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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.

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.

Live updates: Downtrend in new U.S. infections stalls, fueling concerns over virus variants’ spread

The rolling seven-day average 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.

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.
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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.

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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