National and breaking news reporterEducation: Northwestern University, BS in JournalismPaulina Firozi is a reporter covering national and breaking news. She joined The Washington Post in 2017 and was previously a researcher for PowerPost's The Health 202 and The Energy 202 newsletters.
A Friday update to CDC guidance said people will be considered fully vaccinated after getting shots approved by the Food and Drug Administration or by the World Health Organization — including combinations of such shots.
Nurses repeatedly call themselves resilient but say they're hitting the limits of that strength. In interviews, they describe plummeting morale during the latest pandemic surge, marked by utter exhaustion and growing workloads.
The fisheries team at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks fisheries hopes DNA samples can help determine how this fish, whose fossil records trace back nearly 100 million years, wound up in the state.