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  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. covid-19
    Evidence Rolls In That One Pfizer Shot Offers Strong Protection Against COVIDIt may bolster the case for delaying second shots in favor of more first doses of vaccine.
  4. covid-19 stimulus
    House Prepares to Pass Biden’s COVID Relief Bill This WeekThe bill should easily clear this first hurdle, but there will probably be more drama in the Senate.
  5. coronavirus vaccine
    How to Sign Up for a COVID Vaccine in New YorkTwo of the state’s largest vaccination centers are expected to open on February 24 at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn and York College in Queens
  6. coronavirus
    U.S. Surpasses 500,000 COVID DeathsThe grim milestone comes roughly one year after the first coronavirus death in the United States.
  7. 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.”
  8. covid-19
    Pfizer COVID Vaccine Is Highly Effective After Just One Dose, Study FindsAn Israeli study found the first jab reduces infections by 75 percent, bolstering the case for delaying second doses to stretch out supply.
  9. covid-19
    New Data Show the Pandemic Has Slashed Black and Brown Life ExpectancyThe worst catastrophe since World War II hasn’t been borne equally.
  10. vaccinations
    Should Restaurant Owners Require Staff to Get Vaccinated?A controversial firing addresses a difficult question.
  11. feuds
    De Blasio Accuses Cuomo of ‘Bullying’ As Nursing-Home Woes MountLong the junior partner in a fierce rivalry, the mayor seems happy to exploit the governor’s new political vulnerability.
  12. politics
    Democrat Says Cuomo Threatened to ‘Destroy’ Him Over COVID CriticismThe governor called lawmaker Ron Kim when he went after the administration’s cover-up of nursing-home deaths.
  13. vaccines
    Biden Said Vaccines for All by Spring — Now It’s SummerWhy do the goal posts keep shifting?
  14. covid-19
    New York Takes On Amazon Over COVID Safety MeasuresIn a lawsuit, State Attorney General Letitia James alleges that the company put workers at risk of infection.
  15. covid-19
    How COVID Vaccines Will Be Upgraded to Fight New VariantsTechnology that brought the world shots in record time have another advantage.
  16. games
    Sports Have Been a Shadow of Themselves Without FansThe wisdom of bringing spectators back right now is debatable. But there’s no arguing how much they’ve been missed.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. covid-19
    Lights, Camera, Testing! What It’s Like to Swab the StarsEntrepreneurs race from set to set, turning snot into gold.
  20. covid-19
    Herd Immunity May Be Out of Reach — But Normality Is in SightThe virus may keep circulating indefinitely, but the vaccines appear robust enough to turn all COVID variants into minor ailments.
  21. donald trump
    Trump Was More Sick With COVID Than White House Let On: ReportThe day he was hospitalized in October, Trump’s blood oxygen reportedly dipped to an alarming level as he developed other lung problems.
  22. money!
    How to Find Your Missing Stimulus ChecksIf you didn’t get the first or second one, there’s good news: You might still! The bad news is that you’ll have to go through the IRS.
  23. reopening
    How NYC’s Bars and Restaurants Are Preparing for the Return of Indoor Dining“We’re not thrilled about it.”
  24. pandemic
    How Long Can COVID Cases Keep Plummeting?There’s a mysterious element to the good news.
  25. coronavirus
    How COVID Accelerated a Fight Against Food DesertsA push for healthier food options for one of New York’s hardest-hit populations.
  26. 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.
  27. climate change
    COVID Took a Toll on Coal, Clearing the Way for a Green RecoveryThe pandemic has created an opening for durable emissions reductions if governments steer recovery in a green direction.
  28. 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.
  29. covid-19
    Israel Is the World’s Most Vaccinated Country. Why Are Cases Rising?Israel shows it takes more than shots in arms to curb the pandemic.
  30. tomorrow
    What If the COVID Pandemic Never Really Ends?The latest math on herd immunity is looking grim.
  31. 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.
  32. covid-19
    Why Aren’t More Health-Care Workers Getting Vaccinated?The reasons are complex, but the largest health-care workers union may have found a solution to the hesitancy problem.
  33. the group portrait
    Running Zoom on ZoomHow the company’s executives managed a period of explosive growth while working from their own platform.
  34. 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.
  35. california
    Another California Governor Recall Is Getting CloserGavin Newsom’s handling of COVID-19 has damaged his popularity, but could anyone play Schwarzenegger this time around?
  36. covid-19
    Andrew Yang Tests Positive for COVID-19The New York City mayoral candidate said he is “experiencing mild symptoms” but “in good spirits.”
  37. 2022 midterms
    The 2022 Midterms Could Be Another Referendum on TrumpBiden and Democrats would normally struggle to hold on to Congress in 2022. But Trump sticking around could change the dynamics.
  38. covid-19
    Rapid COVID Tests Are Finally Coming Soon to U.S. HomesThe Biden administration has cut a deal to provide an over-the-counter coronavirus test that can deliver results in 15 minutes. Here’s how it works.
  39. coronavirus vaccine
    The Emerging Crisis of the Vaccine Racial GapBlack and Latino Americans have not received doses consistent with their share of the population, according to states reporting vaccine demographics.
  40. covid-19
    ‘I Vaccinated 3 People’: NYC Stopped Workers From Giving Out More ShotsThe Department of Health even told volunteers they could not reach out to communities to fill available slots. Inside the snafu.
  41. covid-19
    How the Pandemic and a Bunch of Lunatics Taught Me to DriveA carless liberal flees New York City for Reno.
  42. tomorrow
    Brazil’s New Covid Strain Raises Big – and Scary – QuestionsThe biggest pandemic news may not be from Johnson & Johnson but the Amazonian city of Manaus.
  43. 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.
  44. covid-19
    U.S. COVID Cases Continue to PlummetThe big question: Is this another temporary blip or the beginning of the end?
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. paying respects
    The MTA Has a New Citywide Memorial for Its Workers Lost to COVID-19“It’s so important for New Yorkers to understand the price that has been paid by so many.”
  50. coronavirus stimulus
    On COVID Relief, Dems Should Go Small Then Go It AloneDare Republicans to oppose a clean “vaccines and checks” law, then roll everything else into a reconciliation bill they can pass on a party-line vote.
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