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Democracy Dies in Darkness
A pandemic year
Shi Zhengli, a world-renowned coronavirus researcher who has collaborated with U.S. scientists, stands at the center of the Wuhan lab controversy. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
Scientists battle over the ultimate origin story: Where did the coronavirus come from?
Speculation about origin abounds as the lab-leak theory puts a spotlight on virological research.
Models predict U.S. coronavirus infections could surge this fall if vaccination rates lag, former FDA chief says
Scott Gottlieb also expressed concern about U.K. study showing brain-tissue shrinkage after covid-19.
Lotteries as public health incentives began before covid-19
As U.S. states adopt vaccine lotteries, the idea, championed by global health researchers, has begun to catch on.
and Sammy Westfall
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Israel struggles to restore vaccine swap deal after Palestinians reject doses for being too old
Some 100,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine delivered to the West Bank on Friday are headed for the trash because of their imminent expiration.
As difficult school year ends, school superintendents are opting out
Virginia’s ‘dangerously’ full and short-staffed mental hospitals seek federal funds
Teen vaccinations surge in Washington region during first month of eligibility
U.S. coronavirus cases and state maps: Tracking cases, deaths
An oral history of the coronavirus pandemic
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Guide to the Pandemic
Vaccination rates fall off, imperiling Biden’s July Fourth goal
The ‘last mile’ of delivering coronavirus shots has become a marathon, with health officials showing up at stores, parks and factories to entice people who might not otherwise get immunized.
and Chris Moody
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Starting Saturday, D.C. residents can get gift cards when they get vaccinated