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Covid 19

  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. booster shots
    CDC Director Overrules Advisory Panel on COVID Boosters for High-Risk WorkersThe agency’s director backed another shot for older and vulnerable Americans and for people whose jobs put them at higher risk of exposure.
  4. covid-19
    Johnson & Johnson & RegretA one-and-done vaccine was supposed to be the easy way out of COVID. Instead, it became a kind of purgatory.
  5. booster shots
    Johnson & Johnson Says Second Shot Increases Vaccine EfficacyA second shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been found to provide 94 percent protection against the virus, according to the drug company.
  6. games
    What Sports Learned From the Pandemic It Thinks Is OverLessons from the last 18 months.
  7. covid-19
    San Francisco Mayor Defends Going Maskless at ClubLondon Breed was seen singing and dancing without a mask on at the city’s Black Cat nightclub last week.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. delta variant
    7-Day Average of U.S. COVID Deaths Passes 2,000 for the First Time Since March 1Almost 45,000 Americans have died in the last 28 days, as the Delta variant continues to sweep through the nation.
  11. pandemic
    ‘I Did Not Want My Children to Be Home Again’After more than a year of Zoom school, NYC kids returned to classrooms, much to the relief of parents and teachers.
  12. misinformation
    White House to Talk With Minaj About Cousin’s Friend’s BallsFor science, of course.
  13. intelligencer chats
    What Newsom’s Landslide Victory Says About National PoliticsAmong other things, voters are still taking COVID very seriously.
  14. politics
    California Governor Gavin Newsom Destroys Effort to Recall HimWhy it wasn’t even close.
  15. 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.
  16. covid-19
    No, COVID Vaccines Don’t Cause Swollen TesticlesOr impotence. Or infertility.
  17. pandemic
    The Fake Vaxx Card Next to YouThe proliferation of vaccine mandates is creating a black-market boom for counterfeit proof.
  18. politics
    DeSantis and the Agony of the Anti-Anti-Anti-Vaxx RepublicanThe GOP-elite darling tries to walk a careful line, and falls off.
  19. 2022 midterms
    Democrats May Have to Change the Subject From Biden in 2022Midterms are usually a referendum on presidents. But if Biden’s numbers don’t improve, Dems can run against Trump or GOP extremism in its many forms.
  20. politics
    Biden Goes on Offense Against Vaccine HoldoutsThe president blamed Americans who have refused shots for prolonging the pandemic and issued new rules to compel them to get inoculated.
  21. lab-leak hypothesis
    U.S. Intelligence Review Inconclusive on COVID OriginsThe country’s spy agencies say they need more information to be able to say for sure where the virus came from.
  22. explainer
    Yes, Gavin Newsom Could Lose the California Recall to a RepublicanHow voter complacency, GOP enthusiasm, and Democrats’ risky messaging could hand the California governorship to the GOP in September.
  23. delta variant
    COVID Hospitalizations Pass 100,000 for the First Time Since JanuaryWith deaths trailing hospitalizations by two weeks, the losses from the current wave will continue to get worse before Delta subsides in the U.S.
  24. covid-19
    Hochul Adds Nearly 12,000 COVID-19 Deaths to New York’s TallyThe new governor included COVID deaths “reported to and compiled by the CDC,” while Andrew Cuomo’s only counted those reported through a state system.
  25. booster shots
    J&J Says Booster Led to Spike in Antibodies in Early TrialsThere are a ton of caveats, though.
  26. covid-19
    I Drove 8 Hours to (Maybe) Get My Baby the COVID VaccineLast week, I got an offer to enroll my 14-month-old in a COVID-vaccine trial. My only worry was that I wouldn’t make the appointment in time.
  27. covid-19
    NYC School Employees Now Required to Receive COVID VaccineAll NYCDOE employees, including teachers, custodians, and food-service workers, must receive their first dose by September 27 and cannot opt out.
  28. covid-19
    FDA Finally Gives Full Approval to Pfizer COVID VaccineThe U.S. gets its first fully authorized vaccine, which is expected to launch a wave of new mandates and is hoped to ebb hesitancy.
  29. 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.
  30. following the science
    The Science of Masking Kids at School Remains UncertainA large, groundbreaking study suggesting no clear benefit from school mask mandates has many experts questioning the policy.
  31. delays
    Apple Workers Won’t Need to Return to the Office Until ’22Tim Cook knows which way the wind is blowing.
  32. delta variant
    Three U.S. Senators Test Positive for COVID in One DayJohn Hickenlooper, Angus King, and Roger Wicker all tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. All three are vaccinated and have mild symptoms.
  33. booster shots
    What to Know About Booster Shots for AllHow it would work and why experts are split on another jab for everyone.
  34. foreign policy
    Joe Biden’s Perfect Foreign Policy StormCOVID is raging, the Taliban are back, and the planet is on fire — an ideal opportunity for the U.S. to change the way it acts.
  35. covid-19
    Biden Leaps Into Fight With Republican Governors Over School Mask MandatesThough the dispute will wind up in court, the administration is using some creative ideas to stop GOP leaders from blocking mask mandates.
  36. here we go again
    Booster Shots for Everyone to Begin on September 20It’s going to be a fall and winter of third shots.
  37. reopening
    The Vaccine Mandate Will Not Destroy Your RestaurantScience-defying customers and the pandemic they insist on perpetuating, however …
  38. games
    The NFL Should Require Fans to Get VaccinatedSome sports leagues are making it more difficult for players to avoid being inoculated. That’s not good enough.
  39. california recall
    The Newsom Recall Vote Is Just Plain WeirdA strange and confusing mail ballot — and a governor begging voters to ignore its second question — makes for an unpredictable campaign.
  40. the national interest
    A New Variant of COVID Denialism Has EmergedThe Republicans’ pathogenic party line.
  41. covid-19
    FDA, CDC Approve Third COVID Vaccine Dose for ImmunocompromisedThe move paves the way for Americans with weakened immune systems to get a third shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines as soon as this weekend.
  42. convenient timing
    Rand Paul Failed to Mention His Wife’s COVID Treatment Stock PurchaseThis would have been useful information, oh, 16 months ago.
  43. covid-19
    NEA, The Largest Teachers Union in the Nation, Supports Vaccine RequirementsThe president of the NEA also expressed support for regular COVID-19 tests for teachers in lieu of receiving the vaccine.
  44. 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.
  45. explainer
    What to Know About Cuomo’s Successor, Kathy HochulThe upstate Democratic road warrior has built deep relationships with lawmakers statewide and will now be New York’s first female leader.
  46. covid-19
    Ron DeSantis Takes His Hatred of Mask Mandates to a New LevelOn Monday, the governor threatened to withhold the salaries of school administrators who impose them.
  47. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Suspended by Twitter After ‘Fourth Strike’The representative can’t help herself from pushing vaccine misinformation.
  48. covid-19
    What It’s Like to Get an Underground Booster Shot“I didn’t take anything away from anyone.”
  49. covid-19
    What About a Booster Shot Now?With Delta circulating, the question of whether more shots are needed has taken on new urgency. Here’s what we know.
  50. 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.
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