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Coronavirus

  1. covid-19
    9 Reasons to Believe the Worst of the Pandemic Is OverThe good news is really starting to roll in. (Though there are also a few reasons for caution.)
  2. games
    It Already Feels Like the Post-COVID Era in SportsA shockingly ordinary baseball spring training presages a return to normalcy — or close to it.
  3. coronavirus
    U.S. Surpasses 500,000 COVID DeathsThe grim milestone comes roughly one year after the first coronavirus death in the United States.
  4. coronavirus
    AOC Calls for ‘Full Investigation’ of Cuomo Nursing Home ScandalThe governor, who is facing growing bipartisan criticism, insisted on Friday that allegations that he covered up nursing home deaths are “lies.”
  5. covid-19
    Cuomo Denies Alleged Cover-up in Crisis Surrounding Nursing-Home DeathsThe governor did not directly apologize on Monday, but said it was a mistake to create a “void” of information surrounding the deaths.
  6. covid-19
    MTA to Reduce Subway Closure Hours Beginning February 22As of next week, the subway will run for 22 hours a day, with no service from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m.
  7. reopening
    How NYC’s Bars and Restaurants Are Preparing for the Return of Indoor Dining“We’re not thrilled about it.”
  8. coronavirus
    How COVID Accelerated a Fight Against Food DesertsA push for healthier food options for one of New York’s hardest-hit populations.
  9. covid-19
    Congressman Ron Wright Dies of COVID-19The 67-year-old Texas Republican, who was also battling lung cancer, is the first active member of Congress to die from the coronavirus.
  10. 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.
  11. covid-19
    The COVID Picture in America Is Showing Dramatic ImprovementNew variants loom, but cases continue to plummet as the pace of vaccination ramps up.
  12. super bowl
    Six Big Questions About the Pandemic Super BowlA lot of weird stuff has gone down in years past. Sunday has the potential to be the strangest big game yet.
  13. coronavirus
    Cuomo Administration Accused of Undercounting Nursing-Home COVID DeathsAttorney General Letitia James’s office looked into the Cuomo administration’s totals and found the real figure may be as high as 13,000.
  14. vaccines
    Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Shown Highly Effective Against Severe COVIDThe one-shot dose, while less effective against a new coronavirus variant, is great at preventing the worst effects of the virus.
  15. covid-19
    U.S. COVID Cases Continue to PlummetThe big question: Is this another temporary blip or the beginning of the end?
  16. coronavirus vaccine
    The Fyre Festival of Vaccine RolloutsThe city of Philadelphia trusted a group run by a 22-year-old to vaccinate thousands, a venture that reportedly did not end well.
  17. vaccines
    Vaccine Delays Are Screwing Up the E.U.’s Already Slow RolloutLeaders in the bloc are growing increasingly frustrated, as the U.K. and U.S. surge ahead in doses administered.
  18. coronavirus
    CDC Study: Students Can Return to In-Person School With Proper PrecautionsA new study published Tuesday showed that schools where students wear masks were not significant drivers of COVID spread.
  19. games
    A Marquee Super Bowl Is the NFL’s Reward for Cutting CornersCOVID schmovid. It’s Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes!
  20. coronavirus
    What We Know About the New P.1 Strain of the CoronavirusThe new variant, detected amid a horrifying resurgence of COVID cases in Manaus, Brazil, has alarmed scientists around the world.
  21. public policy
    Should You ‘Wait Your Turn’ for the COVID-19 Vaccine?Amid a disastrous vaccine rollout, is it wrong to take advantage of technicalities and glitches?
  22. trump organization
    Trump’s Revenue Is Cratering at the Worst Possible TimeThe ex-president has $900 million in loans coming due in the next four years, and his businesses took a 40 percent hit in 2020.
  23. coronavirus
    I Work in a Restaurant. When Will I Get Vaccinated?Am I “essential,” or not?
  24. coronavirus
    U.S. Surpasses 400,000 COVID-19 DeathsMore than 100,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus in the past five weeks.
