With the pace of vaccination in the U.S. slowing, the Biden administration’s goal of getting 70 percent of adults inoculated with at least one shot by July 4 is looking harder. Given that, a month-long campaign has begun with incentives…
By William Brangham, Claire Mufson
Brazil this week became just the third country, after the U.S. and Peru, to report a 24-hour tally of COVID-19 deaths that exceeded 4,000.
By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press
The U.K. is in lockdown to try to curb Europe’s worst coronavirus outbreak, which has caused more than 116,000 deaths.
By Associated Press
New daily COVID-19 case counts are steadily falling in the United States. But experts are concerned that more transmissible variants of the coronavirus could reverse that progress.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
By Mike Stobbe, Marion Renault, Associated Press
Despite its world-class medical system and its vaunted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. fell behind in the race to detect dangerous coronavirus mutations.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
House-by-house COVID-19 testing has begun in some communities in England as authorities try to extinguish a new variant of the coronavirus before it spreads widely and undermines a nationwide vaccination program.
As concerns continue to grow about coronavirus variants in the U.S. and globally, the British authorities on Tuesday said they believe a version of the U.K. variant may stunt the effect of some vaccines. Paul Turner, a professor of ecology…
By David Eggert, Don Babwin, Associated Press
While the easing could cause case rates to rise, health experts say it can work if done in a measured way.
By Associated Press
Turkey suspended flights with the U.K. along with other countries in late December upon discovery of the new strain's spread and quarantined thousands of passengers.
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