A White House report last week found that Covid-19 vaccine mandates increased vaccination rates by more than 20% in several businesses, health care systems, and schools—leading President Joe Biden to encourage more businesses to implement vaccine requirements to "beat this pandemic."
The Covid-19 surge caused by the delta variant is starting to slow, but as winter approaches, the trajectory of the coronavirus is unknown. Here are the best- and worst-case scenarios of the pandemic this winter.
More than half of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19—but some health care providers are saying that campaigns for booster shots are making it more difficult for them to convince people who remain unvaccinated to get their shots, Jan Hoffman reports for the New York Times.
Many hospitals have been targeted in ransomware attacks by hackers—and in one Alabama hospital, an attack may have caused staff to miss concerning signs that ultimately led to a baby's death, the Wall Street Journal reports.