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723 Epidemiologists on When and How the U.S. Can Fully Return to Normal

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 02:00
Government mandates are lifting, but these experts say the pandemic won’t really end nationally until more people, including children, are vaccinated.
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Why the C.D.C. Changed Its Advice on Masks

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:30
Two scientific findings altered the calculus: Vaccinated people don’t transmit the virus, and the shots are effective against variants.
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How the United States Beat the Coronavirus Variants, for Now

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:01
The country has managed to avoid a variant-fueled spike in coronavirus cases. Scientists say we were lucky.
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Businesses Offer Perks to Vaccinated Customers

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 02:28
Tossing their masks, jumping on side-by-side treadmills, sharing peanuts next to fellow sports fans, the vaccinated find special freedoms await.
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Hundreds of Epidemiologists Expected Mask-Wearing in Public for at Least a Year

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 17:13
The C.D.C. said Thursday that vaccinated Americans no longer needed masks in most places. Other disease experts recently had a different message: that masks were necessary in public.
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Hundreds of Epidemiologists Expected Mask-Wearing in Public for at Least a Year

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 17:13
The C.D.C. said Thursday that vaccinated Americans no longer needed masks in most places. Other disease experts recently had a different message: that masks were necessary in public.
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More Scientists Urge Broad Inquiry Into Coronavirus Origins

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:33
Researchers urge an open mind, saying lack of evidence leaves theories of natural spillover and laboratory leak both viable.
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Many Unvaccinated Latinos in the U.S. Want the Shot, New Survey Finds

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:27
Issues of access and fears of employment and immigration consequences have kept their Covid vaccination rates low, the findings suggest.
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Covid Vaccines Protect Pregnant Women, Study Confirms

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 09:08
The shots may also have benefits for infants and do not seem to damage the placenta, according to the latest research.
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Inflation Is Here. What Now?

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 02:00
Prices are rising fast, in ways that seem temporary, yet this could change expectations in ways that are self-reinforcing.
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C.D.C. Advisers Endorse Pfizer Vaccine for Children Ages 12 to 15

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:57
Immunizations will quickly begin nationwide, officials predicted.
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How U.S. Epidemiologists Are Returning (Carefully!) to Everyday Life

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 03:09
Vaccinations mean the pandemic is moving to a phase when behavior will depend on people’s individual tolerance for risk.
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In Reversal, Retirements Increased During the Pandemic

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 02:00
Job losses, rather than rising asset values, seem to be the main cause in upending a decades-long trend.
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With Hugs and Haircuts, Epidemiologists Start Returning (Carefully!) to Everyday Life

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 02:00
Vaccinations mean the pandemic is moving to a phase when behavior will depend on people’s individual tolerance for risk.
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Covid-19 Vaccines: Novavax Reports More Delays

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 12:00
“I don’t see a lot going well for them at this point,” said one analyst.
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Is It Covid or the Flu? New Combo Tests Can Find Out.

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 02:00
New tests for respiratory illnesses can look for more than 20 pathogens at a time.
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FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12 to 15

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 15:50
The shots may allow millions of youngsters to get back to school, camps, sleepovers and hangouts with friends.
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‘We May Not Have a Full Two Years’: Democrats’ Plans Hinge on Good Health

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 02:00
In a narrowly divided Congress, an illness or a death could upend the balance of power and threaten an ambitious agenda.
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The Jobs Report: The Boom That Wasn’t

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 07:19
April’s anemic job creation was so out of line with what other indicators have suggested that it will take some time to unravel the mystery.
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Nearly 1 Million People Signed Up for Obamacare This Spring

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 12:20
More than 400,000 Americans have enrolled in the last month alone, reflecting increased financial help and more advertising.
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