Filing Suit for ‘Wrongful Life’

More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening?

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54 Zip Codes in NYC Have Positive Coronavirus Test Rates Over 10%

As the focus turns to vaccinations, the virus continues to spread, leaving health experts to wonder if officials will mull new steps and restrictions.

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UCI Announces Plans to Break Ground on New Hospital 

IRVINE, Calif.—Plans to build a world-class hospital and medical center estimated to cost more than $1 billion on the northern edge of the University of California—Irvine (UCI) campus were approved…

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AstraZeneca: Coronavirus vaccine deliveries to EU reduced

LONDON — AstraZeneca today said initial deliveries of its COVID-19 vaccine to the European Union will be “lower than initially anticipated.” The EU has yet to sign off on the…

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In U.K. Hospitals, a Desperate Battle Against a Threat Many Saw Coming

Hospitals are straining to cope with a new coronavirus variant, despite warnings last year that more preparations were needed for an expected surge of cases in the winter.

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British army to aid Northern Ireland’s coronavirus fight despite tensions

DUBLIN — British soldiers with medical expertise are being deployed into Northern Ireland’s hospitals, a sensitive move previously avoided because of opposition from the Irish nationalist Sinn Féin party. Health…

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Germany extends lockdown (again) amid fears of mutant virus

Germany is extending its coronavirus lockdown and making measures stricter until at least February 14 out of fear that more contagious mutations of the virus could worsen the public health…

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