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COVID-19 Vaccine Giveaways Are Getting Out of Control

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In theory, random extra-dose lotteries give anyone a chance at early vaccination. In practice, though, they privilege those who have the time to wait all...

Listen: How Badly Is Vaccination Going?

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Okay, normal-ish this summer. Do we have any understanding of what happens between now and normal-ish, or is it really hard to say? Are there...

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...

FDA Expected to Authorize Use of First COVID-19 Vaccine

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FDA officials present offered similar support. “FDA has been conducting ongoing review of manufacturing quality, consistency, and control,” said the agency’s deputy director in the...

Nursing-Home COVID-19 Deaths Jumped 27 Percent Last Week

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A new COVID-19 spike in America’s long-term-care facilities emerged in the West and Northeast last week, with both regions reporting their highest numbers of new...

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...

America’s Best-Prepared Hospital Is Nearly Overwhelmed

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To hear such talk from someone at UNMC, the best-prepared of America’s hospitals, should shake the entire nation. In mid-March, when just 18 Nebraskans had...

The Lame-Duck Vaccine

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A Biden administration is also a return to the very basics of scientific communication: not openly fighting with agencies, letting scientists rather than politicians speak,...

How Trump Sold Failure to 70 Million People

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The phenomenon transcends ideological bounds. We all fuse our identities in some ways. If you are a diehard Red Sox fan, you are almost certainly...

Listen: Is COVID-19 a Preexisting Condition?

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Hamblin: And the initial challenge to the ACA in the Supreme Court was over the mandate being unconstitutional? Katherine Wells: Yeah, I thought we already...