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  1. plagued
    The Big Remaining Questions About the New Bivalent COVID BoostersSome of the concerns are valid, others aren’t, but none should prevent people from getting the shot if they want to.
  2. plagued
    What to Know About the New COVID Booster ShotsReformulated booster shots have arrived. Here’s how they are different and who can get them.
  3. plagued
    Biden Tests Positive for COVID AgainThe president is apparently experiencing a Paxlovid rebound infection, which happens to a small fraction of people treated with the antiviral.
  4. plagued
    BA.5 Shows COVID Is Evolving Fast. Why Aren’t We Fighting Back?A long talk with Dr. Eric Topol about the BA.5 wave, next-gen vaccines, and why it’s long past time for the U.S. to get ahead of the coronavirus.
  5. plagued
    When Will the BA.5 Wave End?By every available metric, the surge of U.S. COVID cases continues to grow, and hospitalizations are now rising as well.
  6. plagued
    What Is the Risk of Catching BA.5 Outdoors?More transmissible variants are more transmissible no matter where you are exposed, but avoiding COVID outside is a lot like avoiding it inside.
  7. plagued
    The BA.5 COVID Surge Is HereThe worrisome Omicron subvariant, which is better at reinfecting people than any other, is now the most dominant strain in the U.S.
  8. covid
    Some People’s COVID Symptoms Come Back After Taking PaxlovidIn rare cases, patients who test negative for the virus aren’t in the clear.
  9. coronavirus
    Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVIDA spokesperson says Biden was not recently a “close contact.”
  10. just asking questions
    Seriously, the Pandemic Isn’t OverA long conversation with Dr. Abraar Karan about the possibility of a BA.2 wave, how the U.S. is still vulnerable, and what to do with our face masks.
  11. covid-19
    Is the U.S. Facing Another COVID Wave?There are warning signs flashing in Asia and Europe.
  12. covid-19
    How to Get Free N95 Masks From the GovernmentThe Biden administration is distributing 400 million free N95 masks through pharmacies and health centers. Here’s what we know about the program.
  13. covid-19
    Pfizer Delays FDA Request for COVID Vaccine for Kids Under 5Shots for tots are now months away, as Pfizer anticipates pending data will prove administering three doses is more effective than two.
  14. covid-19
    Where to Get Home COVID Tests and Why They’re So Hard to FindHere are all your current options, including where tests are in stock, insurance reimbursement, and how to get free tests from the government.
  15. covid-19
    New York State’s Mask Mandate Reinstated, For NowA state appellate court judge granted a stay after the state sued to block an earlier ruling which struck down the mandate.
  16. covid-19
    Will the Omicron Wave Break Nursing?The profession lured people with secure, high-paying jobs. After two years of COVID, many nurses are reconsidering.
  17. covid-19
    America’s Omicron Wave Already Looks More Severe Than Europe’sNew York’s hospitalization data may not bode well for the rest of the country.
  18. covid
    Your Tap Water Doesn’t Need to Take a COVID TestViral videos show people getting positive results from water and soda. They only prove that people are willing to waste home COVID tests.
  19. covid-19
    CDC Won’t Require Negative COVID Test to Leave IsolationThe agency updated its new guidelines for shorter isolation and quarantine periods, but doubled down on not recommending a negative COVID test.
  20. covid-19
    What We Do and Don’t Know About the Omicron VariantThe variant is now the most common strain in the U.S. and appears well on its way to becoming dominant worldwide.
  21. covid
    White House Decides to Send Free COVID Tests to Americans After AllBetter late than never.
  22. games
    Professional Sports Are Learning to Live With COVID. We’re Next.The Omicron variant demands a more nimble approach to the virus.
  23. fifth wave
    Well, Guess It’s About Time to Get COVIDOmicron has brought with it a strangely liberating sense of inevitability.
  24. coronavirus
    COVID Is Catching Up to American Pro Sports AgainAfter limited pandemic interruptions in their 2021-2022 seasons, the NHL, NBA, and NFL are all facing an uptick in COVID cases.
  25. covid-19
    Can Anything Stop the Omicron Wave?At this point, America has limited options.
  26. just asking questions
    The Cautious Case for Omicron OptimismDr. Monica Gandhi says there’s reason to trust preliminary reports of mild illness from the new variant.
