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Waiting on U.S. Mandate, Some Nursing Homes Are Slow to Vaccinate Staff

At facilities in several states, many workers are still not immunized. “I just feel like a sitting duck,” one resident said.

Small Needles, Short Lines and Few Tears: Biden’s Plan to Vaccinate Young Children

White House officials, anticipating the approval of coronavirus shots for 5- to 11-year-olds within weeks, will rely on doctors, clinics and pharmacies instead of mass inoculation sites.

In a First, Surgeons Attached a Pig Kidney to a Human — and It Worked

A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig seemed to function normally, potentially a new source for desperately needed transplant organs.

Racism Is Declared a Public Health Crisis in New York City

The Board of Health passed a resolution directing the Health Department to work toward a “racially just recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic.

F.D.A. Moves to Make Some Hearing Aids Available Without a Prescription

The proposed rule could make it easier for Americans with mild to moderate hearing impairments to get the devices.

N.Y.C. Board of Health Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

The Board of Health passed a resolution directing the Health Department to work toward a “racially just recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic.

Bolsonaro's Pandemic Handling Draws Explosive Allegation: Homicide

A Senate committee’s report initially recommended that Jair Bolsonaro be charged with mass homicide and genocide, after concluding that he had purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity.

Bolsonaro Should Face Homicide Charges Over Pandemic, Brazil Lawmakers Say

A long-awaited report from Brazil’s Senate concludes that Jair Bolsonaro purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity.

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Hospitalization for 12-18, Study Shows

The C.D.C. looked at children hospitalized with Covid-19 or other illnesses, and found those who were immunized to be far more protected.

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work

The F.D.A. may authorize booster shots of vaccines different from the ones that Americans originally received. The science behind the move is promising.

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