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C.D.C. Announces $200 Million ‘Down Payment’ to Track Virus Variants

As lawmakers push for billions of dollars to fund the nation’s efforts to track coronavirus variants, the Biden administration announced on Wednesday a new...

Who Will Be the Next F.D.A. Chief?

Two leading contenders generate wider debate about the leadership needed to restore morale and scientific integrity to an agency battered by the politicized Trump...

U.S. and Novavax Will Aid Global Vaccination Campaign

WASHINGTON — An international effort to expedite the manufacturing and distribution of coronavirus vaccines around the globe got a lift on Thursday on two...

Coronavirus Vaccine Nears Final Tests in Cuba. Tourists May Be Inoculated.

HAVANA — People wait in line for four hours to buy detergent in Havana. Cuban pharmacies are out of pain medication. There are national...

My Patients Need Me. Can I Quit?

I live in a city that offers Covid vaccines to volunteers who have worked 15 hours at a vaccination site. Not surprisingly, the demand...

The Coronavirus Crossroads: the Vaccinated, the Stymied and the Waiting

For a vast majority of Americans, a coronavirus vaccine is like sleep for a new parent: It’s all you can think about, even if...

U.K. Virus Variant Is Probably Deadlier, Scientists Say

LONDON — British government scientists are increasingly finding the coronavirus variant first detected in Britain to be linked to a higher risk of death...

As Millions Get Shots, F.D.A. Struggles to Get Safety Monitoring System Running

“It’s great for routine stuff, but when it comes to safety surveillance, it’s all about size,” said Dr. Daniel Salmon, director of the Institute...

How Merck, a Vaccine Titan, Lost the Covid Race

Merck, which was founded in 1891, has been in the vaccine business for more than 100 years, having developed some of the world’s most...

Dying of Covid in a ‘Separate and Unequal’ L.A. Hospital

“That is a tragedy,” Dr. Nida Qadir, co-director of the medical intensive care unit at Ronald Reagan U.C.L.A. Medical Center, said of the M.L.K....

A Few Covid Vaccine Recipients Developed a Rare Blood Disorder

On Jan. 29, Dr. Bussel sent Ms. Legaspi’s physician, Dr. Niriksha Chandrani, an email labeled “my strong recommendations,” noting that he was “very afraid”...

Stay Healthy When Exercising Outdoors

When you are heading out, start with a base layer made of merino wool, polypropylene or material that will wick away water and sweat....

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F.D.A. Clears Johnson & Johnson’s Shot, the Third Vaccine for U.S.

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, beginning the rollout of millions...

Digidog, a Robotic Dog Used by the Police, Stirs Privacy Concerns

Two men were being held hostage in a Bronx apartment. They had been threatened at gunpoint, tied up and tortured for hours by two...

Golden Globes 2021: What to Watch For

LOS ANGELES — “Mank,” David Fincher’s black-and-white tale of Old Hollywood, is nominated for six trophies at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, the most of...