C.D.C. Advisers to Discuss Rare Heart Problems in Vaccinated Youth

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are meeting on Wednesday to address reports of rare heart problems in young people immunized with the coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.The reports involve conditions called myocarditis, inflammation of...

C.D.C Studies Say Young Adults Are Less Likely to Get Vaccinated

Younger Americans are less likely to be vaccinated than their elders, and factors like income and education may affect vaccine hesitancy, according to two new studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.By May 22, 57 percent of adults...

Brazil Reported One of the Highest Covid-19 Death Tolls in the World

The Covid-19 death toll in Brazil has now surpassed 500,000, behind only the United States, which marked 600,000 deaths last week, and India, where deaths may range from 600,000 to as high as 4.2 million.Nearly 18 million people have been...

Nations weigh mandates and incentives to drive up vaccination rates.

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed economic and social fault lines around the globe, but Covid-19 vaccines have made the divides even starker: While some poor countries are pleading for doses to save their people, a few rich ones are awash...

Parents and caregivers reported mental health issues more often than others during the pandemic, a C.D.C. study says.

Parents and unpaid caregivers of adults in the United States reported far higher rates of mental health issues during the coronavirus pandemic than people who held neither of those roles, federal researchers reported on Thursday.About 70 percent of parents and...

Taiwan Orders Some Tech Workers to Stay Indoors to Tackle an Outbreak

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Officials in a county in Taiwan are facing a storm of criticism after banning foreign laborers from going outside as part of an effort to stamp out a cluster of coronavirus infections among workers at several technology...

CureVac’s Covid Vaccine Performed Badly in Trial, In Part Due to Variants

The German company CureVac delivered disappointing preliminary results on Wednesday from a clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine, dimming hopes that it could help fill the world’s great need.The trial, which included 40,000 volunteers in Latin America and Europe, estimated...

Vermont is the first state to partially vaccinate at least 80 percent of its eligible population.

Vermont has at least partially vaccinated 80 percent of residents 12 or older, allowing it to lift all remaining state pandemic restrictions, Gov. Phil Scott announced on Monday.Federal data confirmed that the state passed the 80 percent milestone first, while...

Judge Dismisses Houston Hospital Workers’ Lawsuit Over Vaccines

A federal judge in Texas has dismissed a lawsuit brought by employees of Houston Methodist Hospital who had challenged the hospital’s Covid vaccination requirement.U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes, in the Southern District of Texas, issued a ruling on Saturday...

C.D.C. Investigating Cases of Heart Inflammation Following Immunization

Federal officials are reviewing nearly 800 cases of rare heart problems following immunization with the coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, according to data presented at a vaccine safety meeting on Thursday.Not all of the cases are likely to...
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