Health

‘I Need an Army’: Across America, Schools Cram for Their Covid Tests

SAN ANTONIO — One recent Thursday, Ciara Brown, a junior at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio, stepped up…

U.S. schools with mask requirements are seeing fewer outbreaks, the C.D.C. finds.

School mask mandates have generated controversy in many parts of the country. Now, two studies, published on Friday by the…

Covid Vaccine Pioneers and Others Win 2021 Lasker Awards in Medicine

The Lasker awards for 2021, announced Friday, were given to scientists whose work was crucial for Covid-19 vaccines, scientists who…

Boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients weren’t up for debate during a C.D.C. panel.

A committee of scientific advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Thursday to recommend booster doses…

C.D.C. Chief Overrules Agency Panel and Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Boosters for Workers at Risk

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday overruled a recommendation by an agency advisory panel…

Federal Panel Recommends Booster Shots, Opening New Campaign Against the Virus

An influential scientific panel on Thursday opened a new front in the campaign against the coronavirus, recommending booster shots of…

The F.D.A. has made its move. Next question: Exactly who should get Pfizer boosters?

Scientific advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking up a thorny challenge on Thursday: Who qualifies…

A ‘Race-Free’ Approach to Diagnosing Kidney Disease

A scientific task force on Thursday called for jettisoning a common measure of kidney function that adjusts results by race,…

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