Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Opinion: We Worked on the U.S. Pandemic Response. Here Are 13 Takeaways for the Next Health Emergency.
The highly disruptive phase of the pandemic is over and the United States, as of Thursday, is ending its public health emergency.
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Not too long ago, we were still languishing in lockdowns. We take a look back on how far we have come in the past two years.
The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight: WHO
As the number of weekly reported deaths from COVID-19 plunged to its lowest since March 2020, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that the end of the pandemic is now in sight.
WHO: COVID deaths down by 15%, cases fall nearly everywhere
The number of coronavirus deaths reported worldwide fell by 15% in the past week while new infections dropped by 9%, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Opinion: Stop dismissing the risk of long covid￼
The covid-19 pandemic is over. That is what most Americans seem to believe as they cram together for Formula One in Miami, sell out basketball stadiums and fill restaurants without masks.
New CDC team: A ‘Weather Service’ to forecast what’s next in pandemic
A new team of federal health scientists officially embarked Tuesday on a mission to provide what has often been absent from the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic: better, faster information about what is likely to happen next in this public health emergency and in future outbreaks.
Covid cut the red tape for welfare benefits. Let’s keep it that way.
It’s usually not a glitch when qualified applicants have a hard time accessing aid they need. That’s how the system was designed.
Africa Is Finally Starting to Act Independently
From the economy to mRNA to TikTok stars, it’s time to celebrate the continent’s steps forward.
Opinion: It’s time to rethink when we should reimpose covid restrictions
As the pandemic worsens in Europe and elsewhere, there is already talk about when public health officials in the United States should reimpose covid-19 measures such as mask mandates. But they should be wary about setting rigid “on-ramps” back to restrictions.
35 companies sign on to produce generic versions of Pfizer’s Covid pill
Thirty-five manufacturers around the world have signed agreements to produce generic versions of Pfizer’s Covid pills and sell them inexpensively in 95 lower-income countries that together are home to more than half the world’s people.