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  1. covid-19
    What If They Make a Coronavirus Vaccine and Nobody Takes It?There are already clear signs that the public is suspicious about corners being cut.
  2. public health
    Congress Must Bail Out Bars for Public Health’s SakeIn the absence of federal help, states will gamble on reckless reopenings to prop up falling revenue.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. health
    COVID-19 Is Horrible — So Is Worrying You Might Have Infected Someone ElseOn one of the last days of normal life, I brought cupcakes to my first grader’s class. I didn’t know yet that I had COVID-19.
  7. for your health
    Here’s the Latest Good (and Bad) News About the CoronavirusA vaccine is on its way — but for many COVID-19 survivors, the disease’s symptoms appear here to stay.
  8. vision 2020
    Trump Cancels Jacksonville Convention Activities, Including His Big SpeechNow two cities, his party, and his campaign are having to reboot yet again as Trump finally abandons his fantasy of a packed hall chanting his name.
  9. the national interest
    American Death CultWhy has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous?
  10. president trump
    Trump’s COVID-19 Policy: I, Alone, Can Ignore ItIn the midst of a pandemic, the White House is working around the clock to protect the president’s fragile ego.
  11. opioids
    U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record High in 2019And initial data suggests that there were 42 percent more overdoses in May 2020 than there were the previous May.
  12. coronavirus
    All the States Reimposing COVID-19 RestrictionsAs COVID-19 cases spike around the country, many governors are reversing their orders to reopen parts of their states’ economies.
  13. coronavirus
    Why Is There Still a PPE Shortage?Four months after doctors and nurses used trash bags for gowns and takeout containers for face masks, the PPE problem has not been solved.
  14. coronavirus
    America Is Refusing to Learn How to Fight the CoronavirusThe pandemic is surging again in the Southwest, where hospitals are reaching capacity. And it’s probably going to get worse.
  15. 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.
  16. coronavirus
    The Failed U.S. Reopening Has Served Up a Feast for the CoronavirusThe second peak of America’s coronavirus crisis has begun, and once again there is no end in sight.
  17. coronavirus
    Here’s the Latest Good (and Bad) News About the CoronavirusHumans may not retain long-term immunity to COVID-19. But if we do, there’s reason to think we’re closer to herd immunity than we’d thought.
  18. trump campaign
    Trump’s Tulsa Rally Is Still Happening, Pandemic and Reason Be DamnedThe president’s top coronavirus advisers couldn’t stop it, a legal challenge failed, and his campaign still believes it will Make Trump Great Again.
  19. labor
    America Is Paying a High Price for Cheap MeatOur nation’s exceptionally weak labor protection for meatpacking workers is fueling its exceptionally lethal pandemic.
  20. diary of a hospital
    How One Brooklyn Hospital Survived Its Deadliest SpringCOVID-19 hit Mount Sinai Brooklyn early and hard. Now, the staff reflects on what they learned in a crisis.
  21. coronavirus
    Coronavirus in New York: Latest UpdatesMayor De Blasio is warning New Yorkers that they may have to “improvise” when it comes to their transportation.
  22. coronavirus
    10 Bits of Good News in the War on the Coronavirus (and 10 Bits of Bad News)The outlook for a vaccine is getting sunnier — but the summer sun’s capacity to inhibit infection is looking weaker.
  23. vision 2020
    If He Wants to Save the Country, Biden Needs to Understand Obama’s FailuresIf he wins, Biden will face challenges more daunting than those Obama faced, and failed to vanquish, in 2009. He’ll need to aim higher.
  24. public health
    What the Coronavirus Models Can’t SeeDeaths and new infections in the U.S. are surpassing projections even during lockdowns, and it’s likely to get worse.
  25. 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.
  26. trump administration
    HHS Secretary Alex Azar May Be Fired, But Not for Mismanaging the CoronavirusOn Sunday night, President Trump denied the reports and insisted Azar “is doing an excellent job.”
  27. 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.
