Communities of Color Confront Many Barriers to Vaccinations

Rates of vaccination in communities of color in New York are lower than rates in largely white communities, new data shows, the latest evidence that suggests Black and brown Americans aren’t getting equal access to vaccines, even though low-income communities

Ohio Begins Adding In 4,000 Overlooked Covid Deaths

Ohio health officials said they had overlooked about 4,000 deaths that occurred over the past several months and would begin reporting them to the public this week. The announcement came just as deaths nationwide had started to ebb after peaking

W.H.O. Panel Recommends AstraZeneca Vaccine Despite Variant Concerns

A World Health Organization panel of experts on Wednesday recommended that the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford be used in countries where concerning new variants of the coronavirus are circulating. The guidance comes after South Africa’s

As Moderna looks to increase the doses in vaccine vials, the White House announces an expected boost in manufacturing.

The upstart drugmaker Moderna is asking U.S. regulators to allow it to increase the amount of coronavirus vaccine put into each vial by as much as 50 percent, arguing that it can speed vaccines to patients by clearing away a

During one pandemic, students are training for the next.

Over the next few months, New York area high school students will gather samples from the city’s birds as a part of the Virus Hunters program, hosted by the nonprofit science outreach organization BioBus. Their goal is to catalog the

Mexico approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for emergency use.

Mexico approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Monday, the country’s top epidemiologist, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, announced in a tweet on Monday evening. It is the fourth country to approve the vaccine. Mexico’s foreign secretary, Marcelo Ebrard, had