In Oregon, Scientists Find a Virus Variant With a Worrying Mutation

Scientists in Oregon have spotted a homegrown version of a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that first surfaced in Britain — but now...

Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to Be Vaccinated?

She endorses reimbursing staff members for time and expenses. But, she noted: “There’s good evidence from behavioral economics that offering money signals taking...

How Rhode Island Fell to the Coronavirus

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The numbers began ticking up in September. After a quiet summer, doctors at Rhode Island Hospital began seeing one or...

China subjects some travelers to anal swabs, angering foreign governments.

China is requiring some travelers arriving from overseas to receive an invasive anal swab test as part of its coronavirus containment measures, a...

Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Origins

Asked to respond to the letter, Tarik Jasarevic, a spokesman for the W.H.O., replied in an email that the team of experts that...

Popular Drug Does Not Alleviate Mild Covid-19 Symptoms, Study Finds

Ivermectin, a controversial anti-parasitic drug that has been touted as a potential Covid-19 treatment, does not speed recovery in people with mild cases...

One and Done: Why People Are Eager for Johnson & Johnson’s...

In North Dakota this week, health officials are sending their first Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines to pharmacies and urgent care clinics, where...

Her Eyelid Drooped and She Kept Getting Weaker. What Was Going...

Three weeks later when she went back to see her doctor, the patient still hadn’t gotten the test. And now she had a...

Tips for Coping at Home: Advice From a Lifestyle Reporter

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together.As we remain in...

Delayed Skin Reactions Appear After Vaccine Shots

Some people are having delayed reactions to their first dose of a Covid vaccine, with their arms turning red, sore, itchy and swollen...