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Coronavirus

  1. explainer
    What We Know About the Dangerous Delta VariantThe more transmissible COVID strain now accounts for an estimated 83 percent of new cases in the U.S.
  2. tokyo olympics
    The Olympics’ COVID Problem Is GrowingThe games are opening today, as more and more athletes test positive for the virus and cases in Tokyo rise.
  3. 2020 olympics
    The Ambivalence OlympicsCan you still love the Games with so many reasons to loathe them?
  4. covid-19 vaccine
    What If Republicans Were Anti-Lockdown, Anti-Mask, and Pro-Vaxx?Tommy Tuberville suggests the best way to erode vaccine hesitancy is to give Trump credit for those shots in the arm. That may be sad but true.
  5. health
    The Pandemic Shaved 1.5 Years Off Our Life ExpectancyThe U.S. saw the biggest decline since World War II.
  6. shutdowns
    AHS’s Newest Horror Story Is an On-Set COVID ShutdownAn actor tested positive for the virus, pausing production a month ahead of the premiere.
  7. coronavirus
    The United Kingdom Picked a Bad Time to Declare ‘Freedom’ From COVIDOn “Freedom Day” ending most pandemic restrictions, Boris Johnson was in quarantine, the CDC urged Americans not to visit, and 39,950 tested positive.
  8. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Suspended From Twitter for COVID MisinformationThe conspiracist congresswoman has been blocked from posting for 12 hours after suggesting the virus is “not dangerous” for Americans under 65.
  9. sports!
    Will COVID Kill the Mood in the Olympic Village?Pandemic restrictions come for the sexiest event in sports.
  10. covid-19
    House of the Dragon Pauses Shoot After a Positive COVID-19 CaseHBO’s Game of Thrones prequel will pause until Wednesday.
  11. coronavirus
    COVID Cases Fueled by Delta Rise 70 Percent Over Last WeekCDC director calls it a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.”
  12. coronavirus
    Los Angeles County Will Reinstate Indoor Mask Mandate This Weekend“This is an all-hands-on-deck moment,” said the county health officer.
  13. coronavirus
    New York COVID Death Toll Is 11,000 Fewer Than Federal CountThe discrepancy has reportedly grown this year, even as the Cuomo admin faces three inquiries into allegations of obscuring nursing-home deaths.
  14. cannes 2021
    Léa Seydoux Tests Positive for COVID, May Have to Skip CannesThe French actress has four films premiering at the Festival this year, three in competition.
  15. covid-19
    Vaccinated Kids Can Go Maskless in School, CDC SaysThe agency issued new guidance in which schools are advised to fully reopen this fall.
  16. coronavirus
    Global COVID Death Total Surpasses 4 MillionAnnouncing the toll, the World Health Organization director-general condemned wealthy nations for “morally indefensible” vaccine hoarding.
  17. covid-19
    Will the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need a Boost Against the Delta Variant?A dose of an mRNA vaccine may give recipients of viral-vector vaccines a more robust immune response against the dangerous variant.
  18. essential workers
    They Sewed Protective Masks and Gowns. Who Protected Them?Three L.A. Apparel garment workers on the company’s deadly COVID outbreak last year, when 375 people in one warehouse tested positive.
  19. intelligencer chats
    How Bad Could the Delta Variant Get in the U.S.?It is set to become the dominant COVID strain in a matter of weeks.
  20. reopening
    The New Thrill of Old RestaurantsNew restaurants seem great! But that’s not what I want right now.
  21. celebrations
    What Biden Has Planned for His July 4 ‘Independence’ From COVID PartyThe U.S. probably won’t hit Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70 percent of adults by July 4, but that won’t keep him from throwing a party on the South Lawn.
  22. disrespect the classics
    Eric Clapton’s Famous Friends Are Ghosting Him“I don’t get that many texts and emails any more,” he admitted. “It’s quite noticeable.”
  23. last night on late night
    Jon Stewart Wants You to ‘Stop With the Logic’ and Accept His Lab-Leak Theory“The disease is the same name as the lab. That’s just a little too weird, don’t you think?”
