Unvaccinated young adults are getting sicker, faster, doctors in the U.S. say.

Unvaccinated young adults are getting sicker, faster, doctors in the U.S. say.

Recently, a 28-year-old patient died of Covid-19 at CoxHealth Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Last week, a 21-year-old college student was admitted to intensive care. Many of the patients with Covid-19 now arriving at the hospital are not just unvaccinated — they are much younger than 50, a stark departure from the frail, older patients…

Britain Will Vaccinate 16- and 17-Year-Old Teenagers

Britain Will Vaccinate 16- and 17-Year-Old Teenagers

Britain is expanding its vaccination campaign to include 16- and 17-year-olds with no underlying health conditions on the advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization, an independent body responsible for advising its health departments. At a news conference in London on Wednesday, Jonathan Van-Tam, Britain’s deputy chief medical officer, said the campaign would…

After cajoling and threats, Pakistan is vaccinating a million people a day.

After cajoling and threats, Pakistan is vaccinating a million people a day.

Pakistan reached a milestone in Covid vaccinations this week, health officials said: The number of people receiving shots surpassed one million a day. But it took extraordinary measures, and much cajoling, to get there. Among other things, the government has threatened to shut off cellphone service, hold back salaries and prohibit air travel for anyone…

Biden administration has plans to require most foreign visitors to be vaccinated.

Biden administration has plans to require most foreign visitors to be vaccinated.

The Biden administration is developing plans to require all foreign travelers to the United States to be vaccinated against Covid-19, with limited exceptions, according to an administration official with knowledge of the developing policy. The plan, first reported by Reuters, will be part of a new system to be put in place after the current…

As Wall Street workers return to the office, longstanding dress codes ease up.

As Wall Street workers return to the office, longstanding dress codes ease up.

As Wall Street workers trickle back into their Manhattan offices this summer, they are noticeable for their casual attire. Men are reporting for duty in polo shirts. Women have stepped down from the high heels once considered de rigueur. Ties are nowhere to be found. The changes may be superficial, but they hint at a…

Indigenous people face a unique risk that is not fully understood, a W.H.O. official said.

Indigenous people face a unique risk that is not fully understood, a W.H.O. official said.

Countries across the Americas must do more to help Indigenous communities prevent and treat Covid-19 infections — and that starts with collecting far more extensive and reliable data, a leading World Health Organization official said on Wednesday. “While each group is unique, no matter where you look, our Indigenous communities are more vulnerable to Covid…

World’s Coronavirus Infection Total Passes Staggering Figure: 200 Million

World’s Coronavirus Infection Total Passes Staggering Figure: 200 Million

Two hundred million is an enormous number. But as the world recorded the 200 millionth recorded case of coronavirus infection, that daunting figure — more than the populations of Germany, France and Spain combined — also fails to capture how far the virus has embedded itself within humanity. While always an imperfect measure of a…