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What's behind the public health switcheroo on COVID?
Anthony Fauci.
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What's behind the public health switcheroo on COVID?

Is Omicron less severe? It's complicated.
A COVID graph.
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Is Omicron less severe? It's complicated.

Climate change is coming for the world's poles
Earth.
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Climate change is coming for the world's poles

Cut Joe Biden (half) a break on the Omicron surge
President Biden wears a mask
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Cut Joe Biden (half) a break on the Omicron surge

FDA authorizes at-home COVID test by Siemens Healthineers
A woman self administers a COVID-19 test in New York.
COVID-19

FDA authorizes at-home COVID test by Siemens Healthineers

CDC investigating dozens of cruise ships with COVID-19 outbreaks
A Carnival cruise ship in dock.
the coronavirus crisis

CDC investigating dozens of cruise ships with COVID-19 outbreaks

In defense of CDC realism
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

In defense of CDC realism

U.S. breaks daily record for COVID-19 cases
A man gets tested for COVID-19 in Washington, D.C.
the coronavirus crisis

U.S. breaks daily record for COVID-19 cases

The vaccine deployment we could have had
Former President Donald Trump
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The vaccine deployment we could have had

Why 2022 could be an even bigger year for space exploration
Space.
to infinity and beyond

Why 2022 could be an even bigger year for space exploration

Fauci: 'Stay away' from larger New Year's parties this year
Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Auld Lang Syne

Fauci: 'Stay away' from larger New Year's parties this year

Candace Owens: Trump backs COVID shots because he's 'from a time before TV'
Candace Owens
Boomers grew up on TV

Candace Owens: Trump backs COVID shots because he's 'from a time before TV'

How to watch the James Webb Space Telescope launch
James Webb Space Telescope
Speed Reads

How to watch the James Webb Space Telescope launch

What Omicron means for schools this winter
A schoolchild.
Briefing

What Omicron means for schools this winter

3 new studies add to evidence Omicron is less severe
London amid Omicron
'qualified good news'

3 new studies add to evidence Omicron is less severe

Supreme Court schedules emergency hearing on 2 Biden vaccine mandates
Supreme Court
Vaccines at Court

Supreme Court schedules emergency hearing on 2 Biden vaccine mandates

The health policy lesson Biden keeps forgetting
President Biden.
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The health policy lesson Biden keeps forgetting

South Africa's Omicron surge already appears to have peaked
South African beachgoers during Omicron surge
Omicron Falling?

South Africa's Omicron surge already appears to have peaked

Walter Reed Army scientists testing vaccine that could protect against Omicron
Col. Wendy Sammons-Jackson, Dr. Nelson Michael,
A new hope

Walter Reed Army scientists testing vaccine that could protect against Omicron

1st known Omicron death in U.S. reported in Texas
A doctor treats a COVID-19 patient.
the coronavirus crisis

1st known Omicron death in U.S. reported in Texas

Biden's big Omicron gamble
President Biden.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Biden's big Omicron gamble

FDA reportedly could authorize Pfizer, Merck COVID pills this week
Hospital.
incoming

FDA reportedly could authorize Pfizer, Merck COVID pills this week

Handling COVID over the holidays
Friends enjoying Christmas dinner.
game plan

Handling COVID over the holidays

Biden's new Omicron plan involves mailing out half a billion at-home COVID tests
Joe Biden
Omicron Rising

Biden's new Omicron plan involves mailing out half a billion at-home COVID tests

Trump tells New York Times reporter he's 'very proud' of COVID vaccines
Donald Trump
Boosters

Trump tells New York Times reporter he's 'very proud' of COVID vaccines

Biden spent time with 'mid-level staff member' who tested positive for COVID
Joe Biden
Noted

Biden spent time with 'mid-level staff member' who tested positive for COVID

Omicron now dominant coronavirus strain in new U.S. cases
People wait in line to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots.
the coronavirus crisis

Omicron now dominant coronavirus strain in new U.S. cases

Biden's harsh new COVID message
President Biden.
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Biden's harsh new COVID message

Moderna says booster dose effective against Omicron in lab study
Moderna vaccine
Vaccination Nation

Moderna says booster dose effective against Omicron in lab study

Israel unveils to ban travel with U.S., 9 other countries amid Omicron surge
Israeli Cabinet meeting
Omicron Rising

Israel unveils to ban travel with U.S., 9 other countries amid Omicron surge

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker report COVID breakthrough cases
Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren
Omicron Rising

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker report COVID breakthrough cases

Pfizer says pandemic could continue until 2024
Woman walking past Pfizer building.
great

Pfizer says pandemic could continue until 2024

Hospitalization rate sinks in South Africa's Omicron surge
Vaccination site in South Africa.
something good

Hospitalization rate sinks in South Africa's Omicron surge

Noble lies are a public health hazard
Anthony Fauci.
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Noble lies are a public health hazard

Federal judge overturns Purdue Pharma bankruptcy deal
OxyContin pills
Sad Sackler

Federal judge overturns Purdue Pharma bankruptcy deal

FDA lifts some restrictions on heavily regulated abortion pill
Protest in favor of abortion pills
Abortion Fights

FDA lifts some restrictions on heavily regulated abortion pill