COVID-19 Pandemic - Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 Pandemic



A new study that compares prior infection and vaccination concludes getting the shots is still the safest way to prevent COVID-19.

University officials say the requirement is consistent with the advice of county and federal public health leaders.

Starbucks is no longer requiring its U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, reversing a plan it announced this month

The meteoric rise in Omicron-driven infections is raising questions as to whether it’s still safe to cruise.

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The latest totals, where new cases are concentrated, testing numbers, demographcics, nursing homes and California state and county data in context compared to other states.

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Greece has imposed a vaccination mandate for people 60 and older, as a spike in infections has put sustained pressure on Greek hospitals.

Nursing homes had 32,000 COVID-19 cases in the week ending Jan. 9, an almost sevenfold increase from a month earlier, the CDC says. Deaths were up too.

Organizers of the Beijing Olympics say they will offer event tickets only to “selected” spectators because of the pandemic.