Tag: Epidemics

Virus slams Cuba as it races to roll out its new vaccines

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HAVANA — The COVID-19 pandemic is slamming Cuba like never before, even as the country races to roll out its homegrown vaccines — the...

Indiana files appeal in federal pandemic unemployment case

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INDIANAPOLIS — State officials filed an appeal this week in an ongoing attempt to withdraw Indiana from federal programs that expanded unemployment benefits during...

Conservative media offers mixed messages on COVID-19 vaccine

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NEW YORK — When Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk talks to patients about the COVID-19 vaccine, she tries to feel out where they get their...

Mixed feelings, a leader in quarantine mar UK ‘freedom day’

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LONDON — Corks popped, beats boomed out and giddy revelers rushed onto dancefloors when England’s nightclubs reopened Monday as the country lifted most remaining...

NCAA hit hard by pandemic, spent $68 million on legal fees

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The NCAA spent nearly $68 million on legal services during the 2019-20 fiscal year even as it lost hundreds of millions in revenue in...

Nightclubs elated, but doubts cloud England’s ‘Freedom Day’

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LONDON — Sparkling wine, confetti, a midnight countdown: It’s not New Year’s Eve, but it might as well be for England’s clubbers. After 17...

Court blocks order lifting CDC virus rules on cruise ships

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge’s ruling that sided with a Florida lawsuit challenging U.S. Centers for...

With pandemic worsening in US, surgeon general worried

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The U.S. surgeon general said Sunday that he's concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state, millions still unvaccinated...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

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PARIS — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that...

Tunisia puts military on vaccination duty as cases soar

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KESRA, Tunisia — Soldiers hold rifles to guard the health center in the traditional Tunisian village of Kesra, while inside, military medics use other...