COVID-19

Nearly one-third of the Senate has now had COVID
Jeff Merkley
like the plague

Nearly one-third of the Senate has now had COVID

What's up with the COVID lockdowns in China?
COVID lockdown.
Briefing

What's up with the COVID lockdowns in China?

What's next for the COVID vaccine?
Vaccination.
Briefing

What's next for the COVID vaccine?

CDC: With COVID-19 infections rising, a third of U.S. should consider indoor masks
People wearing masks in Virginia.
precautions

CDC: With COVID-19 infections rising, a third of U.S. should consider indoor masks

COVID death toll hits 1 million, per CDC, as new cases spread
Mask on the ground.
a sad, sad day

COVID death toll hits 1 million, per CDC, as new cases spread

Understanding the teen mental health crisis
A teenager on her phone.
Briefing

Understanding the teen mental health crisis

Federal flags to fly at half-staff to mark grim COVID milestone
Flag at half-staff over White House.
a solemn reminder

Federal flags to fly at half-staff to mark grim COVID milestone

A final dispatch of political decline
A writer under a hat.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

A final dispatch of political decline

North Korea enters lockdown after 1st official COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 measures in Pyongyang
Not immune

North Korea enters lockdown after 1st official COVID-19 outbreak

GOP continues to block COVID aid package in Senate
Capitol building.
it seems we have reached an impasse

GOP continues to block COVID aid package in Senate

FDA restricts Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine due to blood clot risk
A dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
pulling back

FDA restricts Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine due to blood clot risk

Pandemic's true global death toll closer to 15 million, WHO says
Hospital patient's hand.
a sobering reality

Pandemic's true global death toll closer to 15 million, WHO says

What you need to know about traveling in 2022
A traveler.
Briefing

What you need to know about traveling in 2022

The CDC reportedly monitored the location data of millions of phones
CDC logo displayed on smartphone screen
always watching

The CDC reportedly monitored the location data of millions of phones

Acceptable casualties
American flags.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Acceptable casualties

Moderna seeks authorization of vaccine for youngest kids
Woman with young child in stroller.
for the kids

Moderna seeks authorization of vaccine for youngest kids

10 things you need to know today: April 28, 2022
A crowded Miami boarding area marks a more 'controlled' phase of the pandemic
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: April 28, 2022

Congress: Trump officials gave $700 million pandemic loan over objections
Steven Mnuchin.
sounds shady

Congress: Trump officials gave $700 million pandemic loan over objections

The new-ish normal-ish now that the pandemic is over-ish
Anthony Fauci.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The new-ish normal-ish now that the pandemic is over-ish

Fauci says we're out of 'the pandemic phase' but might need to get vaccinated 'every year'
Dr. Anthony Fauci
out of the pandemic, into the ... ?

Fauci says we're out of 'the pandemic phase' but might need to get vaccinated 'every year'

Fauci drops out of White House Correspondents Dinner
Anthony Fauci
risk assessment

Fauci drops out of White House Correspondents Dinner

Surviving the pandemic with Dungeons & Dragons
Houses.
Emily McGowin

Surviving the pandemic with Dungeons & Dragons

U.S. COVID deaths could hit 1 million mark in next few weeks
Empty hospital bed.
almost 1 million gone

U.S. COVID deaths could hit 1 million mark in next few weeks

Why ventilation matters
A window.
Briefing

Why ventilation matters

Philadelphia ends briefly revived indoor mask requirement
Philadelphia mask mandate ends
That was quick

Philadelphia ends briefly revived indoor mask requirement

COVID vaccine for kids under 5 might take until June
Children at a daycare.
posthaste!

COVID vaccine for kids under 5 might take until June

Can you get a refund if you bought plane tickets before the mask mandate was lifted?
United Airlines
gone for good?

Can you get a refund if you bought plane tickets before the mask mandate was lifted?

DOJ charges 21 people for COVID-related medical fraud
COVID-19 vaccine card stamped with the word "Fraud"
long arm of justice

DOJ charges 21 people for COVID-related medical fraud

America ends the pandemic as we began: stupidly
An airplane.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

America ends the pandemic as we began: stupidly

Back to the office? Bad for Biden.
Coffee.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Back to the office? Bad for Biden.

Late night hosts judge the 'insane' mid-flight end of mask requirements
COVID celebrates airline unmasking
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts judge the 'insane' mid-flight end of mask requirements

Justice Department will appeal mask mandate ruling, if CDC says it's needed
Travelers walk through LAX on Tuesday without masks.
maybe, maybe not

Justice Department will appeal mask mandate ruling, if CDC says it's needed

Americans are split after a federal judge struck down airplane mask mandate
Airplane passengers wearing masks
mask on, mask off

Americans are split after a federal judge struck down airplane mask mandate

Uber drops mask mandate for riders and drivers
Uber
masks off

Uber drops mask mandate for riders and drivers

10 things you need to know today: April 19, 2022
A Delta employee hands out masks to travelers in December 2021
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: April 19, 2022