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  1. crime
    Rich Couple Accused of Taking Vaccine Doses From Indigenous EldersThe pair chartered a private plane and flew to rural Canada, where they allegedly received doses intended for members of the White River First Nation.
  2. public health
    Time to Start Double-Masking(If you haven’t already.)
  3. coronavirus
    New COVID Strain Spreading Across U.S.: What We KnowAs public-health officials warn that the U.K. COVID strain could soon become common in the U.S., an unrelated variant has been found in California.
  4. coronavirus
    All the Live Events, Movie Releases, and Productions Affected by the CoronavirusWho’s next?
  5. coronavirus
    I Work in a Restaurant. When Will I Get Vaccinated?Am I “essential,” or not?
  6. coronavirus
    England Forced Into Lockdown by Spike of New COVID StrainThe National Health Service is in danger of being overrun by a surge of patients coming with a tsunami of new cases.
  7. public health
    When Can New York’s Grocery Store Workers Get Vaccinated?According to current projections, the state’s grocery workers will be eligible by the end of the month.
  8. coronavirus
    America’s Vaccine Rollout Is Already a DisasterVaccines should bring the end of the pandemic, but we’re bungling their distribution just as badly as the rest of our coronavirus response.
  9. public health
    Brace Yourselves, Winter Is ComingA powerful nor’easter is due to arrive tomorrow, ahead of the dark winter public-health experts have warned about.
  10. coronavirus news
    U.S. Surpasses 300,000 COVID-19 DeathsThe virus is now killing an American every 36 seconds.
  11. health
    The First COVID-19 Vaccines Are Going Out TodayPfizer is sending out 2.9 million doses this week.
  12. coronavirus
    The U.S. Has Recorded More Than 16 Million COVID CasesWith a coronavirus vaccine newly approved, the nation approaches 300,000 deaths.
  13. coronavirus news
    U.S. Surpasses 3,000 COVID Deaths in a Day for the First TimeThe extraordinary death count is an all-time high. It’s also the first time that daily deaths surpassed the number of Americans killed on 9/11.
  14. coronavirus
    The CDC Has Relaxed Its Quarantine GuidelinesPublic-health experts believe that a shorter period will improve overall compliance.
  15. coronavirus
    A Nurse Bragged About Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines on TikTokAfter boasting in a video that she doesn’t wear a mask and still travels freely, the Oregon nurse has been placed on administrative leave.
  16. new york city
    New York City to Begin Phased Reopening of SchoolsPre-K and elementary-school students will be able to return on December 7, and the city is overhauling how it manages its schools amid the pandemic.
  17. covid-19
    CDC Advises Against Thanksgiving TravelWith more than 160,000 new COVID-19 cases being reported daily, the agency now recommends that Americans cancel their holiday travel plans.
  18. covid-19
    Are We Headed Back Into COVID Lockdown?In what could be the first of many, Chicago has issued a stay-at-home advisory to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
  19. coronavirus
    Cuomo Orders Bars, Restaurants Closed at 10 p.m. to Halt COVID SpreadThe order will allow takeout after 10 p.m., though private gatherings will be limited to ten people to slow the spread of COVID ahead of flu season.
  20. coronavirus news
    Pfizer Says Its COVID Vaccine May Be 90 Percent EffectiveThe news is exciting, but experts warn that the findings haven’t been peer-reviewed yet.
  21. coronavirus news
    The FDA Has Officially Approved the First Coronavirus TreatmentThe anti-viral drug remdesivir has passed the agency’s regulatory standards.
  22. president trump
    GOP Elites Thought They Could Buy Their Way Out of a PandemicFor the cost of 200 rapid COVID-19 tests, attendees at Barrett’s nomination party thought they could purchase reprieve from a plague.
  23. covid-19
    Cuomo Closing Schools in 9 NYC Zip Codes on TuesdayThe governor did not approve the city’s plan to shutter nonessential businesses or indoor dining, but that might still happen on Wednesday.
  24. early and often
    Trump Infects AmericaWe do not yet know the extent of the outbreak in Washington — or the effect it will have on the country.
  25. coronavirus
    What’s Going on With School Reopenings?As many schools try to resume in-person classes, we’re seeing more and more Covid outbreaks.
