Fauci Sounds Alarm Over Low Covid Vaccination Rates

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci warned on Sunday that the coronavirus pandemic is now “going in the wrong direction” in the United States because too many Americans are still choosing not to get vaccinated.Asked on CNN’s “State of the Union” program...

The Delta Variant Is the Symptom of a Bigger Threat: Vaccine Refusal

Of the 39 percent of adults who are unvaccinated, about half say they are completely unwilling. But even within that group, some say they would comply if required to do so.Understand the State of Vaccine Mandates in the U.S.Some are...

Fauci Wants to Make Vaccines for the Next Pandemic Before It Hits

In one sense, the world got lucky with the new coronavirus. By sheer chance, scientists just happened to have spent years studying coronaviruses, developing exactly the tools needed to make Covid vaccines as soon as the virus’s genetic sequence was...

The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online

Over the last decade, Dr. Mercola has built a vast operation to push natural health cures, disseminate anti-vaccination content and profit from all of it, said researchers who have studied his network. In 2017, he filed an affidavit claiming his...

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

Its franchise operators employ about 7,000 home care aides, most over age 55. “We’re looking to add another 1,000 to 1,500 caregivers through this program,” said Namrata Yocom-Jan, its president.In eastern Tennessee, where Ray Bales operates two Seniors Helping Seniors...

They Waited, They Worried, They Stalled. This Week, They Got the Shot.

CHICAGO — They acknowledged that they could have showed up months ago. Many were satisfied that they were finally doing the right thing. A few grumbled that they had little choice.On a single day this past week, more than half...

Biden Officials Now Expect Vulnerable Americans to Need Booster Shots

WASHINGTON — Biden administration health officials increasingly think that vulnerable populations will need booster shots even as research continues into how long the coronavirus vaccines remain effective.Senior officials now say they expect that people who are 65 and older or...

Purnell Choppin, 91, Dies; Researcher Laid Groundwork for Pandemic Fight

As well as his daughter, his wife, Joan, survives him.After he took over at the Hughes Institute, Dr. Choppin liked to tell his colleagues a story about meeting their famously reclusive benefactor. In 1938, Hughes, an accomplished aviator as well...

Biden Predicts F.D.A. Will Give Final Vaccine Approval by the Fall

“We’re going to be providing good opportunities and jobs for people who, in fact, are going to be reinvesting that money back in all the things we’re talking about,” Mr. Biden said. “Driving down prices, not raising prices.”Updated July 21, 2021,...

What is HIPAA and How Does the Law Work?

As September beckons people back to the office and the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads rapidly across the country, workplaces are navigating a range of challenges, including whether to require employees to be vaccinated or to reimpose...
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