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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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Also, looking back and forward after three pandemic years, and a new analysis points to animal origin for COVID.
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Also this week: Study reaffirms nonwhite people suffered more from COVID, and experts tell Congress lab leak warrants more investigation.
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Also, this week: COVID surveillance created burdens, but little benefit, for low-income workers, and the lab leak theory crops up again in the news cycle.
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Also this week, the pandemic impacted motherhood choices unequally, and Idaho lawmakers aim to criminalize mRNA vaccinations.
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Also, Johns Hopkins and NYT curtail COVID tracking efforts, and new research on long COVID's unequal toll.
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Also, California drops plan to require COVID vaccines in schools, and Chinese study claims no new variants detected from outbreak there.
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Also this week: Dearth of pandemic data on race, ethnicity ‘beyond bad,' and experts support additional oversight of pathogen research.
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Also this week: Latino teens take the lead in vaccine education, and fresh signs the tripledemic is on the wane.
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In other news, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes aim at vaccine and mask mandates.



The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 National Fellowship will provide $2,000 to $10,000 reporting grants, five months of mentoring from a veteran journalist, and a week of intensive training at USC Annenberg in Los Angeles from July 16-20. Click here for more information and the application form, due May 5.

The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 Symposium on Domestic Violence provides reporters with a roadmap for covering this public health epidemic with nuance and sensitivity. The next session will be offered virtually on Friday, March 31. Journalists attending the symposium will be eligible to apply for a reporting grant of $2,000 to $10,000 from our Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund. Find more info here!


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