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The most important thing Donald Trump said in his CPAC speech

It was a message Trump avoided as president: Get a vaccine.

CDC recommends Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, enabling inoculations to start this week

The doses are expected to start shipping as early as Monday to sites already receiving doses of the two other authorized vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

‘They got back to us’: How one school built trust and got reluctant parents to return

The experiences at Patterson show the significant hurdles as D.C. attempts to equitably reopen school buildings.

A Trader Joe’s employee called for stronger coronavirus measures. The company fired him.

Ben Bonnema specifically asked Trader Joe's CEO to allow its employees to enforce the store's mask-wearing policy.

Israel’s ahead-of-the-world vaccine rollout offers hope for countries lagging behind

A flurry of studies confirms the effectiveness and safety of mass inoculation.

Cancer patients often can’t get full care with covid-19 bogging down medical facilities

New vaccines promise relief. But any further surges in America’s hospitals and clinics will hamstring their ability to care for the sickest in oncology departments.
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I got the coronavirus vaccine, and cheer has replaced fear

A shot in my arm brought a feeling I had almost forgotten: Relief.

Public health experts say ‘we can’t give up on testing’ as vaccinations ramp up

Testing is down a third as infections dip in Virginia, Maryland and the District.
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The Nats can focus on baseball at spring training, but a reminder of the pandemic is nearby

“It is a reminder that this is still real,” left fielder Kyle Schwarber said of the coronavirus testing site at the Nationals' spring training home. “That, you know what, people are still affected.”

To selfie or not to selfie? Why the joy of getting vaccinated is drawing backlash.

People are divided over “vaccine selfie" etiquette, but health experts think they are a good thing.

FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine, adding to the nation’s arsenal against the pandemic

Only a few million doses will be shipped in the days immediately after authorization, though production will ramp up in coming weeks, with 20 million doses to be delivered by the end of March and 100 million in the first half of the year.

School leaders warn that not every student will be able to get an in-person slot this academic year

Parents and teachers are calling on the city to vaccinate teachers who are working remotely.
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Hogan can’t explain away Maryland’s vaccine inequities. He needs a plan to fix them instead.

There is no justification for pointing to vaccine hesitancy when the real problem is vaccine access.
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Surge in demand again overwhelms D.C. covid vaccination sign-up portal

After delays, 3,500 appointments for high-priority Zip codes got filled.

Getting the vaccine will protect you from the coronavirus — and it may keep people around you healthier, too

People vaccinated against coronavirus may shed less virus and, therefore, transmit less disease to others, experts say.

Why can’t a company unleash irrepressible undergraduates as campus guides?

Because it’s too much fun and freaks out university lawyers.

FDA panel recommends authorization of Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine

If cleared, the shot would be the United States' third vaccine against the pathogen, but the only one that provides protection with a single dose.

Maryland grants stimulus aid to undocumented immigrants, other noncitizens

Gov. Larry Hogan will not veto three-year payments to low-income workers who don’t have Social Security numbers.

Vaccine lotteries and personal appeals: The medically vulnerable find their priority status slipping away

Federal guidelines recommend that people with underlying conditions putting them at increased risk from the coronavirus be prioritized for vaccination. But states are charting their own paths, and access to a shot comes down to where you live.

U-Va. eases restrictions, including ban on in-person gatherings, after coronavirus cases fall

Campus facilities will reopen and students will be permitted to gather in groups of six, officials said.
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A day in a hospital as it receives its first coronavirus vaccines
Dec. 16 was a day of relief at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. Health-care workers lined up and some even teared up when they received a vaccine.
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