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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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Dr. Seema Yasmin shares an excerpt from her new book, "Viral BS: Medical Myths and Why We Fall for Them.”
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This week's Coronavirus Files newsletter: Life expectancy plummets, essential workers unprotected, vaccines vs. South Africa variant
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This week's Coronavirus Files newsletter: Money Matters, School Reopenings, At-Home Tests
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A couple dreamed of having children. But their hopes and plans did not include lockdown, loneliness, and a chaotic, overwhelmed health care system.
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Inequities in Vaccine Rollout, Questions Linger on Transmission and Safety After Shots
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Amy Goldstein of The Washington Post and Dr. Leana Wen of George Washington University share advice for journalists covering Biden's first 100 days.
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Biden seeks to boost vaccine supply, variants versus vaccines in deadly race, health departments struggle with vaccine equity
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President Biden announces COVID-19 strategy, states stumble in ensuring health equity in vaccine distribution, mutations spur worries about vaccine efficacy
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Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic plan, contagious variant to overtake U.S., Los Angeles County hit hard
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“I’ve never had the type of relationship with readers that I’m having right now," said veteran reporter Lisa Krieger in her recent webinar on vaccines.



Join us for a conversation on the latest COVID thread with Dr. Céline Gounder, a leading infectious disease expert, epidemiologist, medical analyst and host of the COVID podcast “Epidemic.” We'll discuss the emerging research, clarify what we know and don’t, and help attendees think through where the pandemic takes us from here. Sign-up here!


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