  28. coronavirus
    Hong Kong Restaurant Group Shares Coronavirus Reopening PlaybookIt’s a manual for other operators navigating uncharted waters.
  29. coronavirus
    There Is A White House Blockade Stopping States From Getting Coronavirus PPEThe NEJM has published a horrifying account of a health-care executive trying to evade what appear to be mafia tactics by the federal government.
  30. just asking questions
    What to Expect From the Race to Develop Coronavirus VaccinesDr. Peter Hotez explains the potential timeline for a coronavirus vaccine and shares his thoughts on chloroquine, remdesivir, and biotech bluster.
  31. coronavirus
    The Rapid Increase of U.S. Coronavirus Deaths in One Chilling GraphicData show that COVID-19 daily death toll keeps growing.
  32. nycha
    We Have No Idea How Many Public Housing Tenants — or Workers — Have Coronavirus“Staff is out there with nothing to help them fight against this virus.”
  33. feature
    Two Hours Daily to Sanitize, Two Hours to CryAn emergency-room doctor struggles to keep it together — and find supplies.
  34. coronavirus
    Philly Police Drag Man From Bus for Not Wearing a Face MaskA viral video of the incident forced Philadelphia transit authorities to rescind a coronavirus-prompted policy mandating that customers wear masks.
  35. coronavirus
    No, Trump Can’t Revive the Economy Through Human SacrificeSome conservatives are eager to endorse trading thousands of lives for a stock market rally even though that isn’t actually an option.
  36. coronavirus
    Members of Congress Who Have Tested Positive for CoronavirusThree members of Congress have tested positive COVID-19, so far.
  37. coronavirus
    Getting a Coronavirus Test Is Like ‘Being Stabbed in the Brain’Some patients have shared videos of taking the COVID-19 test, which requires a nasal swab and looks no fun at all.
  38. coronavirus
    We’re Lucky the Coronavirus Isn’t a Prolific Child KillerGiven our lack of preparedness, a disaster like this was inevitable. We’re lucky the one we got has a low fatality rate among children.
  39. coronavirus
    Kid Rock’s Nashville Bar is Indeed Closing Due to CoronavirusWe can all breathe a sigh of relief.
  40. coronavirus
    1,809 New Yorkers on Their Coronavirus Fears and PreparationsOn Wednesday, March 11, we asked people how they were coping. We got a lot of answers.
  41. coronavirus
    Pandemics Are a Great Reason to De-carcerateCoronavirus could wreak havoc on jails and prisons. If their inhumane conditions weren’t a self-evident reason to shrink them, this should be.
  42. coronavirus
    CDC’s Worst-Case Coronavirus Model: 214 Million Infected, 1.7 Million DeadNewly revealed projections warn of a massive potential toll in the U.S., but the worst-case estimate doesn’t factor in recent efforts to respond.
  43. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Fears Leave NYC Restaurant Workers Particularly VulnerableAs business drops, jobs are being lost.
  44. coronavirus
    This Will Get WorseThe grim math of a coronavirus future.
  45. coronavirus
    A City of BodiesThe week we started hoarding beans.
  46. podcasts
    Galloway and Swisher on How Amazon Could Ride to the Rescue With COVID-19 Tests“We’d be all tucked in our beds with soup delivered to us if Amazon was running the show.”
  47. coronavirus
    The GOP’s Ideological Sickness Is Going to Get People KilledRepublicans are too obsessed with fighting imaginary crises to deal with the actual one that coronavirus presents.
  48. coronavirus
    Why Isn’t Trump in Quarantine?The president recently met with Jair Bolsonaro’s aide, who tested positive for coronavirus.
  49. ask an expert
    Is It Safe to Go to a Concert Right Now?Everything you need to know before making that call.
  50. vision 2020
    Biden Displays Unpresidential Competence in Coronavirus RemarksIn a marked departure from modern presidential norms, Biden opted to avoid spreading misinformation in his remarks on the pandemic.
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