Covid pill: FDA authorizes two oral antivirals to treat coronavirus infection

This is the second Covid-19 antiviral pill authorized for ill people to take at home, before they get sick enough to be hospitalized. Merck has an agreement with the US…

Of Mouth Molds and Michelin Stars: Chef Finds Fame After Epic Takedown

“They had a good time making fun of us,” said Mr. Pellegrino, adding that if the party had acted the same in a local trattoria, “they would have gotten a…

As Humanitarian Disaster Looms, U.S. Opens Door for More Afghanistan Aid

Facing pressure to prevent a humanitarian and economic catastrophe in Afghanistan, the Biden administration on Wednesday took steps to allow more aid to flow into the Taliban-led country. The measures…

Omicron has now been detected in every US state

A booster dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is drawn up in a vaccination clinic set up at St Columba’s Church in Sheffield, England, on December 15. (Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)…

Covid Live Updates: Omicron, Vaccine and Booster News

ImageOutside the Royal London Hospital on Monday. The latest wave of coronavirus cases is putting severe pressure on Britain’s health care system.Credit…Tolga Akmen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images England said on…

Best Mortgage Sites and Deals of 2021

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Israel to Administer a Fourth Round of Covid Vaccines

JERUSALEM — Israeli officials said Tuesday that the country will administer a fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, in a bid to curb the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.…

Omicron variant and coronavirus news

President Biden defended his administration’s actions on testing Tuesday, telling reporters that the shortage of tests in the US was “not a failure.” “No it’s not,” the President responded to…

Biden Omicron Speech Live: Latest News Updates

The terrace at Gordon’s Wine Bar in central London is serving only outside.Credit…Andrew Testa for The New York Times “You could feel Christmas was coming,” Amanda Whiteside, a manager at…

26 best puffer jackets and coats of 2021

Cute, comfy and oh-so-warm, puffer jackets are the MVPs of any winter wardrobe. But when it comes to finding the right puffer, the options can be overwhelming: Do you go…