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  1. explainer
    What to Know About Booster Shots, NowTens of millions more Americans are now eligible for a third dose of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, and states have already begun rolling out the shots.
  2. reopening
    The Vaccine Mandate Will Not Destroy Your RestaurantScience-defying customers and the pandemic they insist on perpetuating, however …
  3. covid-19
    Have Over 343,000 More Americans Died From COVID?A new analysis suggests COVID has killed far more people than the CDC estimates, as well as twice as many globally, but some experts are skeptical.
  4. covid-19
    FDA Set to Authorize Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Adolescents: ReportKids aged 12-15 could be able to start getting the shot next week.
  5. reopening
    Who Is Really Dining Indoors in New York City?“At some point, we’re gonna have to take that step.”
  6. coronavirus news
    AstraZeneca Says COVID-19 Vaccine Is 76 Percent Effective in Revised DataNew analysis shows a slight dip in the shot’s efficacy against symptomatic COVID, after U.S. officials said the company had used outdated data.
  7. coronavirus news
    E.U. Plans to Slash Vaccine Exports for 6 WeeksThe European Union has proposed new rules to boost vaccine supply at home, which would cut exports to the U.K. and other countries.
  8. covid-19
    COVID Vaccine Side Effects: Everything You Need to KnowYou’re more likely to have a reaction if you’re younger, female, or receiving your second dose — but severe side effects are rare.
  9. coronavirus news
    Pfizer Vaccine Neutralizes Brazil COVID-19 Variant: StudyA lab study suggests the two-shot regimen can protect people against the more contagious coronavirus variant spreading rapidly in Brazil.
  10. vaccinations
    Should Restaurant Owners Require Staff to Get Vaccinated?A controversial firing addresses a difficult question.
  11. coronavirus
    New COVID Strain Spreading Across U.S.: What We KnowA distressing new study suggests that the U.K. variant is doubling its number of confirmed infections in the U.S. every 10 days.
  12. coronavirus
    I Work in a Restaurant. When Will I Get Vaccinated?Am I “essential,” or not?
  13. coronavirus
    England Forced Into Lockdown by Spike of New COVID StrainThe National Health Service is in danger of being overrun by a surge of patients coming with a tsunami of new cases.
  14. coronavirus
    America’s Vaccine Rollout Is Already a DisasterVaccines should bring the end of the pandemic, but we’re bungling their distribution just as badly as the rest of our coronavirus response.
  15. coronavirus news
    U.S. Surpasses 300,000 COVID-19 DeathsThe virus is now killing an American every 36 seconds.
  16. coronavirus news
    U.S. Surpasses 3,000 COVID Deaths in a Day for the First TimeThe extraordinary death count is an all-time high. It’s also the first time that daily deaths surpassed the number of Americans killed on 9/11.
  17. coronavirus
    The CDC Has Relaxed Its Quarantine GuidelinesPublic-health experts believe that a shorter period will improve overall compliance.
  18. new york city
    New York City to Begin Phased Reopening of SchoolsPre-K and elementary-school students will be able to return on December 7, and the city is overhauling how it manages its schools amid the pandemic.
  19. covid-19
    CDC Advises Against Thanksgiving TravelWith more than 160,000 new COVID-19 cases being reported daily, the agency now recommends that Americans cancel their holiday travel plans.
  20. coronavirus
    Cuomo Orders Bars, Restaurants Closed at 10 p.m. to Halt COVID SpreadThe order will allow takeout after 10 p.m., though private gatherings will be limited to ten people to slow the spread of COVID ahead of flu season.
  21. coronavirus news
    Pfizer Says Its COVID Vaccine May Be 90 Percent EffectiveThe news is exciting, but experts warn that the findings haven’t been peer-reviewed yet.
  22. president trump
    GOP Elites Thought They Could Buy Their Way Out of a PandemicFor the cost of 200 rapid COVID-19 tests, attendees at Barrett’s nomination party thought they could purchase reprieve from a plague.
  23. covid-19
    Cuomo Closing Schools in 9 NYC Zip Codes on TuesdayThe governor did not approve the city’s plan to shutter nonessential businesses or indoor dining, but that might still happen on Wednesday.
  24. early and often
    Trump Infects AmericaWe do not yet know the extent of the outbreak in Washington — or the effect it will have on the country.
  25. coronavirus
    Governor Cuomo Issues Warning As COVID Cases Rise Again in New YorkNew York City’s positive testing rate is currently just below 2 percent, the highest it has been since late June.
