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  1. plagued
    What Is Going on With America’s COVID Booster Plan?The Biden administration wants to reboot the U.S. booster drive with reformulated vaccines this fall. Here’s what we know.
  2. plagued
    Biden Tests Positive for COVID AgainThe president is apparently experiencing a Paxlovid rebound infection, which happens to a small fraction of people treated with the antiviral.
  3. plagued
    BA.5 Shows COVID Is Evolving Fast. Why Aren’t We Fighting Back?A long talk with Dr. Eric Topol about the BA.5 wave, next-gen vaccines, and why it’s long past time for the U.S. to get ahead of the coronavirus.
  4. hm!
    Would You Go to a Wedding Where the Bride Has COVID?A bride in the U.K. reportedly presented her guests with a chaotic choice.
  5. plagued
    When Will the BA.5 Wave End?By every available metric, the surge of U.S. COVID cases continues to grow, and hospitalizations are now rising as well.
  6. plagued
    What Is the Risk of Catching BA.5 Outdoors?More transmissible variants are more transmissible no matter where you are exposed, but avoiding COVID outside is a lot like avoiding it inside.
  7. plagued
    The BA.5 COVID Surge Is HereThe worrisome Omicron subvariant, which is better at reinfecting people than any other, is now the most dominant strain in the U.S.
  8. it’s quiet ain’t no back talk
    Who Dares Talk Back to Patti LuPone at a Patti LuPone Talk-back?“Chris Harper pays my salary!”
  9. covid
    Some People’s COVID Symptoms Come Back After Taking PaxlovidIn rare cases, patients who test negative for the virus aren’t in the clear.
  10. coronavirus
    Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVIDA spokesperson says Biden was not recently a “close contact.”
  11. understudies
    All Right, Which One of You Said ‘Macbeth’ in This Theater?Broadway director Sam Gold filled in onstage with a hand mic for actors out with the ’rona.
  12. oscar futures?
    Is COVID-19 Our New Oscars Dark Horse?The virus had a surprise showing at this year’s BAFTAs.
  13. just asking questions
    Seriously, the Pandemic Isn’t OverA long conversation with Dr. Abraar Karan about the possibility of a BA.2 wave, how the U.S. is still vulnerable, and what to do with our face masks.
  14. covid-19
    Is the U.S. Facing Another COVID Wave?There are warning signs flashing in Asia and Europe.
  15. the royal family
    Queen Elizabeth II Is Working Through COVIDA queen’s job is never done.
  16. covid-19
    How to Get Free N95 Masks From the GovernmentThe Biden administration is distributing 400 million free N95 masks through pharmacies and health centers. Here’s what we know about the program.
  17. covid-19
    Pfizer Delays FDA Request for COVID Vaccine for Kids Under 5Shots for tots are now months away, as Pfizer anticipates pending data will prove administering three doses is more effective than two.
  18. covid-19
    Where to Get Home COVID Tests and Why They’re So Hard to FindHere are all your current options, including where tests are in stock, insurance reimbursement, and how to get free tests from the government.
  19. science
    Sorry About the Deadly Pandemic, Here’s a WormScientists have named a new flatworm after COVID which is … cool, I guess.
  20. 2022 winter olympics
    COVID Isolation at the Olympics Sounds Grim As Hell“I want all this to end. I cry every day.”
  21. covid-19
    New York State’s Mask Mandate Reinstated, For NowA state appellate court judge granted a stay after the state sued to block an earlier ruling which struck down the mandate.
  22. disrespect the classics
    Eric Clapton Thinks We’ve Been Hypnotized Into Getting VaxxedAnd it’s his “calling” to talk about it.
  23. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Masks for Every SituationFrom a trip to the grocery store to a four-hour flight.
  24. recommended by experts
    How to Clean a Cloth Mask, According to Doctors“The most important thing is just getting it in soap or bleach and getting it clean.”
  25. what??
    Come Again, Kamala?The vice-president offers some illuminating thoughts on COVID strategy.
  26. um!
    Deltacron? I Don’t Know Her.Scientists say the alleged new super-variant is probably actually a lab contamination.
  27. covid-19
    Will the Omicron Wave Break Nursing?The profession lured people with secure, high-paying jobs. After two years of COVID, many nurses are reconsidering.
  28. covid-19
    America’s Omicron Wave Already Looks More Severe Than Europe’sNew York’s hospitalization data may not bode well for the rest of the country.
  29. covid
    Your Tap Water Doesn’t Need to Take a COVID TestViral videos show people getting positive results from water and soda. They only prove that people are willing to waste home COVID tests.
  30. covid-19
    CDC Won’t Require Negative COVID Test to Leave IsolationThe agency updated its new guidelines for shorter isolation and quarantine periods, but doubled down on not recommending a negative COVID test.
  31. recommended by experts
    The Best Face-Mask Filters, According to Doctors and ScientistsWe found out what to put in that filter pocket.
  32. i hate it here
    What Fresh Hell Is ‘Flurona’?Someone in Israel tested positive for COVID-19 and the flu … at the same time. Welcome to 2022.
  33. omicron variant
    Should You Be Canceling Your New Year’s Eve Plans?Dr. Fauci says yes.
  34. 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.
  35. covid-19
    More Broadway Shows Cancel Holiday Performances Due to Omicron VariantWaitress, The Lion King, Six, and more cancel Broadway shows this week.
  36. covid
    White House Decides to Send Free COVID Tests to Americans After AllBetter late than never.
  37. games
    Professional Sports Are Learning to Live With COVID. We’re Next.The Omicron variant demands a more nimble approach to the virus.
  38. snl
    SNL’s Final Episode of 2021 to Feature No Audience and ‘Limited Cast’There have been some COVID exposures and positive cases at the show, according to a source.
  39. thong song
    As If Traveling Wasn’t Stressful Enough Right NowImagine being on a plane with a man wearing a thong on his face, claiming it’s a mask.
  40. omicron variant
    Is It Going to Be Like This Forever?The Omicron variant is the worst kind of déjà vu.
  41. fifth wave
    Well, Guess It’s About Time to Get COVIDOmicron has brought with it a strangely liberating sense of inevitability.
  42. coronavirus
    COVID Is Catching Up to American Pro Sports AgainAfter limited pandemic interruptions in their 2021-2022 seasons, the NHL, NBA, and NFL are all facing an uptick in COVID cases.
  43. covid-19
    Can Anything Stop the Omicron Wave?At this point, America has limited options.
  44. 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.
  45. covid-19
    CDC Recommends Taking an At-Home COVID Test Before Indoor GatheringsThe new guidance says self-tests can be used regardless of vaccination status, the presence of symptoms, or a prior exposure to COVID-19.
  46. covid-19
    Upstate New York Hospitals Are Being Overwhelmed by COVIDCOVID-19 hospitalizations have more than tripled upstate since August, and the surge has come amid a staffing shortage of health-care workers.
  47. covid-19
    Trump Tested Positive for COVID Before Debate, Meadows SaysA new book claims the former president didn’t bother to inform Joe Biden, the media, or almost anyone else.
  48. the national interest
    Republicans Are Undermining the Vaccine and Blaming Biden for It“Why do so many right-wing people distrust the vaccine?” conservatives wonder. It is a mystery.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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