Live Covid-19 Coverage: Global Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe Department of Health and Human Services is giving permission to pharmacists nationwide to administer all scheduled shots, including the flu vaccine, to children as young as 3.Credit…LM Otero/Associated Press U.S. health agencies announce moves to confront the flu season and plummeting child vaccination rates. Two top U.S. health agencies…

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Evan Kinori Makes Clothes for Men

SAN FRANCISCO — Is this a good time to talk about “enoughness?” It was in long-ago 1973 that the economist E.F. Schumacher first published “Small Is Beautiful,” a seminal (and, to the surprise of some, best-selling) collection of essays critiquing Western economics. Mr. Schumacher was among the first to champion sustainability, localization, small-scale industry and…

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New Measures Aim to Boost Vaccine Rates for Flu and Children’s Shots

The Trump administration has announced measures intended to boost childhood vaccination rates that have sagged during the coronavirus pandemic, putting hundreds of thousands at risk of contracting serious and life-threatening diseases. The Department of Health and Human Services is giving permission to pharmacists nationwide to administer all scheduled shots to children as young as 3,…

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