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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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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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Plus, new survey data on COVID-19 vaccination in the LGBTQ+ community, and plans for booster shots take shape.
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As delta cases surge, breakthrough cases are inciting new vaccine worries. Here's the latest news roundup.
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The federal eviction ban is partially reinstated, while the summer delta surge changes back-to-school calculations.
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Pandemic aid programs cut the number of poor Americans by almost half between 2018 and 2021. What will happen when these programs end?
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Infections and deaths are soaring just as people return to jobs in person. Should workplaces make vaccination mandatory?



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