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What are the best ways to carry your proof of vaccination with you? Here's what we found. (Washington Post illustration; iStock)
You’re going to be asked to prove your vaccination status. Here’s how to do it.
There’s no be-all-end-all way to carry proof of vaccination on your phone. We make sense of how different options approach your privacy, ensure your security and try to spot counterfeits.
Geoffrey A. Fowler
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Has Congress learned nothing about how to deal with a pandemic?
Shortchanging pandemic preparedness funding would be disastrously short-sighted for at least three reasons.
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Virginia’s legislature sends the wrong message on covid-19 at the wrong time
In Richmond, lawmakers gather without masks, tests or proof of vaccination.
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The eviction moratorium has ended. Here’s what renters need to know.
Now that the federal ban on evictions has expired, renters need to figure out what they have to pay, what rental assistance may be available and the best options for catching up on past-due payments.
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Masks and covid-19: Explaining the latest guidance from the CDC and other experts
Vaccine mandates are off to a good start — but need to go much further
U.S. coronavirus cases and state maps: Tracking cases, deaths
An oral history of the coronavirus pandemic
Mapping the worldwide spread of the coronavirus
A day in a hospital as it receives its first coronavirus vaccines
Guide to the Pandemic
What you need to know about the highly contagious delta variant
The variant first identified in India last year is now dominant in the United States.
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Health experts discuss vaccines
If you got the J&J vaccine, should you get a booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna?
Tracking cases and deaths across the United States
More than 4 million dead: Tracking global cases
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