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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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CDC recommends precautions as cases rise in Northeast, while regulators OK boosters for kids as young as 5. Shots for younger kids could be approved by the end of June.
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Plus, Moderna publishes new data on vaccinating children, and millions stand to lose Medicaid coverage this summer.
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Paxlovid fails to prevent infection, while new variants keep coming.
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Plus, President Biden’s plans to end pandemic-era restrictions on U.S. entry by asylum seekers are in jeopardy after judge's ruling.
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As costs mount to treat the often-debilitating symptoms that linger after infection, desperate patients turn to crowdfunding.
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Also, schools struggle to attract missing students, and new vaccine combo shows promise.
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Meanwhile, kids ages 5 through 11 could be lining up for their boosters within a month or so.
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Also, new reporting outlines how devastating COVID has been for those with diabetes.
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Also, Moderna's announcement on a vaccine for young children gives long-waiting parents fresh hope.
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Meanwhile, crucial federal pandemic funding remains in limbo.



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