The former prime minister quit after getting a confidential report about whether he had lied to lawmakers about lockdown-breaking parties.
A major jeweler claims the pandemic may have prevented people from meeting their future fiancés, cutting demand for engagement rings. Inflation and anxiety among shoppers haven’t helped.
Dr. Jha, who oversaw the Biden administration’s pandemic response as it wound down, will return to his post as dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University.
Strict pandemic lockdowns may have allowed animals to range more widely and spend time closer to roads, a new study suggests.
A challenging time proved to be fertile ground for experimentation that continues to pay off.
Wildfire smoke underscores the need for better indoor air quality.
Analysts said the countries’ mutual need to keep energy prices high would help them maintain close ties, despite signs that Moscow has undercut previous deals.
An arts program in a California state facility disproves the idea that “nobody dances in prison,” encouraging inmates to channel their lives and emotions into movement.
Doctors make assumptions about a case — and those assumptions can sometimes cloud their judgment.
Park Hotels & Resorts said it stopped making payments on a $725 million loan tied to two prominent hotels in a city hit hard by pandemic-related changes.
A new report projects that economic growth will slow this year and remain weak in 2024.
Mr. Kennedy, a long-shot Democratic presidential candidate with surprisingly high polling numbers, said he wanted to close the Mexican border and attributed the rise of mass shootings to pharmaceutical drugs.
A panel examining how Britain handled the pandemic wants copies of the former prime minister’s text messages, but the government is taking the matter to court.
The two combative men from Queens have often been antagonists, but now they both see an opening to attack the Florida governor over his pandemic leadership.
Boris Johnson’s misadventures still make headlines, but Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bigger problem is high inflation and soaring bond yields reminiscent of those that toppled Liz Truss.
This 3-D reconstruction of lung scans reveals damage that has lingered for years in patients who became severely ill early in the pandemic.
For many, shared offices have become an escape from often chaotic homes — and a chance to join a community. Are they the future of co-working?
After scraping by during the pandemic, cinemas are hoping to lure back moviegoers by spending millions of dollars on upgrades.
The legislation would prevent President Biden from issuing another last-minute extension on the payments beyond the end of the summer.
An election in Alberta will be a test of a premier who has said that she models her politics after those of prominent right-wing U.S. politicians.
Pandemic lockdowns, on the heels of the turmoil of pro-democracy protests, hurt an airline that relied on Hong Kong as a vibrant gateway to Asia.
Also, a reader-made playlist.
Pandemics are not inevitable.
Después de tres años pandémicos de mascarillas omnipresentes, algunos japoneses sienten que sus expresiones faciales están un poco oxidadas. Al rescate llega Keiko Kawano, instructora de sonrisas.
La oportunidad de revisar las antiguas normas sociales ha sido uno de los pocos efectos secundarios positivos de la pandemia. Y la vestimenta es una de ellas.
The authorities say that cases are up, and one doctor estimates that there could soon be 65 million cases a week. But China appears determined to move on.
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida vowed to repeal the First Step Act, a Trump-era criminal justice law, if elected president. He called it “basically a jailbreak bill.”
The pandemic took the conservative party in the oil-rich province of Alberta far to the right. An election on Monday will test if voters, traditionally among Canada’s most conservative, will follow.
A host of issues face the markets, beyond the prospect of a possible default on U.S. debt. Hedge your bets and ride it out, our columnist says.
The Employee Retention Credit has spawned a cottage industry of firms claiming to help businesses get stimulus funds, often in violation of federal rules.
Reasons include a stronger supply of oil and weaker-than-expected demand, energy experts say. Some people are saving hundreds of dollars on fuel.
As states begin to drop people from their Medicaid programs, early data shows that many recipients are losing their coverage for procedural reasons.
The former prime minister was fined last year while still the head of government for breaking Covid rules in 2020, one of a series of scandals that eventually led to his resignation.
The Biden administration has prioritized preserving a $5 billion vaccine development program in discussions with House Republicans on clawing back unspent Covid-19 funds.
“It seemed like a switch flipped right before Thanksgiving,” the leader of the Chicago Symphony said.
The money is intended to reduce “incursions,” in which planes, vehicles and people mistakenly obstruct runways, and it will be used on infrastructure improvements.
Readers discuss how schools can help students who’ve fallen behind since the pandemic. Also: Jail reform; mercy for death row inmates; Dianne Feinstein.
A justice who frequently struggles to see injustice and cruelty in the present will surely struggle to see injustice and cruelty in the past.
Reduced commuting won’t raise G.D.P. So what?
Don’t be fooled by its generic title. Lesley Lokko’s “Laboratory of the Future” is the most ambitious and pointedly political Venice Architecture Biennale in years.
The strike, the first by doctors in New York City since 1990, shows how the pandemic may be leading to rising activism among young doctors.
A case for ending the epidemic blame game.
The death this week is at the center of concerns about the government’s policy of detaining children for any period of time, often in crowded settings.
The justices acted after the Biden administration announced that the health emergency used to justify the measure, Title 42, was ending.
Black Lives Matter protests reduce police violence. Homicides have risen. How do we make sense of it all?
