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Pandemic

  1. coronavirus
    United States, World Leader in COVID-19 Deaths, to Leave WHOThe Trump administration has officially notified the U.N. that the United States will leave the World Health Organization in 2021.
  2. republicans
    By Denying Aid to States, the GOP Is Aiding the CoronavirusRepublicans’ foot-dragging on fiscal relief hasn’t just hurt the economy, but also helped fuel the surge in coronavirus cases.
  3. public health
    A Flu Strain With ‘Pandemic Potential’ Has Been Found in Pigs in ChinaResearchers describe a virus that has been “predominant in swine populations since 2016” with “the essential hallmarks of” a possible pandemic.
  4. covid-19
    Will the Pandemic Reshape Child Care for Good?Without action from lawmakers, the future of child care could be precarious.
  5. the economy
    Coronavirus Is Killing Our Economy Because It Was Already SickWe built an economy around the whims of the few rather than the needs of the many. That’s bad for growth in normal times, and worse in a pandemic.
  6. coronavirus
    Has the Pandemic Peaked?Looking at a broad cohort of nations, and especially at the U.S., it appears, at the moment, as though the answer may be yes.
  7. coronavirus
    7 Bits of Good News About the Coronavirus (and 7 Bits of Bad News)A new theory resolves many of the biggest mysteries about the pandemic — and suggests that banning large gatherings may be enough to contain it.
  8. drunk history
    The Pandemic Has Led to an Outbreak of Terrible Historical AnalogiesTrump and his allies are using the coronavirus to warp history. We can’t ignore their delusions.
  9. covid-19
    The Coronavirus Makes Trump’s Cruelty Toward Indian Country Even More DeadlyTrump’s enmity for Native Americans dates from his casino days. During the pandemic, it has deadly consequences.
  10. first person
    ‘We Have No Superpowers’: A New Doctor’s Lessons From the PandemicGraduating early to join the front lines of New York’s battle against the coronavirus offers a crash course in medicine’s limitations.
  11. coronavirus
    There Is Still No PlanThe lockdowns were an expensive way to buy time. The government has squandered it.
  12. behind the scenes
    How All Rise Made a Brand-New Episode in the Middle of a PandemicThe cast of the CBS legal drama had to essentially become one-person production crews inside their own homes.
  13. just asking questions
    Why Humanity Will Probably Botch the Next Pandemic, TooA conversation with Mike Davis, author of 2005’s The Monster at Our Door: The Global Threat of Avian Flu, about nationalism, capitalism, and COVID-19.
  14. coronavirus
    We Still Don’t Know How the Coronavirus Is Killing UsSix months in, doctors and researchers are continuing to discover dangerous new ways COVID-19 affects the body.
  15. covid-19
    Brian Kemp Doesn’t Answer to YouHe can “reopen” Georgia without fear because he’s insulated himself from democratic consequences.
  16. vulture lists
    A Guide to Pandemic-Themed Board GamesThe topic has inspired plenty of worthy games.
  17. covid-19
    Who ‘Deserves’ Jail During a Pandemic?The Cook County Jail in Chicago is America’s biggest coronavirus hotspot. Why did we allow this?
  18. feature
    He’s Lost Seven Parishioners, and 20 Are SickIn his 40 years of preaching, the Reverend Johnnie Green has never felt this helpless.
  19. theater
    How Can Broadway Recover From This Pandemic?Lower ticket prices? Reconfiguring the theaters for social distanced entertaining? When will the tourists return?
  20. life after warming
    The Coronavirus Is a Preview of Our Climate-Change FutureThe warming of the planet will lead to pandemics that are far more dangerous and disruptive.
  21. coronavirus
    There Is No Plan for the End of the Coronavirus CrisisOn top of Trump’s ongoing mismanagement, there is a shocking lack of a strategy, at any level of government, for what the country will do next.
  22. coronavirus
    Benjamin Netanyahu Reportedly Mistook Hallmark Show for Iran Pandemic FootageThe Israeli prime minister’s office doesn’t deny playing footage of Pandemic in a cabinet meeting.
  23. coronavirus
    Why Did an Expert Who Warned About COVID-19 Have So Much Trouble Being Heard?Though we often feel that we live in a sea of panic, it may be that the general din prevents us from hearing most important warning cries.
  24. coronavirus
    ‘We’re Flying Blind’: Why Testing for Coronavirus Antibodies Will MatterInfectious-disease reporter Laurie Garrett shares her thoughts on PPE supply chains, COVID-19 reinfection fears, and the limits of current testing.
  25. coronavirus
    There’s No Such Thing As Unskilled LaborLow-wage work matters, and so does every low-wage worker.
  26. coronavirus
    The City’s Doormen Are on the Front Lines of the PandemicThey are deemed “essential workers.”
  27. coronavirus
    Severance​ Predicted the Slow-Burn Performance of Our PandemicLike Ling Ma’s protagonist, we haven’t been shot out of a cannon and into a new world. We’re watching it unfold like a digitally broadcast picaresque.
  28. coronavirus
    Homeschooling Your Kids Because of the Outbreak? An Expert (My Mother) Has TipsTake your kids to the local cemetery for a history lesson. Or don’t.
  29. brad pitt
    Now Is the Perfect Time to Watch Meet Joe BlackTrick yourself into staying home with a three-hour movie about Brad Pitt being Death and also a virgin.
  30. covid-19
    Will New York City Schools Close Over the Coronavirus?As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York ramped up to 44 on Friday, parents and students faced the possibility of school closures.
  31. coronavirus
    Public Health Experts: Try ‘Footshake’ Instead of Handshake to Avoid CoronavirusRubbing dirty shoes is better than shaking dirty hands when it comes to avoiding coronavirus.
  32. covid-19
    Coronavirus Cases Continue to Surge in Italy, Iran, and South KoreaThe entire European Union is on edge over the escalating crisis in Italy, but Iran’s outbreak may prove to be the most dangerous.