Long Covid Is Keeping Significant Numbers of People Out of Work, Study Finds

Katie Bach, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who was not involved in the report, said the study showed that “we have a group of people who got…

F.D.A. Outlines a Plan for Annual Covid Boosters

Americans may be offered a single dose of a Covid vaccine each fall, much as they are given flu shots, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday. To simplify…

No Increased Stroke Risk Linked to Pfizer’s Covid Boosters, Federal Officials Say

Fears that the Covid booster shots made by Pfizer-BioNTech may increase the risk of strokes in people aged 65 and older were not borne out by an intensive scientific investigation,…

David Kessler, Leader of Biden’s Covid Vaccine Effort, Is Stepping Down

WASHINGTON — Dr. David A. Kessler, who for the past two years has been the behind-the-scenes force driving a vast federal effort to develop and distribute coronavirus vaccines and treatments,…

The Long Arc of Long Covid – The Assignment with Audie Cornish

I feel the responsibility not to take up too much of your time in a way that I don’t typically with a guest. Yeah, I appreciate that very much. The…

UK Economy Withers as Covid Puts Workers on the Sidelines

Christina Barratt was used to the 12- to 14-hour days. For years, she would get into her car each morning and set out to department stores and other retailers all…

The new Covid variant XBB.1.5 and why it’s spreading so quickly

CNN  —  For weeks, scientists have been watching a slew of Omicron descendants duke it out for dominance of Covid-19 transmission in the United States, with the BQs – BQ.1…

Jack Ma’s Alibaba, China tech giants are making a comeback post zero Covid

Hong Kong CNN  —  Chinese tech giants are witnessing a dream start to the year. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index — a popular index tracking Chinese firms listed in…

E.U. Urges Nations to Require Negative Covid Tests for Travelers From China

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday “strongly encouraged” its 27 member nations to require a negative Covid-19 test for travelers boarding flights from China to the region, amid a…

How Bad Is China’s Covid Outbreak? It’s a Scientific Guessing Game.

As Covid barrels through China, scientists around the world are searching for clues about an outbreak with sprawling consequences — for the health of hundreds of millions of Chinese people,…