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What you need to know about coronavirus vaccines

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We answer your questions on when you should get vaccinated, how they work and how they were made so quickly.
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After one week of in-person classes, Chicago Public Schools pursues disciplinary action against employees who did not return to school buildings.
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India rolls out two locally made vaccines but only one has completed a Phase 3 trial.
Other Maryland school boards elect leaders, but not so in Prince George’s County.
A cumbersome online portal, long lines at some vaccination sites and other hurdles awaited people eager to protect themselves from the coronavirus.
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Some systems have launched new service options to meet new travel patterns.
Dismissing those who are hesitant as ignorant or anti-science ignores the complex ways individuals and families make decisions.
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The case of Jalen Brown illustrates how confusing the largely unwritten school rules for online expression can be.
The country has not approved a vaccine for general use, but Chinese workers at online casinos and presidential security officials have obtained the shots.
Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns, who lost his mother to covid-19 last April, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
States were anticipating a windfall after federal officials said they would stop holding back second doses. But the policy had already changed, and no stockpile exists.
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If deaths remained below 200,000, Trump said in March of last year, it would show his administration had “done a very good job.”
Tax Season 2021 starts Feb. 12. The backlog for paper returns is large and likely to grow, so anyone. The IRS received roughly 16 million paper individual returns last year and as of Dec. 25 had a backlog of 6.9 million unprocessed individual returns.
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The rolling seven-day average number of cases across the region stood Friday at 8,269.
Agency data predicts U.K. variant will spread rapidly, intensifying urgency of vaccinations
As American University and Loyola have learned, a pandemic season opens whenever it can.
Thanks to vaccine rollouts and flexible cancellation policies, vacation planning isn't off the table.
The appointment of David Kessler comes as Biden has begun spelling out plans to speed up the Trump administration’s sluggish effort on vaccinations.
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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.
A day in a hospital as it receives its first coronavirus vaccines
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