Djokovic Tested Positive for Coronavirus in December, His Lawyers Say – The New York Times

Lawyers for the tennis star, who is appealing Australia’s decision to deny him entry, said the…

More Patients, Fewer Workers: Omicron Pushes New York Hospitals to Brink – The New York Times

The current spike in coronavirus cases appears to be less deadly than earlier waves, but some…

With Chicago Schools Closed, Families Grit Their Teeth – The New York Times

While city officials clash with the teachers’ union over how to return to classrooms amid Omicron,…

Flurona: Covid and Flu Twindemic Threat Looms Amid Omicron Surge, NYC Experts Say – NBC New York

What may sound like the end of a timely joke, the coined term ‘flurona’ is actually…

Walmart and Kroger boost price of COVID-19 rapid test – New York Post

Walmart and Kroger boosted the price of BinaxNOW’s antigen self-test kits to $20-$24. The retailers have…

Late Night goes dark after Seth Meyers tests positive for COVID-19 – New York Post

NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” is canceled for the rest of the week after the…

Federal judge blocks the Defense Dept. from punishing Navy forces who refuse the vaccine. – The New York Times

“There is no Covid-19 exception to the First Amendment. There is no military exclusion from our…

Israel reports first case of rare double infection of COVID, flu called flurona – New York Post

An unvaccinated, pregnant Israeli woman has the dubious distinction of contracting the country’s first case of…

Child Tax Credit’s Extra Help Ends, Just as Covid Surges Anew – The New York Times

A pandemic benefit that many progressives hoped to make permanent has lapsed in a congressional standoff.…

Schools scrambling to reopen post-holidays amid COVID-19 crush – Times Union

As COVID-19 cases explode in New York, school districts reopening after the holiday break… Source: Albany…

CDC may add more testing to COVID-19 quarantine guidance: Fauci – New York Post

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the CDC is considering asking asymptomatic people infected with COVID-19 to test…

Twitter Permanently Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Account – The New York Times

The social media service said the Republican congresswoman had violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation. Source:…

Live Updates: Omicron, Vaccines and Covid-19 News – The New York Times

A new year brought Omicron troubles with it. Pandemic restrictions pared back South Africa’s already modest…

On busy 1st day, NYC mayor urges resiliency against pandemic – Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, pledged Saturday to steer the…

Eric Adams Takes Office as New York Citys Mayor – The New York Times

Eric Adams, the city’s second Black mayor, faces difficult decisions over how to lead New York…

Billie Joe Armstrong cancels New Years Eve gig due to COVID-19 fears – New York Post

The Green Day frontman backed out of Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson’s NBC New Year’s Eve…

Covid-19, Omicron and New Years Eve Live Updates – The New York Times

Countries rattled by Omicron mark the end of 2021 with subdued celebrations, or none at all.…

COVID-19 has scrambled New Years Eve plans — again. And Americans arent happy – NPR

Skyrocketing COVID-19 case rates have caused officials In New York City and elsewhere to scale back…

NY COVID Hospitalizations Rise 12% in a Day as Omicron Surge Deepens – NBC New York

More than 6,000 people in New York state are in the hospital with COVID-19, up 12%…

Hugh Jackman Announces He Has Covid-19 – The New York Times

The show joins other productions that have been suspended, including the Temptations musical “Ain’t Too Proud,”…