The crisis phase of the pandemic is officially finished, and Covid-related health care entitlements will change.
Tokophobia, as it’s called, is not often studied in the United States. But a new survey finds that it may be very common, particularly among Black women and in disadvantaged communities.
Readers respond to articles that defended giving Mr. Trump that forum. Also: The moral struggle in politics; helping the homeless; a study on masking.
What happened at the United States’ southern border when the pandemic-era policy expired?
It’s an interesting question, given that the economy is actually looking remarkably strong.
After three years of Covid-era masking, some Japanese people feel their facial expressions are a bit rusty. Enter Keiko Kawano, smile instructor.
The system for one disease, Covid, had similarities to “Medicare for all.”
Ditching “hard pants” is just another way that the pandemic has altered the fabric — literally — of our lives.
Lab safety failures have been a continual danger, with too little being done.
While mandates and lockdowns are long gone, the virus isn’t and, for some Americans, neither are masks.
International travelers entering the country are no longer required to be vaccinated, removing the last of the restrictions on travel put in place beginning in 2020.
El gobierno estadounidense intenta restringir los cruces fronterizos que podrían aumentar al vencer una política implementada por la pandemia, pero tiene poco control sobre las crisis que han trastocado las vidas de millones en América Latina.
More than 1.1 million Americans have died of Covid. An official end to the health emergency has landed in complicated ways for those affected most acutely.
With other virus tracking efforts winding down, wastewater data is likely to become increasingly important in the months ahead, scientists say.
The United States is trying to curtail border crossings as a Covid-era immigration policy lifts this week, but it has little control over the crises in Latin America that have upended the lives of millions.
The United States’ struggle to respond to the virus has highlighted the importance of communicating with the public, sharing data and stockpiling vital supplies.
Despite many failures, the nation still got several things right.
Honest reflection is essential to ensure that the nation’s response to the next pandemic is better.
The country has recorded more than 1.1 million deaths from the virus.
Lab safety doesn’t need to torpedo scientific progress.
Asylum seekers are pouring in at a fraught moment, when Chicago is changing mayors, its shelters are full, and a pandemic-driven restriction at the southern border is expected to end.
The coronavirus public health emergency, declared by the Trump administration in 2020, will expire on Thursday. Interviews with senior health officials suggest the nation is not ready for a new pandemic.
After making little progress with Republican leaders at the White House on Tuesday, the president previewed two possible endgames to resolve a debt-limit standoff.
The city had already stopped some services, like mobile testing sites, but many others, including free vaccines and Paxlovid, will continue for now.
Rent increases are slamming businesses in the boroughs, while Manhattan commercial rents are declining.
Ya no es una emergencia de salud pública de importancia internacional. Pero dos cosas son seguras: el SARS-CoV-2 permanecerá entre nosotros y seguirá evolucionando.
Dr. Franklin and giving credit to women for their scientific contributions. Also: New College of Florida; Black unemployment; housing solutions; Covid risks.
Tres años de pandemia, el fin del Título 42 en EE. UU. y más para ponerse al día.
An emergency health rule used to swiftly expel migrants is about to expire, and a spike in arrivals is expected at the southern border.
La política que ha permitido la rápida expulsión de muchos inmigrantes en la frontera sur se levantará el jueves. Las autoridades se preparan para un nuevo aumento de la inmigración.
The return of budget tour groups from mainland China is sparking frustrations — and a dose of snobbery — in a city starved for business.
The world needs to move from response to preparedness mode.
La emergencia sanitaria por COVID-19 ha terminado a nivel internacional, según anunció la Organización Mundial de la Salud el 5 de mayo.
Una regla sanitaria implementada durante la pandemia, y que se utilizaba para expulsar inmediatamente a los migrantes, pronto dejará de estar vigente.
A financial stability report from the Federal Reserve flagged concerns tied to rising interest rates, including in commercial real estate.
Title 42, the rule used to immediately expel migrants, will end this week. U.S. officials expect illegal crossings to increase, placing additional strain on an already overtaxed system.
High turnover and low pay are luring its staff to the private sector, leaving the banking supervisor, and the financial system, more vulnerable to a crisis.
Small businesses outside Manhattan helped fuel the city’s recovery from the pandemic. Their rents have soared, and people of color are bearing the brunt of the increases.
How to fix the embattled agency.
As the nation’s schools “return to normal,” teachers in a Los Angeles neighborhood hit hard by Covid are left to manage their students’ grief — and their own.
Title 42, the policy that has allowed the swift expulsion of many migrants at the southern border, will lift on Thursday. Officials are bracing for a new immigration surge.
In an announcement on Friday, the head of the beleaguered agency said she would step down in June. “We made this world a safer place,” she said.
“La fase de emergencia ha terminado, pero la covid no”, dijo una funcionaria de la OMS. La decisión cambia poco en la práctica pero es un momento significativo.
With the official end of the public health emergency next week, the agency will no longer report community levels of infection and will stop trying to tally every case.
But Covid isn’t quite done with us yet.
The decision has little practical effect but is a significant moment in the struggle against a virus that has killed millions and upended lives throughout the world.
