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The Coronavirus Files

News, analysis and resources on the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic, featuring timely dispatches from reporters, experts and providers. 

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Plus, CDC urges pregnant people to get vaccinated, and some answers on mixing and matching vaccines.
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Plus, more at-home tests are coming, and workplace mandates prove effective in boosting vaccination rates.
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As elsewhere, the story has become about the one-on-one, labor-intensive work required to reach those who may be reluctant to get vaccinated.
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The Eviction Lab's Peter Hepburn joined attorney Tina Rosales and Bloomberg CityLab's Kriston Capps to discuss the eviction crisis.
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Plus, kids ages 5–11 may get first shots by Halloween, and two shots prove better than one for J&J vaccine.
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FDA advisors back Pfizer booster for high-risk groups, and fears of winter respiratory "twindemic" loom.
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Biden's latest salvo against delta, plus vaccines and boosters fuel ethical quagmires.
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Antibodies wane with time, but other layers of cell defenses remain ready to deploy, panelists explain.
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School mask mandates become civil rights issue, booster fault lines emerge, and long COVID mysteries abound.
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Mandates follow in the wake of Pfizer's full approval, and prescriptions and calls to poison control centers for ivermectin rise dramatically.



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