Israel’s health ministry has said it will force vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans to quarantine for a week upon arrival in Israel, as it has added the United States to a growing list of “red countries” in which Israeli residents were discouraged from traveling.
Toy maker Mattel has launched a new line of “model” Barbie dolls that celebrate people who fought during the pandemic. Among them: a British vaccine developer, a nurse from Brooklyn and a Brazilian biomedical researcher.
South Korea said it recorded at least two cases of the new variant of the delta-plus coronavirus on Tuesday. Here’s what we know about the strain that experts say is even more transmissible than the delta variant.
A small county in Missouri underestimated the death toll from the coronavirus after a local coroner agreed to remove covid-19 as the cause of death from some death certificates, at the behest of families of those who died.
After confirming four new cases, the Chinese territory of Macau will launch a massive coronavirus testing effort, seeking to mass test its 600,000 residents with non-stop testing for three days. Macau has recorded a total of 59 cases and no deaths.