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10 things you need to know today: July 30, 2021
Biden and Marine One
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 30, 2021

The 'natural' fallacy
The plague.
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The 'natural' fallacy

Internal CDC document outlines how the Delta variant has upended COVID-19 messaging
People wearing masks in New York City.
the coronavirus crisis

Internal CDC document outlines how the Delta variant has upended COVID-19 messaging

The persistent temptation of anti-Trump outrage
A woman with a bullhorn.
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The persistent temptation of anti-Trump outrage

The origins of a false COVID meme
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The origins of a false COVID meme

In support of the CDC's new mask guidance
A man wearing a mask.
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In support of the CDC's new mask guidance

Second COVID-19 infections are rare and likely mild, research finds
COVID-19 testing site.
solving covid

Second COVID-19 infections are rare and likely mild, research finds

Is China going to fry the global climate?
Xi Jinping.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Is China going to fry the global climate?

Within 7 days, Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 percent of eligible adults
A man in Bhutan receives a COVID-19 vaccine.
success story

Within 7 days, Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 percent of eligible adults

Why some critics think the CDC's messaging on masking is 'astonishingly bad'
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
the coronavirus crisis

Why some critics think the CDC's messaging on masking is 'astonishingly bad'

Careful with the CDC's vaccine data
The CDC logo.
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Careful with the CDC's vaccine data

Finding a better fit
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Finding a better fit

Biden administration criticized for keeping international travel restrictions in place: 'It makes no scientific sense'
Airplane taking off.
questionable reasoning

Biden administration criticized for keeping international travel restrictions in place: 'It makes no scientific sense'

The 'potential silver lining' to a breakthrough COVID-19 infection
COVID-19 testing site.
the coronavirus crisis

The 'potential silver lining' to a breakthrough COVID-19 infection

The GOP's vaccine blame game
Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The GOP's vaccine blame game

2 ways the U.S. is trying to get ahead of the next pandemic
Anthony Fauci.
staying ahead of the game

2 ways the U.S. is trying to get ahead of the next pandemic

10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2021
Anthony Fauci
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2021

French parliament passes law mandating vaccinations for health workers
Emmanuel Macron.
coronavirus crisis

French parliament passes law mandating vaccinations for health workers

The U.S. may be further into Delta surge than it appears
Scott Gottlieb.
sunday shows

The U.S. may be further into Delta surge than it appears

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Biden, Harris should give Trump credit to increase vaccination rate
Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
persuasion tactics

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Biden, Harris should give Trump credit to increase vaccination rate

Why it may be a 'grave mistake' for FDA to wait for full vaccine approval
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
the coronavirus crisis

Why it may be a 'grave mistake' for FDA to wait for full vaccine approval

Former FDA commissioner: CDC 'doesn't know how to model' latest COVID-19 wave
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
the coronavirus crisis

Former FDA commissioner: CDC 'doesn't know how to model' latest COVID-19 wave

Delta vs. the vaccines
Covid.
Briefing

Delta vs. the vaccines

U.S. can expect 'far-reaching' heat wave next week
Joshua Tree sunset.
feeling hot, hot, hot

U.S. can expect 'far-reaching' heat wave next week