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U.S. Leisure Travel Is Back at Pre-Pandemic Levels for the First Time

US consumers are spending less on products and more on experiences — a trend that could ease supply snags and inflationary pressures, and help the travel industry this summer.

For the first time sinc..


Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Soared During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The pandemic and its attendant anxiety, boredom, and loneliness have not been good for people who struggle with alcohol use. According to a new study published in JAMA Network Open, alcohol-related de..


A Third of U.S. Should Be Considering Masks, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — COVID-19 cases are increasing in the United States — and could get even worse over the coming months, federal health officials warned Wednesday in urging areas hardest hit to consider rei..


Two Million Cases: COVID-19 May Finally Force North Korea to Open Up

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is pulling out all the stops to combat a massive COVID-19 outbreak that could force the reclusive state to open up to external assistance.

After Pyongyang went public..


As the Virus Evolves, COVID-19 Reinfections Are Going to Keep Happening

After the Omicron variant caused massive numbers of infections this past winter, lots of people looked on the bright side, hoping it would be “a free shot for the country,” says Eli Rosenberg, deputy ..


One Million Americans Have Died From COVID-19. Here Are Some of Their Stories

One million people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. Each death was more than a number: It was a lost parent, child, partner, or other loved one.

The pandemic has affected us all, but certain groups ..


FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot for Healthy Kids Ages 5 to 11

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again creep upward.



North Korea Reports Another Surge in Fevers Amid COVID-19 Crisis

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Tuesday reported another large jump in illnesses believed to be COVID-19 as a mass outbreak spreads through its unvaccinated population and military medical officer..


North Korea Confirms 21 New Deaths Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated populati..


COVID-19 Finally Slipped Through North Korea’s Borders. Here’s What to Know About the ‘Explosive’ Outbreak

North Korea on Friday went public with its first “explosive” COVID-19 outbreak, reporting six fatalities and raising concerns about the hermit state’s defenses against the coronavirus after two years ..