  25. covid vaccines
    The Vaccine Stockpile the White House Released This Week Doesn’t Exist: ReportThe Trump administration had already depleted the vaccine stockpile it said it would release, sowing more confusion for state and local authorities.
  26. shutdowns
    With Democrats in Control of Congress, Hope Rises for Restaurant Relief“We feel pretty good that we can get the bill passed.”
  27. coronavirus
    Lawmakers Test Positive for COVID-19 After Capitol Riot: Full ListThree members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 in the days after they were forced to shelter in close quarters with maskless colleagues.
  28. coronavirus vaccine
    Biden to Release Nearly All Available COVID-19 Vaccine DosesIn a major break from current policy, Biden will stop holding back second doses “to ensure the Americans who need it most get it as soon as possible.”
  29. coronavirus
    U.S. Surpasses 4,000 COVID Deaths in a Day for the First TimeThe record is unfortunately bolstered by other indicators which suggest the rate of death will rise.
  30. coronavirus
    How New York Plans to Fix Its Sluggish Vaccine RolloutOfficials are attempting to ramp up the pace by opening pop-up clinics and clearing a wider range of health care workers for vaccination.
  31. vaccinations
    Washington, D.C., Targets February 1 to Vaccinate Restaurant WorkersThroughout the coronavirus pandemic, food-industry workers have been among those who have borne the brunt of the pandemic.
  32. 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.
  33. investigations
    The Lab-Leak HypothesisFor decades, scientists have been hot-wiring viruses in hopes of preventing a pandemic, not causing one. But what if …?
  34. georgia
    Senator David Perdue Quarantining After COVID ExposureIt’s not clear if the Georgia Republican will be able to return to the campaign trail again before the crucial runoffs on Tuesday.
  35. coronavirus stimulus
    Will We Get a Second Round of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks?The second stimulus bill signed by Trump on Sunday includes $600 checks for Americans eligible for the $1,200 payments in the CARES Act.
  36. 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.
  37. coronavirus vaccine
    Biden Condemns Trump for ‘Falling Short’ on Vaccine RolloutThe U.S. is around a tenth of the way toward its vaccination goal for the end of December.
  38. coronavirus
    Hospitalizations Spike in New York As State Bans EvictionsThe hospitalization rate is at its highest since May, a concerning sign in the state hit hardest by the virus this spring.
  39. come on in
    2020 Is the Year of Sidewalk FatigueWhen will we be able to take the indoors for granted again?
  40. liveblog
    Pfizer, Trump Administration Reach Deal for More Doses: Live UpdatesThere will now be enough vaccine for at least 200 million Americans by the end of July.
  41. explainer
    What We Know About the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution PlanThe largest mass-vaccination campaign in American history has begun. This is how it may or may not play out.
  42. the national interest
    Pence: ‘We Are Rounding the Corner’ on Coronavirus, AgainIt sounds nicer than “death spiral.”
  43. outdoor dining
    You Are Once Again Allowed to Pee Indoors at NYC RestaurantsAn ill-considered new rule only lasted a few hours.
  44. intelligencer chats
    When Will Vaccines Put a Real Dent in America’s Death Toll?Unfortunately, it might be a while.
  45. coronavirus news
    U.S. Surpasses 300,000 COVID-19 DeathsThe virus is now killing an American every 36 seconds.
  46. covid-19
    Everyone Diagnosed With COVID in Post-Election White House OutbreakThe director of White House security reportedly lost his foot in his fight against the virus.
  47. bundle up!
    How Does Outdoor Dining Work in the Snow?New York City’s Department of Sanitation has issued some important new guidelines.
  48. covid-19
    Watch: First New Yorker Vaccinated Against COVID-19A round of applause went up after nurse Sandra Lindsay received the coveted shot.
  49. covid-19
    Families of Color Are Now Facing an Economic DisasterThe pandemic is making America’s existing racial inequalities worse.
  50. biden administration
    Biden Team Flubs FDA Advisory Panel’s Vaccine AnnouncementThe Pfizer vaccine is now a step away from approval, contrary to the Biden team announcement that the FDA authorized the candidate for emergency use.
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