years, and by the time the highly infectious Omicron variant hit, the vast majority of New Zealand’s population had been vaccinated.
Ahead of the midterm elections, President Biden is making a forceful push to show he is a defender of law enforcement.
C.D.C. guidelines suggest most people in the state should wear masks indoors, including in schools, although New York City cases remained lower.
A federal judge promised to rule by May 23 on the public health measure, known as Title 42, that has barred migrants from requesting asylum.
Our Tripped Up columnist shares tips and approaches.
Readers ponder an impending horrible milestone. Also: Grief in our times; college debt; policies and public opinion; students’ letters.
The musical, which shuttered temporarily in January as the Omicron variant spread, has struggled with the slow return of tourists to the theater.
Many adults under 35 are throwing financial caution to the wind. It’s all about saving less, spending more and pursuing passions.
Xi Jinping has redoubled his country’s efforts to control the virus, even as a growing number of leaders call on Beijing to change course.
The country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, said 187,800 people were in quarantine, and state TV showed him wearing a mask for the first time.
A congressional report claimed that meatpacking companies issued “baseless” warnings about food shortages and influenced government decisions to keep plants open early in the pandemic.
New reported cases in South Africa have increased 80 percent, from the average two weeks ago, and deaths have increased 44 percent.
Israeli and Palestinian authorities are divided over how to investigate the killing of the Al Jazeera journalist in the West Bank.
Aspen Pharmacare, in South Africa, was licensed to produce the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. It was hailed as an answer to Africa’s struggle to get access to vaccines.
At least 84 veterans died after the outbreak at the state-run Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in March 2020. Massachusetts will pay their families a minimum of $400,000 each under the settlement.
Mi historia de dolor fue tergiversada y usada por gente que propaga mentiras.
Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, was not among those affected, his office said, though neither it, nor the police, named those who were.
The meeting was meant to reinvigorate the response as vaccination and testing lag. Many attendees said Covid fatigue had become nearly as big a danger as Covid itself.
The president said in a formal statement that the United States must ‘remain vigilant’ against a virus that has ‘forever changed’ the country.
The country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, ordered a national lockdown after a subvariant of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was found in the capital.
Antibody levels rose in the children who received it, suggesting the vaccine protects against infection. But the data were gathered before the arrival of Omicron.
The survey, from Gallup, was conducted between April 15 and April 23, at a time when new cases were increasing after plummeting from highs seen during the winter Omicron surge.
The White House has pushed for a $22.5 billion package at home and abroad, warning about the dire consequences of inaction. But a smaller package of $10 billion has been stalled in the Senate.
The teen mental health crisis. Also: Elon Musk, Donald Trump and Twitter; Vladimir Putin’s gambit; Russian TV; Penn Station; flying without masks.
The decision came as countries across the bloc were loosening restrictions in response to the current rates of vaccination and naturally acquired immunity.
There’s a human toll to misinformation.
One of the richest men in the world, and a major donor to pandemic relief efforts, Mr. Gates said on Twitter that he had mild symptoms.
Soaring rates were driven largely by gun-related homicides, which rose 35 percent from 2019 to 2020.
Readers call for more openness and discuss judicial restraint and the justices’ religious beliefs. Also: Mask decisions; Twitter’s dark side; skipping school.
Schools are closed indefinitely in Beijing, while the last subway lines in Shanghai that were still running have ceased operation.
The report sheds new light on executives’ worries about deficiencies in the company’s quality control systems at its troubled Baltimore plant; no contaminated doses were ever released to the public.
A bill to add the Covid vaccine to a list of mandated shots for schoolchildren is a hot potato, its sponsor said.
El panorama de la atención a la salud mental de los adolescentes en EE. UU. es cada vez más similar al consultorio de esta doctora en Kentucky, a donde llegan pacientes cada 15 minutos.
Around the country, the setting for adolescent mental health care looks ever more like this doctor’s office in Kentucky, the next patient arriving every 15 minutes.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
U.S. officials predict another 100 million cases in late 2022.
The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.
Plus the resignation of Sri Lanka’s prime minister and Taiwan’s pandemic pivot.
Ms. Rice said she had last seen President Biden in person on Wednesday while wearing a mask and that, according to the C.D.C. guidelines, he was “not considered a close contact.”
