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  1. early and often
    The Millionaire LimeWire Founder Behind RFK Jr.Mark Gorton has done his own research on JFK, LBJ, vaccines, and the 2024 election.
  2. rfk jr.
    Anti-Vaxxers Don’t Want a Debate; They Want a SpectacleAnti-vaccine activists are inciting violence against their foes, experts say.
  3. public health
    Blowing Bubbles and Eavesdropping in the Monkeypox-Vaccine LineHow one New Yorker tracked down a dose: social media, leaps of faith, and bypassing the appointment website entirely.
  4. covid-19
    When Will Young Kids Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine?The FDA has authorized emergency use of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children under 5.
  5. stop the presses
    Sarah Palin Paints the Town COVIDShe shocks the capital of blue America, unvaccinated and unashamed.
  6. covid-19
    Partisanship Made the Omicron Crisis WorseCould America have averted a huge wave of COVID deaths?
  7. politics
    Is Trump Losing His Base? New Poll Suggests Otherwise.Talk about Ron DeSantis displacing Trump is very premature and perhaps another sign of the perpetual underestimation of the 45th president.
  8. politics
    Trump Thinks DeSantis Owes Him EverythingIf the Sunshine State ingrate aspires to a political destiny independent of Trump, the former president will give him the Brian Kemp treatment.
  9. politics
    Trump Lasts 9 Minutes on NPRThe former president lightly touted vaccines before hanging up amid questioning over his election lies.
  10. omicron
    The Best News About Omicron May Not Be About SeverityThe size of the Omicron wave is likely more important in determining its ultimate toll — and there are signs it will be much smaller than feared.
  11. vaccines
    Trump: Getting Vaccinated Helps Own the LibsThe former president said he got a booster shot and that vaccine skeptics are doing Democrats’ work for them.
  12. covid-19
    FDA Sees Promise in J&J Booster But Finds Issues in DataThe agency couldn’t independently verify the company’s data and noted that one study’s result might have been due to a test’s low sensitivity.
  13. sports
    Vaccine-Skeptical Kyrie Irving Is Now Missing Home GamesWill he play at all in Brooklyn this season?
  14. vaccines
    Pfizer Seeks Emergency Authorization on COVID-19 Vaccine for 5 to 11-Year-OldsInoculations for children are closer than ever to becoming a reality.
  15. intelligencer chats
    Why Has the Delta Variant Been This Bad in the U.S.?Relatively low vaccine uptake is a major factor, but it may not fully explain why America is such an outlier among rich countries.
  16. covid-19
    YouTube Bans All Anti-Vaccine ContentThe new rules go beyond COVID-specific misinformation.
  17. games
    Kyrie Irving and the Downside of Player EmpowermentAnti-vaxxers are testing the NBA’s unique egalitarian approach to its stars.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. reopening
    The Vaccine Mandate Will Not Destroy Your RestaurantScience-defying customers and the pandemic they insist on perpetuating, however …
  23. 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.
  24. pandemic
    What If Vaccines Don’t Really Stop the Virus From Spreading?Unpacking the CDC’s head-snapping new guidance on the vaccinated and masks.
  25. marjorie taylor greene
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Compares Liberals to Nazis — AgainAfter apologizing for comparing COVID-19 measures to the Holocaust, MTG is still calling vaccinators “medical brownshirts.”
  26. covid-19
    U.S. Falls Short of Biden’s July 4 Vaccination GoalThe White House tried to put a positive spin on the figures but admitted it will take a “few extra weeks” to fully vaccinate 70 percent of adults.
  27. covid-19
    We’re Probably Getting a Fourth COVID VaccineNovavax says its shot is safe, 90 percent effective, and will be put up for emergency-use authorization in the U.S.
  28. 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.
  29. vaccines
    U.S. Vaccination Pace Stalls After Months of GrowthA sharp week-over-week drop is a bad sign in the fight for herd immunity.
  30. vaccines
    The J&J Vaccine Supply Is About to PlummetIf you’re hoping to find an appointment for a one-and-done COVID vaccine in the next few days, your chances are about to get considerably worse.
  31. covid-19
    Biden Shaves Off Two Weeks From His Goal for Vaccine EligibilityWith shots accelerating, he wants all adults to be cleared for one by April 19.
  32. covid-19
    Pfizer Vaccine 100 Percent Effective in Teens, New Study ShowsAppears to work even better than it does in adults, raising hopes of a return to normalcy in schools this fall.
  33. covid-19
    Got Breast Milk? With Antibodies?Without a vaccine for children, parents hunt for what they think is the next best thing.
  34. covid-19
    Polls: Vaccine Hesitancy Dropping, Satisfaction With Rollout RisingMore good news as the daily rate of shots nears 3 million.
  35. covid-19
    How Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Became the Hot ShotWhat first looked like an inferior option has become popular, with many people seeking it out over Pfizer or Moderna’s jabs.
  36. covid-19
    Did Europe Go Too Far in Pausing the AstraZeneca Vaccine?One expert says she is “tremendously disturbed” by the decision to halt the shot over blood-clot fears.
  37. covid-19
    Whatever Happened to the AstraZeneca Vaccine?Expectations were high for the shot; now it’s languishing in U.S. warehouses and European authorities have put it on pause.
  38. covid-19
    COVID Vaccine Side Effects: Everything You Need to KnowYou’re more likely to have a reaction if you’re younger, female, or receiving your second dose — but severe side effects are rare.
  39. covid-19
    America’s Next COVID Obstacle: Vaccine DesertsThe supply has never been higher, but it’s not always getting to communities most desperately in need.
  40. 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.
  41. covid-19
    The Pandemic’s Dr. Doom Bets It AllWhy Michael Osterholm staked his credibility on predicting a new wave — and delayed his own second shot to stop it.
  42. vaccines
    Vaccine Hesitancy Is Falling, According to a New PollThe number of people who say they want a shot (or have already gotten one) has jumped way up.
  43. covid-19
    How to Overcome Fear of Needles to Get Vaccinated, According to Experts“Shots in arms” isn’t exactly a comforting phrase for many.
  44. covid-19
    The U.S. Vaccination Effort Is Speeding Up — FastSupplies are booming, and the number of shots in arms is skyrocketing.
  45. coronavirus
    I Was a COVID-Vaccine-Site BouncerThe city tried to build a COVID volunteer corps. The system wasn’t prepared for the demand.
  46. 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.)
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. vaccines
    Biden Said Vaccines for All by Spring — Now It’s SummerWhy do the goal posts keep shifting?
  50. covid-19
    How COVID Vaccines Will Be Upgraded to Fight New VariantsTechnology that brought the world shots in record time have another advantage.
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