You’re probably going to get COVID at least once a year

COVID is not a "one and done" thing—far from it.

The Anti-Vaccine Movement’s New Frontier

A wave of parents has been radicalized by Covid-era misinformation to reject ordinary childhood immunizations — with potentially lethal consequences.

Monkeypox: Cases detected in three more countries for first time

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has became the first Gulf state to record a case of monkeypox.

The pandemic exposed a clear feminist argument in favour of universal basic income

Two years on from the first lockdown, Hannah Fearn examines the impact the pandemic had on mothers and argues that we can no longer allow those who care for others as their primary occupation to be written off

Monkeypox case identified in Massachusetts as outbreak grows in Europe

A man in Massachusetts marks the first U.S. case of monkeypox identified this year. Officials in the U.K., Spain and Portugal are also investigating new cases.

Place Your Order for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Residential households in the U.S. are now eligible for another order of free at-home tests on

Biden urges cities to spend Covid relief money on police, crime prevention

New York, Washington and a number of other major cities have reported increases in violent crime since the start of the pandemic.

White House prepares to ration vaccines as Covid funding impasse looms

The government’s funds are running out. Tough decisions may soon present themselves.

"Yet with little ability left to force Senate Republicans’ hand, there’s growing fear that perhaps the only way to keep the Covid response alive will be for Covid itself to swamp the nation in infections once again."

Why Being Anti-Science Is Now Part Of Many Rural Americans’ Identity

And why that will make communication around the next crisis so much more challenging.

Cognitive impairment from severe COVID-19 equivalent to 20 years of ageing, study finds

Cognitive impairment as a result of severe COVID-19 is similar to that sustained between 50 and 70 years of age and is the equivalent to losing 10 IQ points, say a team of scientists from the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London.

Will COVID ever end? A forgotten pandemic from the late 1800s might offer some clues

"A quick check of the textbooks—the few that actually mention the thing—will inform you that the pandemic, which killed an estimated 1 million worldwide, lasted from 1889 to 1890.

Experts will tell you it likely hung around much longer and might still lurk, in some form, today."

Kamala Harris’ COVID Announcement Sets Off Another Wave of Anti-Vax Disinformation

The spate of high-profile cases among vaccinated people has not resulted in deaths or hospitalizations, but the White House has failed to push that message.

At least a dozen U.S. universities reinstate mask mandates as Covid cases rise

At least a dozen universities and colleges in the U.S. have reinstated indoor mask mandates this month as Covid cases rise around the country.The decisions to toughen mask rules come as most of the country eases public health restrictions. Philadelphia reinstated then scrapped its indoor mask mandate, causing universities in the city to follow suit.

The Pandemic Warped Our Sense Of Time. Here's How To Gain It Back.

You're not alone if the last two years feels like a black hole. Here's why, plus how you can make it more "normal" now.

Republicans Cheer As Congressional Candidate Demands Fauci’s Execution By Firing Squad

Oklahoma GOP Chair John Bennett's comments advocating violence against the top infectious disease expert earned him applause at a campaign event.

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