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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. Céline Gounder dissects the latest omicron news and shares advice for journalists grappling with a sea of unknowns.
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Also, early data suggest omicron evades most but not all antibodies.
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Plus, nursing homes open to visitors without mandates or boosters.
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Also, evidence points to Wuhan market as ground zero, and White House to spend billions on vaccines for global distribution.
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Plus, competing messages from pop icons misinform the public.
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Plus, new CDC study finds greatest hospitalization and death among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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Also, racial gaps in breakthrough cases garner attention, and plans to vaccinate kids under 12 take shape.
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Plus, CDC urges pregnant people to get vaccinated, and some answers on mixing and matching vaccines.
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Plus, more at-home tests are coming, and workplace mandates prove effective in boosting vaccination rates.



The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 National Fellowship will provide $2,000 to $10,000 reporting grants, five months of mentoring from a veteran journalist, and a week of intensive training at USC Annenberg in Los Angeles from July 16-20. Click here for more information and the application form, due May 5.

The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 Symposium on Domestic Violence provides reporters with a roadmap for covering this public health epidemic with nuance and sensitivity. The next session will be offered virtually on Friday, March 31. 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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