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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. unreal
    This Is Absolute ChaosTwo hosts of The View tested positive for COVID mid-show, right before an interview with Kamala Harris.
  3. games
    What Sports Learned From the Pandemic It Thinks Is OverLessons from the last 18 months.
  4. tourism
    Fully Vaccinated Travelers Can Visit U.S. Starting NovemberThe U.S. will soon allow fully vaccinated visitors from more than 30 countries, rolling back tough restrictions that started early last year.
  5. covid-19
    COVID Vaccines for 5-to-11-Year-Olds Likely Coming Within WeeksPfizer reports that its shot is effective in trials, and parents everywhere rejoice.
  6. covid-19
    The Debate Over Booster Shots Is Getting HotterShould everyone get an extra shot, or just the most vulnerable? That question is splitting experts and even the Biden administration.
  7. covid-19
    No, COVID Vaccines Don’t Cause Swollen TesticlesOr impotence. Or infertility.
  8. coronavirus
    7-Day Average of COVID Deaths Passes 1,000 for the First Time Since MarchThe surge in deaths over the past six weeks tragically reveals how the Delta variant has changed the realities of the pandemic.
  9. delays
    Apple Workers Won’t Need to Return to the Office Until ’22Tim Cook knows which way the wind is blowing.
  10. here we go again
    Booster Shots for Everyone to Begin on September 20It’s going to be a fall and winter of third shots.
  11. this endless pandemic
    How Mean Should We Be to Each Other?A torrent of anti-vaccine folks are dying from lack of vaccine.
  12. covid-19
    Don’t Panic, But Breakthrough Cases May Be a Bigger Issue Than You’ve Been ToldThe vaccines work very well, but current public-health communications may be understating the frequency of infections among the vaccinated.
  13. covid-19
    What It’s Like to Get an Underground Booster Shot“I didn’t take anything away from anyone.”
  14. explainer
    What We Know About the Dangerous Delta VariantThe more transmissible COVID strain now accounts for an estimated 93 percent of new cases in the U.S.
  15. covid-19
    Too Many People Are Dying Right NowThe trend of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths amid the Delta wave appears to be far worse that what many had expected.
  16. covid-19
    CDC Internal Report: Delta As Contagious As ChickenpoxThe report, based on unpublished data, says that while infections in vaccinated people are rare, they may be just as contagious as the unvaccinated.
  17. reopening
    Should Unvaccinated People Avoid Restaurants Completely?The available evidence suggests it would be a good idea.
  18. tokyo olympics
    The Olympics’ COVID Problem Is GrowingThe games are opening today, as more and more athletes test positive for the virus and cases in Tokyo rise.
  19. covid-19 vaccine
    What If Republicans Were Anti-Lockdown, Anti-Mask, and Pro-Vaxx?Tommy Tuberville suggests the best way to erode vaccine hesitancy is to give Trump credit for those shots in the arm. That may be sad but true.
  20. coronavirus
    The United Kingdom Picked a Bad Time to Declare ‘Freedom’ From COVIDOn “Freedom Day” ending most pandemic restrictions, Boris Johnson was in quarantine, the CDC urged Americans not to visit, and 39,950 tested positive.
  21. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Suspended From Twitter for COVID MisinformationThe conspiracist congresswoman has been blocked from posting for 12 hours after suggesting the virus is “not dangerous” for Americans under 65.
  22. coronavirus
    COVID Cases Fueled by Delta Rise 70 Percent Over Last WeekCDC director calls it a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.”
  23. coronavirus
    Los Angeles County Will Reinstate Indoor Mask Mandate This Weekend“This is an all-hands-on-deck moment,” said the county health officer.
  24. coronavirus
    New York COVID Death Toll Is 11,000 Fewer Than Federal CountThe discrepancy has reportedly grown this year, even as the Cuomo admin faces three inquiries into allegations of obscuring nursing-home deaths.
  25. covid-19
    Vaccinated Kids Can Go Maskless in School, CDC SaysThe agency issued new guidance in which schools are advised to fully reopen this fall.
