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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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This week: COVID-19 pandemic strains rural hospitals, scaling the third peak, and no mortality benefit from remdesivir.
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COVID-19 White House outbreak highlights VIP care, vaccine mistrust in Black communities, case surges in the Midwest.
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President Trump receives experimental COVID-19 treatments, coronavirus has killed 1 in 1,000 Black Americans, tribal healthcare struggles in the face of the pandemic
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The pandemic, climate change, and systemic racism dominate conversation during the first presidential debate.
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"This profound mistrust is fueled by the staggering absence of clear, unified national leadership on the public health crisis, a failure unparalleled in our history," writes public health leader Georges Benjamin.
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Young adults outpaced other age groups in COVID-19 cases this summer, U.S. hits tragic pandemic milestone, leading vaccines may be biased towards wealthy nations
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Children and young people from minority groups are most at risk of COVID-19 complications. Also, Trump’s leadership, journalistic ethics under debate with new Woodward interview release.
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Science reporters Umair Irfan of Vox and Dan Vergano of BuzzFeed break down the latest vaccine developments and key flashpoints moving forward.
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A look at how trust breakdown is threatens vaccine efforts. Plus, pandemic reporters talk shop.
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“It’s a virus that can impact every system of the body and I think for long-haulers, it ends up impacting every aspect of life,” said journalist Fiona Lowenstein.



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