Saturday, January 28, 2023

Pandemic Woes Lead Met Opera to Tap Endowment and Embrace New Work

Facing tepid ticket sales, the company will withdraw up to $30 million from its endowment and stage more operas by living composers, which have...

U.S. Announces New Covid Test Requirements for Travelers From China

The Biden administration said those coming from China, Hong Kong and Macau must show negative coronavirus tests before entering the United States.

People Are Going Back to Holiday Parties — With Covid Tests

As rising Covid rates collide with a return to holiday festivities, hosts are coming up with inventive compromises.

Without a Covid Narrative, China’s Censors Are Not Sure What to Do

The end of “zero Covid” has undermined years of official propaganda, and the vast censorship system is struggling to catch up.

Covid Isn’t the Only Reason Children’s Vaccination Rates Are Falling

Policies in some states are also hurting efforts to keep children safe.

Covid Is Spreading Rapidly in China, New Signs Suggest

Even as official figures from the central government remain low, regional numbers point to explosive outbreaks and overstretched health care systems.

As Covid-19 Continues to Spread, So Does Misinformation About It

Doctors are exasperated by the persistence of false and misleading claims about the virus.

Mayor Adams Warns of Holiday Virus Risks, Encourages Wearing Face Masks

Donning a mask, Mayor Eric Adams urged New Yorkers to protect themselves against a swirl of viral illnesses in the city, including Covid-19, flu...

As Covid Deaths Climb, Even Seniors Skip the Latest Booster

Nearly all Americans over 65 got their initial Covid vaccines. But that immunity is waning, and this time, the government is offering far less...