  26. coronavirus
    Governor Cuomo Issues Warning As COVID Cases Rise Again in New YorkNew York City’s positive testing rate is currently just below 2 percent, the highest it has been since late June.
  27. centers for disease control
    CDC Reverses on COVID-19 Airborne Transmission GuidelinesThe about-face comes days after the CDC revoked a guideline stating that asymptomatic people with known COVID-19 contact do not need to get tested.
  28. coronavirus
    Trump Says COVID-19 Will ‘Go Away’ Thanks to a ‘Herd Mentality’“You’ll develop like a herd mentality,” he said, describing one way out of the pandemic. “It’s going to be herd-developed and that’s going to happen.”
  29. misinformation
    HHS Officials Altered CDC COVID-19 Reports to Help TrumpTrump-appointed officials have been interfering to protect the president’s deliberately misleading COVID-19 spin.
  30. covid-19
    A 28-Year-Old Teacher Has Died From CoronavirusThe recent deaths of a number of teachers have intensified fears around school reopenings.
  31. reopening
    Indoor Dining Returns to NYC This Month. Here’s How It Will Work.Restaurants can welcome customers back indoors on September 30.
  32. coronavirus
    CDC Advises States to Prepare to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine As Soon As NovemberThe agency advised states to consider the immense challenge of distribution, as some public-health experts worry that Trump is rushing the process.
  33. covid-19
    No, the CDC Is Not Overcounting COVID-19 DeathsA viral statistic falsely claims that only 6 percent of reported deaths were actually caused by the virus. Here’s what it gets wrong.
  34. coronavirus news
    Here’s the Latest Good (and Bad) News About COVID-19America’s epidemic is slowing — but a globe-spanning, coronavirus-induced hunger crisis is just beginning.
  35. covid-19
    Bad News for Those of Us Who Are Loud As HellNew research shows that talking quietly could reduce virus transmission by 80 percent.
  36. covid-19
    Can You Get the Coronavirus Twice?This week, researchers confirmed the first cases of COVID-19 reinfection. Here’s what we know.
  37. ask an expert
    Is It Safe to Go to a Movie Theater Right Now?Dr. Robert Lahita attempts to answer all of our questions about cinema’s grand reopening this August.
  38. landlords
    Restaurants Need Rent Relief. Are ‘Recovery Leases’ the Answer?A new proposal aims to aid struggling small businesses.
  39. international affairs
    New Zealand Postpones National Election Amid Mysterious COVID-19 OutbreakNo, this doesn’t set any kind of precedent for President Trump to try to follow.
  40. coronavirus
    Everything We Do and Don’t Know About New York’s Reopening PlanGyms in New York may open at 33 percent capacity on August 24, though localities can delay the opening by a week to prepare.
  41. coronavirus
    The Human Cost of the Pandemic May Dwarf Its Death TollThe long-term health effects of COVID-19 could be the most common and most devastating outcome, by far.
  42. the top line
    Americans Are Shopping As Much As They Were Pre-PandemicThe nature of consumer spending is still far from normal, however, and without another stimulus, retail sales may start to contract again.
  43. burning questions
    Which Mask Is the Best Mask?A new study suggests that certain face coverings may be worse than none at all.
  44. explainer
    What We Know About Kids and the CoronavirusAnd why the question of when to reopen schools is among the most challenging of the pandemic.
  45. covid-19
    The Coronavirus Was Found on Frozen Chicken WingsChinese authorities say the meat was imported from Brazil.
  46. closings
    How Much Worse Will It Get for New York’s Restaurants?It feels like we’re watching the collapse of an entire industry in real time.
  47. politics
    What We Know About Trump’s New ‘Executive Orders’The president’s power grab is more likely to deliver a constitutional crisis than economic relief during the pandemic.
  48. coronavirus
    U.S. Surpasses 5 Million COVID-19 CasesAnd there’s still no adequate federal response to slow the spread of the summer outbreak.
  49. covid-19
    The Good (But Not Great) News About T-Cells and Herd ImmunityTwo areas of research offer tentative hope that meaningful natural protection from COVID-19 may come sooner than expected.
  50. covid-19
    Cuomo Says New York Schools Can Reopen, But Hurdles RemainSchool districts have the green light. Whether they move forward with in-person learning is still an open question.
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