  27. covid-19
    CDC Recommends Taking an At-Home COVID Test Before Indoor GatheringsThe new guidance says self-tests can be used regardless of vaccination status, the presence of symptoms, or a prior exposure to COVID-19.
  28. covid-19
    Upstate New York Hospitals Are Being Overwhelmed by COVIDCOVID-19 hospitalizations have more than tripled upstate since August, and the surge has come amid a staffing shortage of health-care workers.
  29. covid-19
    Trump Tested Positive for COVID Before Debate, Meadows SaysA new book claims the former president didn’t bother to inform Joe Biden, the media, or almost anyone else.
  30. the national interest
    Republicans Are Undermining the Vaccine and Blaming Biden for It“Why do so many right-wing people distrust the vaccine?” conservatives wonder. It is a mystery.
  31. covid-19
    All Adults Now Eligible for COVID Booster Shots: FDA, CDCEveryone 18 and older who was fully vaccinated at least six months ago may now receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.
  32. explainer
    What to Know About Booster Shots, NowCountless Americans are now eligible for a booster dose of any of the three U.S.-authorized COVID vaccines.
  33. coronavirus
    Have COVID? Don’t Blame Anyone.Every disease has its associations. COVID, it looks like, is associated with incaution. But should it be?
  34. covid-19
    New Documents Detail How Trump White House Interfered in CDC’s COVID ResponseEmails and transcripts released by congressional investigators reveal more about Trump administration efforts to influence and muzzle CDC scientists.
  35. covid-19
    New Leader of Oklahoma National Guard Rejects Federal Vaccine MandateThe state’s mandate-opposing governor appointed the new leader and directed him to institute the policy, which goes against Defense Department orders.
  36. covid-19
    Lockdowns Are Coming Back in EuropeSome European countries are seeing a dramatic surge in COVID cases despite high vaccination rates.
  37. covid-19
    Despite Bolsonaro, Brazil Has Barely Any Anti-VaxxersFar more of the population is getting their shots than in the U.S.
  38. covid-19
    COVID-19 Cases Surge Across EuropeSeveral countries are seeing alarming spikes in the number of newly reported infections as Europe enters its second pandemic winter.
  39. covid-19
    What to Know About the COVID Vaccine for KidsAppointments to get Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for children who are 5 to 11 should be widely available within days.
  40. covid-19
    There Is Finally a Visible Way Out of the COVID PandemicWith promising therapeutic drugs on the horizon and parents now able to get their kids vaccinated, the real U.S. endgame may at last be near.
  41. covid-19
    Pfizer’s New COVID Pill Appears to Be a Huge DealHighly effective vaccines plus highly effective therapeutics could spell a much quicker way out of the pandemic.
  42. new york city
    NYC Vaccine Mandate: 9,000 City Workers Put on Unpaid LeaveAnother 12,000 unvaccinated city employees have applied for exemptions to the mandate. 18 FDNY companies are out of service amid an alleged sick-out.
  43. the economy
    The Delta Variant Pumped the Brakes on the EconomyNew data show that surging cases and supply-chain issues slowed growth over the past three months.
  44. covid-19
    Why Are U.K. COVID Cases Soaring?The highly vaccinated country is experiencing its biggest spike in new infections since midsummer.
  45. public safety
    The Police’s Farcical War on Vaccine MandatesIt turns out cops may not have a special appreciation for the sanctity of life after all.
  46. covid-19
    NYC to Mandate Vaccination for All Public WorkersThe city’s biggest police union has already promised legal action.
  47. tourism
    Fully Vaccinated Travelers Can Visit U.S. Starting November 8The U.S. will soon allow fully vaccinated visitors from more than 30 countries, including via the borders with Canada and Mexico.
  48. halloween
    Fauci Endorses Return of Trick-or-Treating“Go out there and enjoy Halloween,” he advised parents.
  49. vaccines
    Pfizer Seeks Emergency Authorization on COVID-19 Vaccine for 5 to 11-Year-OldsInoculations for children are closer than ever to becoming a reality.
  50. vaccine mandates
    California Will Make COVID Vaccination Mandatory for All SchoolchildrenThe first-in-the-nation policy will begin to go into effect after the FDA approves a COVID-19 vaccine for children.
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