A second Omicron case in China raises the prospect of stricter controls.

For the second straight day, China announced it had found a new case of the Omicron variant in the country.Although both patients were...

Omicron is a dress rehearsal for the next pandemic.

When scientists discovered the highly mutated Omicron variant of the coronavirus last month, it set off an eerily familiar chain of events.Health experts...

Four people are arrested in India after a man leaves the country using a...

The police in the southern Indian state of Karnataka have arrested four people on suspicion of helping a South African man leave India...

Trends in Arctic Report Card: ‘Consistent, Alarming and Undeniable’

Across the icy dome that crowns the Earth, rising temperatures are turning the tundra greener and more lush. Beavers are expanding their range....

U.K. Parliament Passes Covid Restrictions Amid Omicron Surge

new video loaded: U.K. Parliament Passes Covid Restrictions Amid Omicron SurgetranscriptBacktranscriptU.K. Parliament Passes Covid Restrictions Amid Omicron SurgeSeveral of Prime Minister Boris...

Three Jailed in Greece After a Principal was Handcuffed Over Virus Measures

The authorities in northern Greece have jailed three people and placed restrictions on eight others over an attack on a school principal related...

Your Wednesday Briefing: Pfizer’s Covid Pill

We’re covering final results for Pfizer’s Covid pill and a rebellion in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party.Pfizer says its pill works against OmicronA...

Britain lifts ban on travelers arriving from southern Africa

With new coronavirus cases surging at home, the British government on Tuesday lifted its special restrictions on travelers arriving from 11 African countries,...

Why do we get side effects from vaccines? Experts say that means it’s working

The cooling sensation of an alcohol swab on your upper bicep is a cue for what’s about to come next: the injection of...

Why a Times Reporter Keeps Writing About Dive Bars

For the past four years, I’ve covered Silicon Valley out of The Times’s bureau in San Francisco. But in between articles about the...

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