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COVID-19 Deaths Are 25 Percent Higher Than in Any Other Week

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Hospitalization data do offer a small glimmer of hope this week: Although current hospitalizations are up week over week, a slight flattening in the numbers...

Rapid Coronavirus Testing Is Missing From State Data

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The value of antigen tests is based on a simple tradeoff. They’re not as sensitive as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, which are the gold...

The Next Phase of Vaccination Will Be Even Harder

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Read: Where year two of the pandemic will take us That work has largely fallen to states, which have traditionally organized vaccination campaigns, such as...

Listen: The Vaccine Is Here! What Now?

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Wells: Mitch wrote in asking about COVID and pregnancy. His wife works in a rehab hospital that takes COVID-positive patients, and he says they’re expecting...

America Has Not Fixed Its Deadliest Pandemic Errors

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The resulting database is a patchwork, built from the individual components that each state’s data systems capture and from the numbers that local political leaders...

The Pandemic Is Crashing Through the South and the West

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At the national level, we’re seeing mixed indicators: Reported COVID-19 cases in the U.S. have declined very slightly since last Wednesday, while reported tests declined...

Nursing-Home Residents Await the COVID-19 Vaccine

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She missed seeing her children in person; she’d tried a window visit with her daughter, Christie, who lives in town, but it felt too strange...

COVID-19 Deaths Keep Rising – The Atlantic

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Our count of U.S. COVID-19 deaths currently stands at 298,823, and will almost certainly reach 300,000 this week. It’s worth noting that from March through...

COVID Vaccine Purgatory: How and When You’ll Get a Vaccine

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The last stage of purgatory will be getting vaccines to the general public. Some parts of the country may allow everyone to get the vaccine...