When China’s leader, Xi Jinping, led six dark-suited men onto a bright red stage on Sunday, the scale of his victory became clear as one
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A loyal aide in Shanghai takes a leading role in Beijing.
A two-month lockdown in Shanghai earlier this year looked at the time as though it might doom the political career of the city’s Communist Party
A ‘Tripledemic’? Flu and Other Infections Return as Covid Cases Rise
For more than two years, shuttered schools and offices, social distancing and masks granted Americans a reprieve from flu and most other respiratory infections. This
Lab Manipulations of Covid Virus Fall Under Murky Government Rules
Scientists at Boston University came under fire this week for an experiment in which they tinkered with the Covid virus. Breathless headlines claimed they had
Did the Pandemic Change Your Personality? Possibly.
Whether it was attending school lectures, making memorable first impressions at that first office job or packing the floor at a concert, many of the
Among Seniors, a Declining Interest in Boosters
Linda Brantman, a retired membership salesperson at a health club in Chicago, was paying attention last month when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As the Paris Olympics Promise New Ambition, Old Anxieties Intensify
“We are preparing for all scenarios,” he said. “We need to be humble and innovative to meet all challenges.” Collomb said, for instance, that the
Did You Start Your Career During the Pandemic?
For the thousands of young people who started their first ever jobs during the pandemic, there was little opportunity to experience the familiar rites and
Have You Never Had Covid?
It has been nearly 1,000 days since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Nearly 630 million cases have been reported across
What Covid Revealed, and Destroyed
The pandemic has been a time of great loss — and a time of great reflection. Perhaps no one understands that more than Rachel McKibbens.