At Covid Summit, Biden Sets Ambitious Goals for Vaccinating the World

WASHINGTON — President Biden, declaring the coronavirus an “all-hands-on-deck crisis,” set out ambitious goals on Wednesday for ending the pandemic and urged world...

Some activists say that Biden’s new plan for donating vaccines is...

When President Biden announced in June that the United States would buy 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer nations, there was...

C.D.C. Panel Will Meet on Who Gets Pfizer Vaccine Booster

Scientific advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are scheduled to meet on Wednesday to decide which Americans should get booster...

Why Exercise Alone Isn’t Enough to Lose Weight

For the new study, which was published in August in Current Biology, some of the scientists involved in the initiative set out to...

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Both Knockouts, but One Seems to Have the...

It was a constant refrain from federal health officials after the coronavirus vaccines were authorized: These shots are all equally effective.That has turned...

Pressure Grows on U.S. Companies to Share Covid Vaccine Technology

Global health advocates say Moderna has a special obligation to share its technology because its vaccine relies in part on technology developed by...

High Covid Hospitalizations Have Delayed Elective Surgeries

Because of her condition, she chokes easily and has a hard time breathing. “I just cry all the time because of my situation,”...

Biden Pushes Global Plan to Battle Covid-19 as National Gaps Widen

WASHINGTON — Already grappling with divisions in his own country over vaccine mandates and questions about the ethics and efficacy of booster shots,...

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Pfizer Boosters for Those Over 65 or at...

After offering boosters to the general population, she said, Israel was now averaging about half as many severe or critically ill patients as...

John Nkengasong, of the Africa C.D.C., Will Lead PEPFAR

“He’s a very strong public health leader with many years of experience, and would bring great connectivity to African leaders and community partners,”...