  26. coronavirus
    Global COVID Death Total Surpasses 4 MillionAnnouncing the toll, the World Health Organization director-general condemned wealthy nations for “morally indefensible” vaccine hoarding.
  27. covid-19
    Will the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need a Boost Against the Delta Variant?A dose of an mRNA vaccine may give recipients of viral-vector vaccines a more robust immune response against the dangerous variant.
  28. intelligencer chats
    How Bad Could the Delta Variant Get in the U.S.?It is set to become the dominant COVID strain in a matter of weeks.
  29. celebrations
    What Biden Has Planned for His July 4 ‘Independence’ From COVID PartyThe U.S. probably won’t hit Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70 percent of adults by July 4, but that won’t keep him from throwing a party on the South Lawn.
  30. covid-19
    U.K. Delays End of Lockdown Amid Spread of Delta COVID VariantPrime Minister Boris Johnson has pushed back the easing of pandemic restrictions in the country to July 19.
  31. coronavirus vaccine
    U.S. to Buy 500 Million Pfizer Doses to Donate AbroadThe shots are a big improvement on the White House’s global effort but far from the estimated 11 billion doses needed worldwide to end the pandemic.
  32. games
    Jon Rahm’s COVID Disaster Is a Great Vaccine PSASome athletes are still inoculation reluctant. Maybe watching a golfer lose more than a million dollars will help.
  33. covid-19
    U.S. Surpasses 600,000 COVID DeathsThe milestone is a grim reminder that Americans are still losing their lives as the U.S. makes impressive strides in the vaccination effort.
  34. coronavirus
    The Global Vaccination Effort Is Still Undercut by Deep InequalitiesThe disparities that were clear from the outset of the vaccine drive are still profound several months later.
  35. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis Forces Cruise Ships to Take Unvaccinated PassengersRemember when denying wedding cakes to gay people was about freedom?
  36. covid-19
    Biden Joins the COVID Lab-Leak-Theory DebateThe president says that U.S. intelligence is considering the theory and he wants them to push harder to answer where the coronavirus originated.
  37. rules for thee
    Michigan Governor Apologizes for Breaking Her State’s COVID Dining ProtocolGretchen Whitmer’s indoor-dining group of 13 this weekend wasn’t her first time on the wrong end of her own pandemic recommendations.
  38. games
    The Extremely Welcome, Slightly Jarring Return of Sports CrowdsWith screaming fanatics back in the mix, games are no longer a pale imitation of themselves.
  39. the national interest
    How the Liberal Media Dismissed the Lab-Leak Theory and Smeared Its SupportersReporters turned an ambiguous story into “moral clarity.”
  40. covid-19
    A COVID Wave May Be the Next Disaster to Strike GazaJust 2 percent of Gazans are fully vaccinated, the health system is crippled, and COVID-19 might have been spreading in the bomb shelters.
  41. covid-19
    COVID News Keeps Getting Better in AmericaMore immunity + fewer cases = an optimistic outlook.
  42. covid-19
    What Really Happened With That Weird Yankees COVID OutbreakThe infections are not a surprise. They may even be a good thing.
  43. covid-19
    Northeastern States See Decline in COVID-19 CasesAnd cases continue to drop nationally, as well.
  44. covid-19
    The COVID Lab-Leak Hypothesis Just Got a Big Credibility BoostA group of experts published an open letter in Science calling for a new investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
  45. intelligencer chats
    The Future of COVID in AmericaVaccination rates may determine whether the virus becomes a seasonal nuisance sooner rather than later.
  46. covid-19
    U.S. COVID Cases Are at Their Lowest Level in a Long TimeFears of a widespread “fourth wave” are receding by the day.
  47. foreign interests
    The U.S. Is Playing Catch-Up at Vaccine DiplomacyAmerica can still make a major difference in the efforts to get COVID-19 vaccines into arms globally, but Russia and China have a big head start.
  48. 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.
  49. covid-19
    NYC Still Storing COVID-19 Victims in Makeshift MorguesThe remains of 750 bodies are being kept in the trailers, which opened in April 2020 as COVID-19 deaths overwhelmed the city.
  50. 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.
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