10 personal stories from Times staff writers in 2021
Times reporters usually observe from the sidelines, but sometimes they become part of the story. Ten Times staff writers share stories at once intimate and universal.
Trump's Blood Oxygen Level in Covid Bout Was Dangerously Low, Former Aide Says
Mark Meadows, Mr. Trump's former chief of staff, said in his new book that the weakened president's blood oxygen level reached 86 during a harrowing fight against the coronavirus.
How do the new travel rules affect me?
New rules are being introduced for arriving travellers due to fears over the Omicron coronavirus variant.
Here the PA news agency answers 11 key questions about what is changing.
Britain and Denmark report a rise in known Omicron cases.
On Sunday, officials in Britain said they were still gauging the potential impact of the new variant.
Britain, a leader in genomic testing, has detected around 160 Omicron cases and tightens restrictions.
As the number of confirmed cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant rose to 160 in Britain, the government on Saturday announced further tightening of travel restrictions to combat its spread.
EU set to ban flights from southern Africa due to Covid variant
The European Union's executive has said it wants to stop air travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new Covid-19 variant.
EU wants to stop flights from southern Africa over variant
BRUSSELS - The European Union's executive said Friday it wants to stop air travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-19 variant.
Scientists Concerned About New COVID-19 Variant Detected in South Africa With High Number of Mutations
(JOHANNESBURG) A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced Thursday.
New COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa raising concern
The World Health Organization's technical working group may decide Friday whether to give the new COVID-19 variant a name from the Greek alphabet.