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Why You Can Dine Indoors but Can’t Have Thanksgiving

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But that’s not the country Americans live in. Responding to this national disaster has been left to governors, mayors, and city councils, basically since day...

This Is the Coronavirus Election

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And yet, the pandemic is not impossible to control, contrary to what White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows recently suggested. Many other nations have...

Can We Hang Out Inside Yet?

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To check these types of websites, “you have to be interested,” says Tara Kirk Sell, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health...

Trump Is Squandering the Best Hope for Coronavirus Testing

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The sun was beaming, the air was clear, and it seemed as if President Donald Trump was finally taking coronavirus testing seriously. Standing in the...

Now What?

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The president’s reported illness also raises a chain-reaction question: When, exactly, was the president infected? And how many other people in the White House—or across...

Listen: Is Faster Better?

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The federal government is telling states to prepare for a vaccine as early as November. But a major trial has been put on hold. On...

The Fog of the Pandemic Is Returning

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Atlas, who has no background in infectious disease, has advocated for a so-called herd-immunity approach, asserting that the federal government should protect only the elderly...

Paging Dr. Hamblin: Why Didn’t America’s Shutdowns Work?

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This is where the U.S. finds itself right now. Most of us are still making compromises in daily life, severely limiting our social interactions. At...

Herd Immunity Is Not a Strategy

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Read: A new understanding of herd immunity We may hear even more talk of herd immunity as the election nears, when Trump has an incentive...