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D.C. has seen over 40,000 coronavirus cases. Here’s what you need to know.

What you need to know as coronavirus cases rise in D.C.

Covid-19 live updates: As states roll back restrictions, Biden slams ‘Neanderthal thinking’

Health officials reacted with concern, warning that lifting restrictions too early risked another surge of the virus.

Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine as rivals team up to help Biden accelerate shots

The Biden administration brokered the arrangement amid concerns about Johnson & Johnson's production delays.

Vaccine doses are landing in countries around the globe. Tell us about your vaccination experience.

The Post wants to read about your experiences and see your photos of what it takes to get the coronavirus vaccine: the scheduling, the waiting, and getting the shot itself.
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Hybrid and remote schedules threaten the progress we’ve made on gender equity at the office

If you think flexible work will boost equity, especially for parents, it is critical to consider what other policies and practices must be in place to advance this goal.
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More than 200,000 Americans sign up for ACA health plans during special enrollment period

President Biden ordered insurance marketplaces to reopen to help more people find insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Everything travelers need to know about vaccine passports

What they are and why you may need one for travel soon.

The pandemic chased these rugby players home. Nearly a year later, it colored their return.

The New Zealanders on Old Glory DC's roster returned home early because of the coronavirus. A year later, they're excited to be back in the United States, even though the pandemic has taken a far great toll here than in their country.
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Ashes in the mail: Dealing with the loss of a loved one has changed in the covid era

The pandemic has accelerated a shift toward cremation, creating challenges for the Postal Service and altering the way families are saying goodbye to their relatives.

In praise of vaccine selfies

No, vaccine selfies aren't narcsisstic. They're a declaration of hope.
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As Texas and Mississippi move to open ‘100%’ and lift mask mandates, health officials warn: ‘It’s still too early’

Republican governors lifted mask mandates and coronavirus restrictions in Texas and Mississippi, inspiring backlash from health experts and Democrats.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says to avoid Johnson & Johnson vaccine if possible

The Archdiocese of New Orleans said Catholics should avoid the Johnson & Johnson vaccine "because of its extensive use of abortion-derived cell lines."

Texas ends mask requirement at critical moment in pandemic

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) lifted the state’s mask requirement on Tuesday at a moment when public health officials are warning that new, more transmissible variants could be taking hold.

Biden promises enough coronavirus vaccine for ‘every adult in America’ by the end of May

Biden is promising vaccines as federal officials worry that states reopening could imperil pandemic progress

Dolly Parton gets a taste of her own medicine

To get vaccinated, Dolly Parton returned to a place and a doctor that tie her to the Moderna vaccine, which she helped fund.

Biden moves to get all teachers a vaccine shot by the end of March

President Biden said the federal government will use its pharmacy program to get vaccine doses to K-12 teachers and child care workers.

CDC: States should prioritize people with disabilities as they broaden vaccine access

Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine ‘might be desirable’ for people who move frequently, homeless shelters or prisons.

Back to drawing board over proposal to add four religious holidays to Fairfax schools’ calendar

The School Board directed the superintendent to develop a revised 2021-2022 calendar.
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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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