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Covid Vaccines

  1. covid-19
    Is the U.S. Facing Another COVID Wave?There are warning signs flashing in Asia and Europe.
  2. covid-19
    New York City to Drop School-Mask Mandate and Vaccine Mandate for Indoor VenuesGovernor Hochul announced that the state’s school-mask mandate would end Wednesday. Mayor Adams then said the city mandates would likely end March 7.
  3. covid-19
    What to Expect From the COVID Variants to ComeThe evolution of the coronavirus remains difficult to predict, and future strains could be at least as dangerous as Omicron and its predecessors.
  4. covid-19
    What We Know About Omicron in New YorkThe city and state continue to put up eye-popping case numbers.
  5. 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.
  6. covid-19
    5 Ways to Understand the U.S. Climb to 800,000 COVID DeathsGrappling with another horrifying milestone as the Omicron phase of the pandemic nears.
  7. covid-19
    Can Anything Stop the Omicron Wave?At this point, America has limited options.
  8. 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.
  9. booster shots
    Vaccine Demand Gets a Boost As Americans Worry Over OmicronVaccination rates are at their highest since May, though the majority of doses administered last week were booster shots.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. hot shots
    This Holiday Season’s Hottest Item for Kids: VaccinesSupply is struggling to keep up with demand, but so far it’s going better than the drive to inoculate adults earlier this year.
  14. covid-19
    Despite Bolsonaro, Brazil Has Barely Any Anti-VaxxersFar more of the population is getting their shots than in the U.S.
  15. covid vaccines
    The NIH and Moderna Are Fighting Over Who Owns Their VaccineA patent dispute over the Moderna shot could have serious ramifications for the future distribution of the mRNA vaccine.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. covid-19
    No, COVID Vaccines Don’t Cause Swollen TesticlesOr impotence. Or infertility.
  20. the naming of things
    What Is Up With the Brand Name for Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine?The shot has a new name, Comirnaty, now that it’s FDA approved. But brand-naming experts aren’t sure people will use the name or remember it.
  21. 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.
  22. covid-19
    What It’s Like to Get an Underground Booster Shot“I didn’t take anything away from anyone.”
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. covid-19
    Universal Face-Mask Mandates Are Back. Here’s What to Know.Amid the Delta wave, the CDC is once again recommending indoor mask mandates, including in all schools. But the debate remains politically fraught.
  26. just asking questions
    ‘There’s No Silver Bullet’: What Polling Reveals About Vaccine HesitancyKFF’s Mollyann Brodie shares her data-informed thoughts on the influence of partisanship, vaccine mandates, and the Delta variant.
  27. coronavirus
    COVID Cases Fueled by Delta Rise 70 Percent Over Last WeekCDC director calls it a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.”
  28. politics
    The Anti-Vaxx Party Is Taking ShapeThe far right proudly rejects the COVID vaccine out of imagined fealty to Trump.
  29. covid vaccines
    Johnson & Johnson Must Toss 60 Million Vaccine Doses Made at Troubled PlantOnly ten million J&J doses produced by Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore facility have been cleared for use.
  30. tomorrow
    The Invisible Dead of COVID ColonialismAs the global north vaccinates, the rest of the world is in a grimly familiar place.
  31. covid-19
    What Really Happened With That Weird Yankees COVID OutbreakThe infections are not a surprise. They may even be a good thing.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. covid-19
    U.S. Resumes Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID VaccineThe FDA and CDC have lifted their pause of the one-shot vaccine after an extensive safety review regarding a very rare blood clot risk.
  35. roundup
    All U.S. Adults Can Get the COVID Vaccine. Now What?The country’s vaccine rollout has hit a major milestone, but expanding access and increasing demand in the next phase won’t be easy.
  36. side effects
    Why the Second COVID Shot Makes You MiserableUnpleasant side effects are in part a consequence of lightning-quick vaccine development.
  37. covid vaccines
    How Experts Are Reacting to the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine PauseMost stressed that federal regulators were right to be cautious despite the long odds of serious side effects.
  38. covid vaccines
    J&J Takes Over Plant Where Contractor Error Led to Loss of 15M Vaccine DosesNew reports detail past batches of discarded vaccines and doubts that Johnson & Johnson can correct the course at the plant in Baltimore.
  39. covid-19
    The Story of One DoseInside the sprawling operational puzzle of bringing the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine to the public.
  40. covid-19
    A ‘Glitch’ Sent Droves to Flood a Vaccine Site in the BronxAfter waiting so long for a shot, hundreds were sent back home to wait again.
  41. coronavirus
    Judge Rules That New York Must Vaccinate Prisoners ImmediatelyA state supreme court judge described the decision to leave inmates out of the public-health campaign as an “abuse of discretion.”
  42. politics
    Key Moments From President Biden’s First News ConferenceBiden doubled his COVID vaccination goal and discussed his plans for addressing the filibuster, voting rights, and the migrant surge at the border.
  43. coronavirus
    Everything We Know About the Coronavirus Variant Spreading in New York CityVariants are now making up over 60 percent of new cases in the city, as the first case of the Brazilian strain has been detected in New York.
  44. andrew cuomo
    Cuomo’s Vaccine Czar Called County Officials to Gauge Their LoyaltyFormer Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz, who coordinates the state’s COVID response and vaccination efforts, is now facing at least one ethics complaint.
  45. let’s get together
    Go Hug a Vaccinated Person Right NowThe social distance of the pandemic, for the vaccinated and their friends and family, can finally start to end. Just ask the CDC.
  46. public health
    Fully Vaccinated People Can Gather Unmasked, CDC SaysThe federal agency says fully vaccinated people can indulge in perks like spending time unmasked with low-risk or other vaccinated individuals.
  47. covid-19
    Johnson & Johnson Will Run COVID Vaccine Trials on InfantsBut neither it nor any other COVID vaccine will likely be available to U.S. children until at least the fall.
  48. 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.
  49. covid vaccines
    AstraZeneca Shot Appears to Slow COVID TransmissionYet more terrific news on the vaccine front.
  50. 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.
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