The month after King Charles is crowned, a piece of jewelry that his first wife designed will be on the auction block.
And nearly one in four New Yorkers lost at least one person close to them, according to a newly released survey. The toll was even higher among people of color.
Peter K. Ben Embarek led a contentious international investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Most of the deaths occurred during the early months of the year and mostly among older adults, according to new federal data.
A storm, a pandemic, and Black Puerto Rican history pervade his work at MoMA PS 1, with materials sourced from daily life.
The authorities arrested a close aide of former President Jair Bolsonaro on charges that he forged vaccine records, possibly to help Mr. Bolsonaro enter the United States.
If the raccoon dog was a smoking gun, it fired blanks.
The latest test results continue a nearly decade-long decline. Try a sample quiz to test your knowledge.
The end of pandemic-era restrictions has unleashed a luxury spending rebound in China. Which Western brands are coming out on top?
In Sarah DiGregorio’s “Taking Care,” the author explores the history, culture and crucial importance of nurses.
The requirements helped end the public health emergency. But they also prompted a politically charged debate.
The animated film’s grosses helped make April the first month to surpass its prepandemic average at the box office.
We need better data to guide pandemic decisions.
Three years ago we were caught flat-footed, and many people died.
Tech workers have stayed home, and ongoing social problems downtown are forcing civic and business leaders to confront harsh realities about the city’s pandemic recovery.
After analyzing genetic data swabbed from a Wuhan market in early 2020, a virologist said it was unclear if animals for sale there had been infected.
The forms were originally due in the early days of the pandemic. The I.R.S. estimates that 1.5 million people are owed money, but they must file by July 17.
Long school closures have put public education — and Randi Weingarten, the leader of a major teachers’ union — on the defensive.
No podemos esperar respuestas sobre cómo comenzó la COVID-19 para empezar a tomar medidas para prevenir una próxima pandemia.
The president omitted key context when discussing the federal deficit, exaggerated his approval ratings and misstated his family history.
Early in the pandemic, scientists began testing an old TB vaccine against the coronavirus. But the trial enrolled fewer participants than expected as new Covid vaccines were introduced, and no discernible effect was found.
While fingers are pointed at Trump and Fauci, the virus was an unbeaten foe.
Mothers continue to work around the clock. The pandemic didn’t change that.
Un estudio reveló que los hombres y las personas que sufrieron la enfermedad de forma grave tenían más probabilidades de desarrollar la afección en el plazo de un año. Pero los datos no prueban que el coronavirus provoque diabetes.
President Biden has acknowledged that he has not accomplished all he wished to. But that, he maintains, is an argument for his re-election.
It was not clear, however, whether travelers would still be required to take antigen tests.
Debates over uncertainties cannot come at the expense of action.
Leaders on the continent have vowed that if there is another pandemic, they won’t be shut out of the vaccine market.
In his most extensive interview yet, Anthony Fauci wrestles with the hard lessons of the pandemic — and the decisions that will define his legacy.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are lower than they’ve been in years. We asked experts how to think about personal risk — and what the future likely holds.
Also, China suppressed Covid-19 data.
There’s an outbreak in the animal kingdom.
Under government pressure, Chinese scientists have retracted studies and withheld or deleted data. The censorship has stymied efforts to understand the virus.
Alejandro Toledo, que gobernó Perú a principios de siglo, será extraditado desde Estados Unidos. Ha sido acusado en uno de los mayores escándalos de corrupción de América Latina.
Alejandro Toledo, who ruled Peru two decades ago, will be extradited from the United States. He has been charged in one of Latin America’s biggest corruption scandals.
In 2021, Megan O’Connor and her friends organized a singles outing in Brooklyn. Omar Elsayed showed up, and the two hit it off immediately. But it was a “serendipitous encounter” in Greece that sealed the deal.
One expert said the blood-clotting syndrome was estimated to occur in one in 50,000 people under 40 and one in 100,000 over 40 who received AstraZeneca’s vaccine.
After leaving England and returning to Australia, the best-selling author wrote a novel about a writer who left England and returned to Australia.
Older Americans and those with weakened immune systems, groups still particularly vulnerable to the virus, may receive additional shots of the reformulated vaccine, federal officials said.
Announcing his long-shot bid to challenge President Biden, he spoke to a crowd of people who voiced their shared skepticism about vaccines and the pharmaceutical industry.
The largest public sector union in Canada went on strike on Wednesday over wages and return to office rules, causing delays to border crossings and passport and income tax services.
Suzan-Lori Parks wrote one play a day for 13 months during the pandemic. Those stories come to life onstage in the form of monologues, dialogues and songs at Joe’s Pub.
The program, which will include a partnership with pharmacy chains, will help cover the cost of vaccinating patients when the shots move to the commercial market later this year.
The blaze appears to be the deadliest in the past two decades in the city, even though firefighters seemed to extinguish it quickly.
Men and people with severe illnesses were more likely to develop the condition within a year. But the data does not prove that the coronavirus causes diabetes.
Seniors and people with compromised immune systems may get a second bivalent booster if at least four months have passed since their last one.
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