  24. covid-19
    U.K. Delays End of Lockdown Amid Spread of Delta COVID VariantPrime Minister Boris Johnson has pushed back the easing of pandemic restrictions in the country to July 19.
  25. reopening
    The Behind-the-Scenes Chefs Who Saved Their RestaurantsNow what happens as the pandemic ends?
  26. coronavirus vaccine
    U.S. to Buy 500 Million Pfizer Doses to Donate AbroadThe shots are a big improvement on the White House’s global effort but far from the estimated 11 billion doses needed worldwide to end the pandemic.
  27. sports!
    So What’s Going On With the Olympics?All your Tokyo 2020 questions, answered.
  28. games
    Jon Rahm’s COVID Disaster Is a Great Vaccine PSASome athletes are still inoculation reluctant. Maybe watching a golfer lose more than a million dollars will help.
  29. recommended by experts
    The Best Items to Stock for Any Emergency, According to SurvivalistsWhether you’re bugging-out or bugging-in, these are the things you may want to have on hand.
  30. covid-19
    U.S. Surpasses 600,000 COVID DeathsThe milestone is a grim reminder that Americans are still losing their lives as the U.S. makes impressive strides in the vaccination effort.
  31. coronavirus
    The Global Vaccination Effort Is Still Undercut by Deep InequalitiesThe disparities that were clear from the outset of the vaccine drive are still profound several months later.
  32. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis Forces Cruise Ships to Take Unvaccinated PassengersRemember when denying wedding cakes to gay people was about freedom?
  33. covid-19
    Biden Joins the COVID Lab-Leak-Theory DebateThe president says that U.S. intelligence is considering the theory and he wants them to push harder to answer where the coronavirus originated.
  34. essays
    What Did the Pandemic Teach Chefs About Accessibility?A disabled food writer contemplates returning to restaurant dining rooms.
  35. rules for thee
    Michigan Governor Apologizes for Breaking Her State’s COVID Dining ProtocolGretchen Whitmer’s indoor-dining group of 13 this weekend wasn’t her first time on the wrong end of her own pandemic recommendations.
  36. sigh
    Even Without Passengers, Cruise Ship Reports COVID OutbreakFive unvaccinated crew members disembarked a new Royal Caribbean ship after testing positive for the virus.
  37. games
    The Extremely Welcome, Slightly Jarring Return of Sports CrowdsWith screaming fanatics back in the mix, games are no longer a pale imitation of themselves.
  38. the national interest
    How the Liberal Media Dismissed the Lab-Leak Theory and Smeared Its SupportersReporters turned an ambiguous story into “moral clarity.”
  39. covid-19
    A COVID Wave May Be the Next Disaster to Strike GazaJust 2 percent of Gazans are fully vaccinated, the health system is crippled, and COVID-19 might have been spreading in the bomb shelters.
  40. covid-19
    COVID News Keeps Getting Better in AmericaMore immunity + fewer cases = an optimistic outlook.
  41. covid-19
    What Really Happened With That Weird Yankees COVID OutbreakThe infections are not a surprise. They may even be a good thing.
  42. covid-19
    Northeastern States See Decline in COVID-19 CasesAnd cases continue to drop nationally, as well.
  43. snl
    Dr. Fauci and the CDC Players Present ‘No More Masks’ in SNL Cold OpenThe new rules about mask usage are confusing, but they’re here to help, king.
  44. covid-19
    The COVID Lab-Leak Hypothesis Just Got a Big Credibility BoostA group of experts published an open letter in Science calling for a new investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
  45. intelligencer chats
    The Future of COVID in AmericaVaccination rates may determine whether the virus becomes a seasonal nuisance sooner rather than later.
  46. covid-19
    This Week’s Real Time Canceled After Bill Maher Tests Positive for COVID-19The host is currently “asymptomatic and feels fine.”
  47. reopening
    As NYC Eases Restaurant Restrictions, Workers Brace for the Summer of Hedonism“Of course we want more business, but we don’t want a free-for-all.”
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. snl
    SNL Understands Your Post-Quarantine Social Anxiety“It’s such a crazy time right now.”
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