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COVID-19 Cases Surging Again in NYC: Health Department

As New York City enters the holiday season, COVID-19 and other seasonal illnesses are seeing unusually high concurrent spikes. To slow the transmission of...

Children Ages 5 to 11 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

The CDC recommends the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster for children ages 5 to 11 who had the second dose at least five months ago. The booster dose is the same strength as the first two shots.

A New Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, New Yorkers have stepped up time and time again to protect each other. Today, over 6 million New Yorkers are...

Study Shows AI-generated Fake Reports Fool Experts

Bots flooding social media with fake news about politics is bad enough. Muddying the waters in such fields as cybersecurity and health care could put lives at risk.

British Virgin Islands Court Unfreezes PIA Assets in Reko Diq Case

Judgment announced by the British Virgin Island High Court is being celebrated as a ‘great legal victory for Pakistan’.

You Can Fly! CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel Safely Within the US

In the face of continued pandemic transmission and new viral variants, we all need to remain vigilant and observe good health practices even after being vaccinated.

Pakistan Pays Heavy Price for Excess Power Generation Capacity

Pakistan’s dilemma is a surplus of power generation capacity – a problem it has avoided since the late 1990s. Today it is embroiled in a fierce debate over whether it was poor planning or bad management of the power sector, and the wider economy, that has burdened the country with excess power generation capacity. What is harder to debate, however, is the mounting bill.

5 Ways COVID-19 Changed Immigration

Travel restrictions will continue to emerge, end and evolve, dependent on context. As wealthier countries vaccinate their populations at rapid speed, less equipped countries continue to suffer severe outbreaks. International travel may soon require a COVID-19 “vaccination card.” New targeted travel bans could emerge.

Millions of American Parents Will Soon Get a Monthly Allowance: 4 Questions Answered

Why are families with children getting these benefits Could this arrangement continue past the 2021 tax year? What impact will it have on childhood poverty? Find the answers here.

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