  26. centers for disease control
    CDC Reverses on COVID-19 Airborne Transmission GuidelinesThe about-face comes days after the CDC revoked a guideline stating that asymptomatic people with known COVID-19 contact do not need to get tested.
  27. coronavirus
    Trump Says COVID-19 Will ‘Go Away’ Thanks to a ‘Herd Mentality’“You’ll develop like a herd mentality,” he said, describing one way out of the pandemic. “It’s going to be herd-developed and that’s going to happen.”
  28. misinformation
    HHS Officials Altered CDC COVID-19 Reports to Help TrumpTrump-appointed officials have been interfering to protect the president’s deliberately misleading COVID-19 spin.
  29. coronavirus
    CDC Advises States to Prepare to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine As Soon As NovemberThe agency advised states to consider the immense challenge of distribution, as some public-health experts worry that Trump is rushing the process.
  30. coronavirus news
    Here’s the Latest Good (and Bad) News About COVID-19America’s epidemic is slowing — but a globe-spanning, coronavirus-induced hunger crisis is just beginning.
  31. international affairs
    New Zealand Postpones National Election Amid Mysterious COVID-19 OutbreakNo, this doesn’t set any kind of precedent for President Trump to try to follow.
  32. coronavirus
    Everything We Do and Don’t Know About New York’s Reopening PlanGyms in New York may open at 33 percent capacity on August 24, though localities can delay the opening by a week to prepare.
  33. coronavirus
    The Human Cost of the Pandemic May Dwarf Its Death TollThe long-term health effects of COVID-19 could be the most common and most devastating outcome, by far.
  34. the top line
    Americans Are Shopping As Much As They Were Pre-PandemicThe nature of consumer spending is still far from normal, however, and without another stimulus, retail sales may start to contract again.
  35. covid-19
    The Coronavirus Was Found on Frozen Chicken WingsChinese authorities say the meat was imported from Brazil.
  36. politics
    What We Know About Trump’s New ‘Executive Orders’The president’s power grab is more likely to deliver a constitutional crisis than economic relief during the pandemic.
  37. coronavirus
    U.S. Surpasses 5 Million COVID-19 CasesAnd there’s still no adequate federal response to slow the spread of the summer outbreak.
  38. covid-19
    The Good (But Not Great) News About T-Cells and Herd ImmunityTwo areas of research offer tentative hope that meaningful natural protection from COVID-19 may come sooner than expected.
  39. covid-19
    Cuomo Says New York Schools Can Reopen, But Hurdles RemainSchool districts have the green light. Whether they move forward with in-person learning is still an open question.
  40. cityscape
    COVID-19 Studies Are Proving That Density Is Not the EnemyThe real risk factor is different.
  41. coronavirus
    After Initial Positive Test, Ohio Gov. DeWine Says He Does Not Have COVID-19Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive before seeing Trump, though his office states that a more sensitive test determined he does not have COVID-19.
  42. coronavirus
    NYC Sets Up COVID Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine for Visitors From 34 StatesMayor de Blasio said the city will screen visitors at “key entry points” in order to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus in New York.
  43. coronavirus
    After an Early Summer Lull, COVID-19 Cases Surge in the MidwestWith the South still facing significant outbreaks, the governors of Ohio, Wisconsin, and Illinois are bracing for their own coronavirus uptick.
  44. for your health
    Here’s the Latest Good (and Bad) News About the CoronavirusA vaccine is on its way — but for many COVID-19 survivors, the disease’s symptoms appear here to stay.
  45. coronavirus
    Restaurant Workers Must Confront a Terrifying Future“There’s this doomsday feeling … ”
  46. the media
    Sinclair Pulls Segment Sharing Anti-Fauci COVID-19 Conspiracy TheoryThe company defended its right to share the baseless conspiracy theory on dozens of local TV stations, but eventually caved amid the blowback.
  47. sports
    The Uncanny Return of Major League BaseballImages from the bizarre — and much-delayed — 2020 opening day.
  48. coronavirus
    A Questionable Day for White House SanitationOn Wednesday, a cafeteria on the White House grounds closed after a COVID-19 infection, while Trump spoke about handwashing in a bizarre manner.
  49. coronavirus
    Daily COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 1,000 for the First Time Since MayAs public-health experts anticipated, the summer surge in cases is tethered to a surge of deaths.
  50. the pandemic president
    Trump Attempts Sober Pose in Resurrected COVID-19 BriefingThe president read a prepared statement word-for-word, recommended masks without downplaying them, and acknowledged the pandemic would get worse.
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