Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

¿Las vacunas funcionan para las nuevas variantes?

El ruido constante de las noticias sobre nuevas variantes del coronavirus[1] —primero en el Reino Unido[2], luego en Sudáfrica, Brasil[3] y Estados Unidos[4]— ha provocado una nueva preocupación: ¿las vacunas protegerán de estas versiones alteradas del virus? Hasta ahora la respuesta ha sido sí, según comentaron varios expertos en entrevistas. Pero dos pequeños estudios nuevos, …

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Are Falling, but Variants Could Erase Progress

CHICAGO — In recent days, coronavirus cases have been dropping steadily[1] across the United States, with hospitalizations falling[2] in concert. But health officials are growing increasingly concerned that quickly circulating variants of the virus could cause new surges of cases faster than the country is managing to distribute Covid-19 vaccines. Public health experts likened the …

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Banished by Trump but Brought Back by Biden, Fauci Aims to ‘Let the Science Speak’

On Thursday morning, just hours after Mr. Biden’s inauguration, Dr. Fauci spoke to the executive board of the World Health Organization, telling the body that the United States would not be following through with Mr. Trump’s demand to leave the group in the middle of a pandemic. “The United States stands ready to work in …

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Here’s What’s in Biden’s Executive Orders Aimed at Covid-19

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Thursday revealed a slate of new executive orders and presidential directives intended to speed up production of Covid-19 supplies, increase testing capacity and require mask wearing during interstate travel — part of a sprawling 200-page national pandemic strategy[1] he announced at a White House event. Taken together, the orders signal …

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Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

An unusual experiment to prevent nursing home staff members and residents from infection with the coronavirus has succeeded, the drug maker Eli Lilly announced on Thursday. A drug containing monoclonal antibodies — laboratory-grown virus-fighters — prevented symptomatic infections in residents who were exposed to the virus, even the frail older people who are most vulnerable, …

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‘Going From Week to Week,’ Cuomo Warns of Vaccine Supply

new video loaded: ‘Going From Week to Week,’ Cuomo Warns of Vaccine Supply transcript Back bars 0:00/1:02 –1:02 transcript ‘Going From Week to Week,’ Cuomo Warns of Vaccine Supply A limited supply of available vaccine doses has affected New York’s Covid-19 vaccination efforts, with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo saying the state will temporarily run out …

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That’s the case for Randy Buescher, 66, an architect in Chicago, who is planning a road trip to New Orleans via Mobile, Ala., where he was born and lived for the first three years before his family moved north. He hasn’t been back since. “I don’t know if I do or don’t have any memories,” …

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A.S.L. Interpreter Who Gave Coronavirus Updates Dies of Covid-19 Complications

Patty Sakal, an American Sign Language interpreter who translated updates about the coronavirus for deaf Hawaiians, died on Friday of complications related to Covid-19. She was 62. Ms. Sakal, who lived in Honolulu, died at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center in San Diego, where she had gone last month to visit one of her daughters, according …

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Trump Financial Disclosure Reveals a Business Upended by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even before the pandemic and the riot, the Trump presidency had complicated business for the Trump brand. For much of his term, the company was stuck in neutral as the family name was removed from several properties and potential new deals never emerged. Mr. Trump’s polarizing politics also appeared to create a red-blue divide, leaving …

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