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Live updates: Trump received the coronavirus vaccine before leaving the White House, adviser says

The rolling seven-day average of infections has stagnated around a worrisomely high daily rate of 75,000 after weeks of declines.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine deepens concerns over racial and geographic inequities

Governors weigh ease of use against the perception of a two-tiered system if the new coronavirus vaccine is deployed primarily to harder-to-reach communities.

Massive investment in social studies and civics education proposed to address eroding trust in democratic institutions

Broad backing for government-funded road map to address failures in teaching government and history.

St. Elizabeths’ delayed response to coronavirus contributed to 18 deaths, report says

D.C.’s public psychiatric facility again came under criticism from advocates who allege it didn’t do enough to protect its patients.

J&J vaccine to boost supply in Maryland, Virginia this week as appointments remain scarce

A vaccine wait list for D.C. teenagers with qualifying conditions closed after just one day because of high demand.

Mexico’s López Obrador to ask Biden for help with coronavirus vaccines in virtual summit

AMLO has emerged as a vocal critic of global inequity in the distribution of the vaccines. The leaders will also discuss migration.

What you need to know about the coronavirus variants

The new variants are highly transmissible and have sparked concerns that vaccines may be less effective against them.

Much of the world is seeing coronavirus cases fall. But Brazil’s outbreak is worse than ever.

Hospitals are at capacity, a virus variant is rampaging, and vaccines are slow to come.
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Other nations have reopened theaters — why not us? With ‘The Comeback Project,’ two stage directors scour the globe for answers.

“Reopening Theaters: Lessons From Countries Who’ve Done It” is the kickoff discussion on Thursday.

More than 1 million coronavirus cases reported in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

About 1 in every 15 people have tested positive for the virus a year into the pandemic.

California doctor attends Zoom court hearing during surgery: ‘I’m in an operating room right now’

A Sacramento judge delayed a traffic hearing after the defendant continued to perform surgery during the live-streamed meeting.

A man refused to mask up at a high school basketball game. Then he killed an officer who intervened, police say.

Tulane University Police officer Martinus Mitchum, 38, was fatally shot by a man who refused to put on a mask to enter a high school basketball game, New Orleans police said.

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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