It does not turn out to be right to pay people to take the Covid-19 vaccine

Economic incentives, public health announcements, and other tactics used by state and local governments and employers to encourage people to get the Covid-19 vaccine did not have a noticeable effect on vaccination rates among those already hesitant to get the shot, new shows research. Moreover, the strategies sometimes had the opposite effect of their intended … Read more

New York City inches against Covid-19 by becoming endemic

Every wave of Covid-19 patients who have crashed through the doors of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens has been more manageable than the last. In the spring of 2020 and the following winter, the hospital needed extra spaces to care for Covid-19 patients who need oxygen and are struggling to breathe. At the … Read more

Endemic Covid-19 has arrived in Portugal. This is what it looks like.

LISBON – In this football-mad capital of a football-occupied nation, the stadiums are full again. Portugal, a country that was ravaged by the Delta variant of coronavirus earlier this year, now has the highest Covid-19 vaccination rate in Europe and gives a glimpse of a country trying to control what is on the rise degree … Read more