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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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In other news, women, Black and Asian people left out of COVID trials, and Congress poised to terminate military vaccine mandate.
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Also, grassroots health organizations left out of COVID funding, and infections are on the rise as winter approaches.
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A pair of variants likely to dominate the early winter months are emerging from the Scrabble soup.
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A Republican-controlled House could have big consequences for America’s ongoing battle against COVID.
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Also, cold weather brings worries about three respiratory viruses, and new vaccine ads target underserved populations.
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Also, pandemic stimulus funds miss many vulnerable Americans, and a fresh focus on COVID-created pregnancy complications.
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Also, the pandemic exacerbated domestic violence against Black women, and fresh research on the dreaded Paxlovid rebound.
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“I think it would be a bit cavalier to all of a sudden say, We’re completely through with it,” Dr. Fauci said at a center event this week.
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Also this week, new research shows COVID links to diabetes, heart and brain conditions.
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Also, a look at how COVID aid slashed poverty rates, and dozens charged in pandemic fraud case.



The Center for Health Journalism’s two-day symposium on domestic violence will provide reporters with a roadmap for covering this public health epidemic with nuance and sensitivity. The first day will take place on the USC campus on Friday, March 17. The Center has a limited number of $300 travel stipends for California journalists coming from outside Southern California and a limited number of $500 travel stipends for those coming from out of state. 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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