Activists are also pressing President Biden to take a more forceful leadership role in the response as he convenes world leaders for a Covid-19 summit on Thursday.
But Keir Starmer maintained that he was within the law when he had a beer with takeout food during a campaign meeting last year.
New data from China is adding to worries over high inflation, rising interest rates and supply chain disruptions.
The government’s shift reflects a recognition that stringent pandemic measures were stifling economic activity and eroding the island’s international competitiveness.
The New York governor’s exposure comes as the state battles yet another variant that is more transmissible than previous versions of the virus.
Few among us loved the mask when it was forced on us, but it’s worth considering what we’re losing as it disappears.
The antiviral pills, plentiful in the United States, are scarce overseas. Health groups and the White House want to expand access but face obstacles that evoke the H.I.V. epidemic.
President Emmanuel Macron of France vowed in his inauguration speech to lead more inclusively and to address instability provoked by crises, such as the pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine.
The network’s leader sat between the president and first lady, all unmasked, at the event.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
The White House has been asking Congress for $22.5 billion in emergency aid to continue responding to the pandemic, but Republicans have insisted on a much lower number.
Some studies find higher rates of erectile dysfunction among men recovering from the illness.
The agency stressed that the disease was still very rare in children and that a cause had not been determined.
Company officials said the terminations were the result of an internal review, while the fired managers saw it as a response to the recent union victory.
The police are taking another look at allegations that Keir Starmer drank beer in a lawmaker’s office, potentially subjecting him to political headaches similar to those suffered by Boris Johnson.
Covid helps explain it.
The C.D.C. is also keeping a close eye on the nature of hospitalizations.
The agency said the move reflected an updated analysis of the risk of a rare but serious blood-clotting condition in people who get the vaccine.
From “anti-monuments” to ephemeral sand portraits, four art exhibitions encourage viewers to slow down and take stock of our pandemic losses.
The F.A.A. also introduced a “zero tolerance” policy against poor passenger behavior earlier this year.
Moscow wants victories before its Monday holiday.
Some studies find higher rates of erectile dysfunction among men recovering from the illness. But other factors related to the pandemic, like heightened anxiety, may also be to blame.
One prize for Seattle’s Concacaf Champions League title was a chance to face some of the world’s best clubs. When are those games? “No clue,” one FIFA official said.
Nearly 15 million more people died during the first two years of the pandemic than would have been expected during normal times, the organization found. The previous count of virus deaths, from countries’ reporting, was six million.
Muchos especialistas han detectado un incremento en las lesiones en los pies, luego de la inactividad del encierro. Aquí hay recomendaciones para prevenir las lesiones más comunes.
Migrant workers and recent college graduates have been hit hardest by shuttered factories, closed construction sites and an anemic job market.
Broadway enthusiasts, art aficionados and food lovers will find new offerings in and around Times Square and in neighborhoods below 42nd Street, heralding the promise of a vibrant recovery.
Lockdowns and supply chain issues have soured European businesses in China on the idea of further investment in the country, a survey finds.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken was among the attendees reporting coronavirus infections on Wednesday.
A State Department spokesman said Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken had not seen President Biden in several days.
El aprendizaje automático es conocido por su capacidad para detectar cargos de crédito fraudulentos o reconocer rostros. Ahora los investigadores están probando esa tecnología para trabajar con virus.
Revenue in the first three months of 2022 was up 136 percent from a year earlier as travel continued to rebound.
Studying the coronavirus variants that have faded away could help us prepare for what comes next, scientists say.
Carriers are exploiting the supply chain chaos to breach contracts and jack up rates, importers say in asking for federal intervention.
The island is reporting new cases at more than six times the national per-capita rate, and hospitalizations are rising.
New government data suggests that the economy remains far from normal as employers struggle to fill jobs and workers seek better positions.
Beijing has been locking down apartment complexes once cases are found. Here is what my district looked like.
Twelve millennials talked to Times Opinion about the Great Resignation, returning to the office and the workplace in America today.
And Mariupol evacuees start to emerge.
Ali Smith’s new novel, “Companion Piece,” is set in a pandemic-ravaged, post-Brexit Britain, with a perplexing choice at its center.