The population boomed in Winhall, Vt., as people tried to get away from Covid-19 hot spots. Bear complaints are up. Plumbers are booked until Christmas. And the dump is “sheer pandemonium.”
Drug company workers, government officials and others have been injected outside the usual testing process. More will be soon, bewildering experts who worry about potential ill effects.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said the state will conduct its own review of vaccines authorized by the federal government over concern that the approval process has become too politicized.
For now, countries are betting they can suppress hospital admissions and deaths without imposing more lockdowns, even as case numbers approach peak levels from last spring.
In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting it happen again.
The nation’s largest performing arts organization, shut by the coronavirus pandemic, sends a chilling signal that American cultural life is still far from resuming.
The staggering toll comes as the pandemic spreads to places that had been spared early on.
Early data for the new school year suggests that attendance in virtual classrooms is down, possibly because students are working or caring for siblings.
The president often criticized the Defense Production Act as anti-business. Now he’s campaigning on having frequently used the law to ramp up production of medical gear.
An expert retail politician has become perhaps the most conspicuous practitioner of social distancing in America.
Tuesday: The state’s unemployment system has been overwhelmed. Officials are trying to fix it. Also: A wildfire update.
We may not find out whether the vaccines prevent moderate or severe cases of Covid-19.