Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

PARIS — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that was this bad, this far into… Read more

US probes rash of health incidents among diplomats in Vienna

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is investigating a recent rash of mysterious health incidents reported by American diplomats and other government… Read more

GOP governor’s vaccination tour reveals depths of distrust

TEXARKANA, Ark. — Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated had few takers. Free hunting and fishing licenses didn’t change many minds either.… Read more

US COVID-19 cases rising again, doubling over three weeks

The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks, driven… Read more

Eiffel Tower reopens; COVID passes required as of next week

PARIS  — The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months even though the French government introduced new virus rules this week… Read more

Freedom or folly? UK’s end to mandatory masks sows confusion

LONDON  — For many, it’s a common courtesy or a sensible precaution. For others, it’s an imposition, a daily irritation.

The face mask — a highly… Read more

FDA adds warning about rare reaction to J&J COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON  — U.S. regulators on Monday added a new warning to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine about links to a rare and potentially dangerous… Read more

France’s Macron orders all health workers to get vaccinated

PARIS  — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday ordered all French health care workers to get virus vaccine shots by Sept. 15 and urged all of… Read more