While no definitive statistics exist, doctors say Mr. Lewitinn, a retired Manhattan store owner, was likely the longest-surviving intubated Covid patient.
President Biden tested positive for the coronavirus again on Saturday morning, becoming the latest example of a rebound case after taking the Paxlovid treatment that has otherwise been credited with broadly impressive results in fighting the virus and suppressing its worst effects. “The president has experienced no re-emergence of symptoms, and continues to feel quite…
The Covid virus has a Darwinian quality. As variants emerge, they compete with one another to become dominant. The most contagious variants tend to win the competition because they can spread more quickly. It’s survival of the fittest. That is why the virus has become more contagious over time. Today, the most contagious form of…