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Today’s News and Commentary — August 23, 2021

Today’s News and Commentary — August 23, 2021

On Monday morning, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, which has already been administered to more than 100 million people in the country. According to the FDA’s news release, the public can be “very confident” that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which relies on mRNA […]

New York City Mandates Vaccines for Museum Visitors and Staff

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New York City Mandates Vaccines for Museum Visitors and Staff

The mayor and cultural institutions agree to require vaccinations as coronavirus cases rise with the spread of the Delta variant.

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Back to Normal? It’s a Tall Order as New York City Restaurants Struggle.

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Back to Normal? It’s a Tall Order as New York City Restaurants Struggle.

Diners are flocking back this summer, but owners still have trouble hiring, stocking kitchens and paying rent. And an uncertain autumn looms.

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New York City’s Vaccine Passport Plan Renews Online Privacy Debate

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The mainstreaming of digital vaccine passes could lead to more surveillance, privacy researchers cautioned.

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Today’s News & Commentary — July 28, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary — July 28, 2021

Since hitting its peak of more than 3 million shots per day in mid-April, the mass-vaccination campaign has dwindled and waned in the United States, dropping to a current rate of around half a million daily jabs, alarming government officials both in the Biden Administration and in state public health departments across the country as […]

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As New York Reopens, It Looks for Culture to Lead the Way

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The arts — Broadway, nightclubs, museums, concert halls — are coming back to life after the shutdown. Getting it right will be vital to the city’s comeback.This post was originally published on this site

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