At Least 45 People Are Dead After The Remnants Of Hurricane Ida Slammed The East Coast
"We are in a whole new world now,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
These Updating Maps Show Where Hurricane Ida Could Hit Hardest
The Category 4 storm is expected to cause catastrophic wind damage and life-threatening flooding.
The FBI Is Selling A Surveillance Plane It Used On Black Lives Matter Protests
The aircraft watched protests in Washington, DC, in June last year and also flew over Baltimore in 2015 after Freddie Gray’s death.
These Updating Maps Show Where Storm Henri Could Hit Hardest
Henri came ashore as a strong tropical storm on Sunday afternoon, threatening widespread flooding.
Vaccinated Americans Will Be Offered COVID-19 Booster Shots As Early As September
US health officials announced that most Americans should get a booster shot eight months after vaccination, as the Delta variant spreads rapidly across the US.
Yes, Delta Is Scary, But Europe’s Recent COVID Surges Show That It Can Be Controlled
“The UK and Netherlands should be a counsel against despair,” one expert told BuzzFeed News. “We needn’t be fatalistic about the Delta variant.”
Track The Brutal 2021 Wildfire Season With These Updating Charts And Maps
2021 is shaping up to be another dangerous year for wildfires. Follow the latest data on the fires, air quality, and fire risk across the US.
A Scientist Tracked Down Chinese Coronavirus Sequences That Had Disappeared Online
“I think it's certainly consistent with an attempt to hide the sequences,” said the researcher, whose internet sleuthing has uncovered 13 genetic sequences from early in the outbreak in Wuhan, China.
The Delta Variant Could Create “Two Americas” Of COVID, Experts Warn
If you are fully vaccinated, you are most likely to be safe. But in parts of the US where few people have gotten COVID vaccine shots, the Delta variant could trigger renewed deadly surges.
Trump's State Department Officials Fought Over Whether The Coronavirus Was A Chinese Bioweapon
The department’s former senior official on nonproliferation says he intervened to prevent the US government from “embarrassing and discrediting” itself with claims that lacked strong scientific evidence.
Beto O'Rourke And Texas Democrats Are Demanding An Investigation Into The True Death Count Of The Winter Storm
No Republicans returned requests for comment.
The Texas Winter Storm And Power Outages Killed Hundreds More People Than The State Says
A BuzzFeed News analysis shows the catastrophic failure of Texas’s power grid in February killed hundreds of medically vulnerable people.
There Are New Safety Concerns About Russia’s COVID Vaccine, Which Is Already Being Distributed Worldwide
“This creates a lot of concern for us in the global vaccine community,” one expert said.
COVID Is Ravaging India Harder Than Ever, And The Situation Is Only Getting Worse
About 1 in every 3 cases of COVID-19 recorded each day in the world is now in India, where the rate of new infections is growing faster than in any other nation.
The WHO Report On COVID-19's Origins Shows We May Never Know Where The Coronavirus Came From
As a World Health Organization and Chinese study into the origins of the pandemic gives no conclusive answers, the controversial theory that the virus emerged from a lab refuses to go away.
US Cases Of COVID-19 Are Rising Again, Sparking Fears Of A Fourth Major Surge
“We have so much to look forward to,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Monday. “But right now I’m scared.”
Reporters Did Not Ask Biden About The Pandemic But Apparently We're Already Talking About 2024
Sixty-five days into his first term — as 1,000 people a day continue to die of COVID-19 in the US — reporters asked Biden whether he was going to run for reelection.
After A Lot Of Drama With The Government, AstraZeneca Lowered Early Estimates Of Its COVID Vaccine’s Effectiveness By Just 3 Percentage Points
“This is going to turn out to be a good vaccine,” said chief US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.
US Health Officials Questioned AstraZeneca’s Report Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine Results
The drug company announced positive trial results on Monday suggesting the vaccine was highly effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in all age groups. Less than a day later, US health officials questioned the results, which still have not been released in full.
Europe’s Drug Regulator Said AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Is “Safe And Effective”
Experts could not rule out a link to rare blood-clotting conditions seen in a small number of people who received the vaccine and suggested warnings be added to information given to doctors and patients.