The opposition to masks has been particularly crushing for parents like Ms. Hart, who see in-person schooling as a lifeline for their children with disabilities. Those students have been among the most underserved during the pandemic but also sometimes face a higher probability that going to school could make them severely ill. Tennessee is one…Details
WASHINGTON — After weeks of internal strife at the Food and Drug Administration, the agency on Wednesday authorized people over 65 who had received Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine to get a booster shot at least six months after their second injection. The F.D.A. also authorized booster shots for adult Pfizer-BioNTech recipients who are at high risk…Details
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 leaders, drug companies, philanthropies and nonprofit groups to embrace a target of vaccinating 70 percent of the world by next year. But the course that Mr. Biden charted, at a virtual Covid-19…Details
When President Biden announced in June that the United States would buy 500 million Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer nations, there was a gaping hole in his plan: To fund it, the administration quietly diverted hundreds of millions of dollars that had already been promised to countries for helping to get shots into people’s…Details
Hopes were high for travel in the summer of 2021. In the United States, vaccines rolled out, new coronavirus cases plummeted and bookings were on the rise as restrictions melted away. In reality, summer travel’s restart was messy. The Delta variant surged in the United States and beyond, some foreign borders snapped shut again, airline…Details
For last week’s Met Gala, Grimes wore a Dune-inspired reptilian dress and carried a steel sword made from a melted down AR-15 rifle. The woman who pulled the ensemble together is a stylist named Turner, a former accessories editor at Jane magazine, who has been Grimes’s stylist for six years. Raised in Alexandria, Va., Turner…Details
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People with big boobs understand: finding a comfortable and supportive bra is much harder than it should be in the year of our Lord 2021. As recently as 2013, the average American woman’s bra size was a 34DD—so why is it such a challenge, even now, to find a bra in that size? To make…Details
On Oct. 12, the Harvard researcher and biotech company founder David Sinclair talks with Andrew Ross Sorkin about the quest for immortality.
Scientific advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are meeting on Wednesday and Thursday to decide which Americans should get booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine — and when. The committee’s discussions are normally a scientific affair of little interest to most people. But this meeting is likely to be closely watched…Details