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Tracking coronavirus deaths, cases and vaccinations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The novel coronavirus made its first appearance in the region on March 5. How it has spread since then.

D.C.’s reopening plan is at a third capacity as city works to build confidence and fill seats

The District and the teachers union continue to spar over numbers and safety a week before schools open their doors to students and teachers.

Tracking the coronavirus vaccine, state by state

How many doses of the vaccine will be available in your state?

Vaccine supply hinders expanding beyond goal of 100 million shots, Biden health official says

Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s senior infectious-disease expert, also said he now believes the coronavirus variant first detected in the United Kingdom is more deadly and spreads faster.

Israel, fearing virus mutations, to close its only international airport

Ben Gurion International Airport will be shuttered for at least a week as the country races to vaccinate more of its population.

France’s president says he understands university students’ misery during the coronavirus pandemic. Students aren’t sure.

A country that prides itself on its welfare system has seen a proliferation of food banks for students.

Australia has opened its doors to the world’s best tennis players. Will it pay the price?

The Australian Open is far different from the Grand Slam coronavirus-era experiments of 2020, the U.S. Open and French Open.
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Rich countries’ ‘me first’ vaccine hoarding is leaving behind low-income nations

Rich countries help themselves to vaccines, leaving poor behind

A teacher died of covid. Asked to wear masks in his honor, school board members silently refused.

Three teachers in Cobb County, Ga., have died within a month from the virus that killed more than 530 K-14 educators in 2020, according to the American Federation of Teachers.

State health department halts all University of Michigan sports for two weeks

The sports shutdown at the University of Michigan follows positive test results for the B.1.1.7 variant of the coronavirus.

As more people become eligible to get vaccinated in the region, supply of vaccine remains an issue

Canceled appointments, long waits and uncertainty about future vaccine shipments dominate.

A tennis player has turned his Australian Open quarantine into a party of one

Pablo Cuevas, the world's 70th-ranked player, is winning fans on Instagram and keeping himself as sharp as possible rather than gripe, as some other players have.

100 million doses in 100 days: How Biden’s coronavirus vaccine push compares with those of other countries

The United States is near the top of the pack, behind some of the fastest countries to vaccinate, including Israel and Britain, but ahead of most of the rest of the world.

You’re spending more money online than you think. Here are 4 ways to save.

From hidden subscriptions to Amazon Prime, it’s time to clean up all your online spending.

How the pandemic lifted the lid on the ‘Darwinian world’ of Japan’s sumo

In the tradition-bound sport, wrestlers facing coronavirus fears have two options: compete or leave forever.

Smart people say better civics classes will cure our political ills. Really?

How we vote will be more affected by slow changes in who we voters are than by better civics lessons in school.

With six months to go, the Tokyo Olympics are swimming against a tide of doubt

Organizers acknowledge risks but insist meticulous preparations are being made to ensure the Games can be staged safely.

Criticized by science community and Trump, Deborah Birx said she ‘always’ considered quitting

“I mean, why would you want to put yourself through that every day?” Birx said in a clip of her conversation with Margaret Brennan on CBS News’ “Face The Nation."

Biden wants to squeeze an extra shot of vaccine out of every Pfizer vial. It won’t be easy.

The Department of Health and Human Services is scrambling for supply of special syringes. It said it advised the FDA that the move authorizing six doses of the Pfizer vaccine per vial posed hurdles.
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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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