Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

A Nursing Home’s Mission to Vaccinate Its Hesitant Staff

Almost all of the residents at Forest Hills of D.C. got their initial Covid-19 shots in January. But nearly half…

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Russia Trumpets Coronavirus Vaccine Exports, While Quietly Importing Doses

MOSCOW — Russia has lauded with much fanfare the arrival of its homegrown vaccine, Sputnik V, in Latin America and…

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NCAA Arena, Once a Movie Star, Is Again Ready for Its Closeup

INDIANAPOLIS — As fresh as Hinkle Fieldhouse may feel — nearly $50 million spent over the past decade has provided…

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A Collapse Foretold: How Brazil’s Covid-19 Outbreak Overwhelmed Hospitals

The virus has killed more than 300,000 people in Brazil, its spread aided by a highly contagious variant, political infighting…

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As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It

Kianna Ameni-Melvin’s parents used to tell her that there wasn’t much money to be made in education. But it was…

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Michael Bennett, Small-Town Doctor Who Pushed for Masks, Dies at 52

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here.…

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What the ‘Invisible’ People Cleaning the Subway Want Riders to Know

LN Pro Services, the contractor that employed Ms. Ochoa in Queens, disputed several workers’ claims. Lily Sierra, the chief executive…

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Opinion | Why QAnon Flopped in Japan

TOKYO — For over 40 years, Japan’s leading purveyor of shadowy phenomena, Mu magazine, has peddled Bigfoot, U.F.O.s and the…

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Coming to Broadway: Vaccinations for New York’s Theater Workers

Some public officials are anxious about the revival of arts and entertainment next week and are calling for more caution.…

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New York’s Reopening: ‘Wild,’ ‘Exciting,’ ‘Hopeful,’ ‘Bad’

The early joys and potential perils of the city coming alive economically and culturally this spring, as Covid-19 lingers. New…

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Shadowed by Pandemic, Olympic Torch Relay Begins in Japan

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — When Bruna Noguchi signed up to be a torchbearer for the Tokyo Olympics a year and a…

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Cuomo’s Family Is Said to Have Received Special Access to Virus Tests

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration arranged special access to government-run coronavirus testing for members of his family and other influential…

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A Hospital Encounters Vaccine Hesitation: ‘I’m Just Not Rushing’

“I think that the history of medical experimentation on Black people plays a role in some of the decision making,”…

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The Long Road to Possibly Impeaching Cuomo

Weather: Early fog and increasing chance of rain through the day. High in the mid-50s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until…

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E.U. Set to Curb Covid Vaccine Exports for 6 Weeks

BRUSSELS — The European Union is finalizing emergency legislation that will give it broad powers to curb exports for the…

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Duckworth and Hirono Refuse to Back Nominees Until Biden Taps More Asian-Americans

“That is not something you would say to the Black Caucus — ‘Well, you have Kamala. We’re not going to…

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U.S. Health Officials Question AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial Results

Federal health officials and an independent oversight board accused AstraZeneca of presenting the world with potentially misleading information about the…

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As Europe’s Lockdowns Drag on, Police and Protesters Clash More

“We have been clear that to save lives and fight this pandemic, people must not currently hold large gatherings,” she…

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Attacks Against Asian New Yorkers: What to Know

Weather: Another nice day: Plenty of sun, and a high in the mid-60s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Sunday (Passover).…

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11 Years On, the Affordable Care Act Defies Opponents and Keeps Expanding

WASHINGTON — More than 200,000 Americans flocked to the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace to sign up for health insurance…

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Opinion | Want to Restore Trust in the AstraZeneca Vaccine? Start Here.

But public confidence is not just about trust in vaccine safety, it is about trust in those who fund, produce…

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Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Challenge: End the Coronavirus Crisis Faster

He added, “It’s going to make a huge difference in people’s lives, and it has already.” But risks remain. For…

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N.Y.C. Subway Needs Riders to Save It. Will They?

As the coronavirus engulfed New York City early last year, Adrienne Crespo, a subway conductor, watched the crowds on the…

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AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Found to Be 79% Effective in U.S. Study

The coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford provided strong protection against Covid-19 in a large clinical…

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Postal Service Struggles to Speed Up Delivery, Compounding Its Troubles

In December, she sent packages of goodies to the 12th graders in her British literature class who were reading “Macbeth.”…

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Miami Beach, Overwhelmed by Spring Break, Extends Emergency Curfew

One day after the spring break oasis of South Beach descended into chaos, with the police struggling to control overwhelming…

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Kent Taylor, Texas Roadhouse Founder and C.E.O., Dies at 65

Kent Taylor, the founder and chief executive of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain, died by suicide on Thursday after suffering…

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The 65+ Crowd Is Vaccinated and Ready to Party

Older Americans still make up a majority of those who have been inoculated, and many are taking advantage and venturing…

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Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow

MUMBAI — India is racing to contain a second wave of the coronavirus, but its vaccination campaign is running into…

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Traffic Cops Return to Rome’s Landmark Piazza

ROME — If, as it’s said, all roads lead to Rome, then they intersect at Piazza Venezia, the downtown hub…

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N.C.A.A. Tournament: Same Courts, Same Game, New Emptiness

INDIANAPOLIS — When the ball was thrown up for Florida and Virginia Tech at just past noon, so began in…

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N.C.A.A.’s Fear of a Canceled Tournament Game Arrives

After Georgia Tech, which was without Moses Wright, the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, was sent home on…

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Where Europe Went Wrong in Its Vaccine Rollout, and Why

BRUSSELS — The calls began in December, as the United States prepared to administer its first batches of Covid-19 vaccine.…

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How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence

Negative Asian-American tropes have long existed online but began increasing last March as parts of the United States went into…

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Opinion | I’ve Spent $60,000 to Pay Back Student Loans and Owe More Than Before I Began

But I just couldn’t get on top of them, even though I lived with roommates and, eventually, left freelancing for…

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US to Send Millions of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Mexico and Canada

The United States plans to send millions of doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Mexico and Canada, the White House…

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Some Long Covid-19 Patients Feel Better After Vaccine Doses

One survey of 345 people, mostly women and mostly in Britain, found that two weeks or more after their first…

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When Your Covid-19 Test Comes Back Positive While Traveling

Amy and her daughter began their evacuation on Feb. 9 in PPE with a 45- minute speedboat ride from the…

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White House to Spend Billions to Increase Virus Testing and Ease Reopening

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration, moving to address a lag in coronavirus testing that is hindering the reopening of schools…

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Dutch Prime Minister Wins a Fourth Term as a Coronavirus Third Wave Looms

LEIDEN, the Netherlands — Mark Rutte, one of Europe’s longest-serving leaders, saw his Party for Freedom and Democracy win big…

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President John Magufuli of Tanzania Dies at 61

NAIROBI, Kenya — President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a populist leader who played down the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic…

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As Vaccinations Speed Along in Serbia, the Country Basks in the Glow of a Successful Campaign

BELGRADE — Stained for years by its brutal role in the horrific Balkan conflicts of the 1990s, Serbia is now…

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Double Masking Can Get Tricky. Here’s an Easy Way to Do It Right.

As new, more contagious variants of the novel coronavirus spread around the world, public health officials are advising us to…

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Why Europe Suspending AstraZeneca Vaccines May Be Political

“It’s been a terrible blow to Europe’s self-confidence, I’d say, on the international stage,” said Johan Norberg, a Swedish-based historian…

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