If cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, the shot would be the nation’s third vaccine and the only one that provides protection with a single dose. Experts said it could expedite efforts to inoculate Americans as virus variants spread.
There is a good chance that by summer, many aspects of life will be reminiscent of a time before the coronavirus — as long as vaccinations increase and Americans stay careful during the spring, health experts say.
Use of the vast database offers another example of how government agencies target commercial sources to access information they're not authorized to compile on their own. “When you sign up for electricity, you don’t expect them to send immigration agents to your front door,” one researcher said.
Starting second from left, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and city resident Kerwin Miller are sworn in at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s D.C. statehood hearing in 2019. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)