The Confounding Tale of the Covid Shut-In Girl

The Confounding Tale of the Covid Shut-In Girl

28 September 2022 at 17.55 ET A child looks up as they ride the merry-go-round as the Canadian National Exhibition reopens after a two-year hiatus in Toronto on August 19. Photo: CARLOS OSORIO/REUTERS Toronto Canada has been slower than almost any other country outside of China to recognize that the Covid-19 pandemic is over. The … Read more

Who was the masked economist?

Who was the masked economist?

A sign requiring proof of a Covid-19 vaccination is shown inside an office building in Washington, January 31. Photo: SARAH SILBIGER/REUTERS I was looking forward to the American Economic Association’s January conference in New Orleans after two years of virtual meetings. Then I got this notice from the AEA: “All registrants must be vaccinated against … Read more

Statement: Immunocompromised people are still being treated as collateral damage as the pandemic continues

Statement: Immunocompromised people are still being treated as collateral damage as the pandemic continues

I think I’m angrier now than when COVID-19 first sent us all into hiding. Despite the coronavirus continuing to spread, mutate and kill, the country appears to have moved on, leaving vulnerable populations to live in isolation and fear. Here in Harris County, we are still averaging between 1,000 and 2,000 new cases a day. … Read more

Albany County recommends returning to mask

Albany County recommends returning to mask

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – Due to the rising COVID-19 positivity rate, which is largely due to new variants, the Albany County Department of Health has issued an official public health advisory that strongly recommends all residents, regardless of vaccination status, wearing masks in indoor public spaces. In addition, they encourage residents to complete their primary … Read more