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The cost of long COVID
A COVID patient.
Briefing

The cost of long COVID

Why Denmark beat COVID and the U.S. didn't
An ambulance.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Why Denmark beat COVID and the U.S. didn't

The 'theoretical' downside of COVID boosters
Nurse holding needle.
the booster discussion

The 'theoretical' downside of COVID boosters

10 things you need to know today: September 24, 2021
Rochelle Walensky
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 24, 2021

Late night hosts mock crazy vaccine misinformation, Trump's legal self-own
Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts mock crazy vaccine misinformation, Trump's legal self-own

Stuck in the pandemic
A COVID hole.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Stuck in the pandemic

CDC clears COVID booster shots for seniors, vulnerable, and frontline workers
Rochelle Walensky
Vaccination Nation

CDC clears COVID booster shots for seniors, vulnerable, and frontline workers

CDC advisory panel recommends Pfizer boosters for older, some high-risk Americans
Pfizer vaccine doses.
vaccination nation

CDC advisory panel recommends Pfizer boosters for older, some high-risk Americans

Scientists' 'bombshell' discovery in the 'peopling' of America
Footprints in sand.
a big step

Scientists' 'bombshell' discovery in the 'peopling' of America

Why Jane Goodall won't rule out the existence of Bigfoot
Jane Goodall.
squatchin'

Why Jane Goodall won't rule out the existence of Bigfoot

10 things you need to know today: September 23, 2021
Pfizer vaccine
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 23, 2021

The case for medical price fixing
Pills.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The case for medical price fixing

Late night hosts joined forces to make you care about the climate crisis
Climate change ad
Late Night Tackles Climate Change

Late night hosts joined forces to make you care about the climate crisis

FDA authorizes Pfizer booster shots for seniors and high-risk individuals
Pfizer vaccine doses.
vaccination nation

FDA authorizes Pfizer booster shots for seniors and high-risk individuals

When the Ivy League acts like Bob Jones University
Brown and Bob Jones logos.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

When the Ivy League acts like Bob Jones University

How the quest for COVID-19 vaccine exemptions mirrors the Vietnam War draft
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
historical precedent

How the quest for COVID-19 vaccine exemptions mirrors the Vietnam War draft

Some states are giving 1st priority for monoclonal antibodies to unvaccinated patients
Regeneron infusion center in Florida
Moral hazard

Some states are giving 1st priority for monoclonal antibodies to unvaccinated patients

10 things you need to know today: September 22, 2021
Biden addresses the U.N.
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 22, 2021

Congress passes bill to aid U.S. diplomats and spies hit with 'Havana syndrome'
CIA Director William Burns
Havana syndrome

Congress passes bill to aid U.S. diplomats and spies hit with 'Havana syndrome'

Kids on field trip discovered new species of giant penguin
King penguins.
natural history

Kids on field trip discovered new species of giant penguin

Thailand is turning plastic waste into personal protective equipment
A monk in Thailand wearing PPE made from plastic bottles.
getting creative

Thailand is turning plastic waste into personal protective equipment

Late night host joke about vaccine-hesitant kids demanding 'pony dewormer'
Jimmy Fallon
Last Night on Late Night

Late night host joke about vaccine-hesitant kids demanding 'pony dewormer'

Late night hosts wryly compare Fox News' pro-vaccine polls, anti-vax punditry
Seth Meyers
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts wryly compare Fox News' pro-vaccine polls, anti-vax punditry

COVID-19's estimated death toll surpasses the Spanish flu pandemic
COVID-19 memorial on National Mall.
the coronavirus crisis

COVID-19's estimated death toll surpasses the Spanish flu pandemic

Pfizer and BioNTech say COVID-19 vaccine proved safe, effective in kids 5 to 11
Child vaccinated in Cambodia
Vaccination Nation

Pfizer and BioNTech say COVID-19 vaccine proved safe, effective in kids 5 to 11

Vaccine and mask mandates increasingly popular in Fox News poll
Anti-vaxxer
COVID-19 polling

Vaccine and mask mandates increasingly popular in Fox News poll

Fauci not disappointed by FDA advisory panel's COVID-19 booster recommendation
Anthony Fauci.
sunday shows

Fauci not disappointed by FDA advisory panel's COVID-19 booster recommendation

Former FDA commissioner questions whether researchers should continue to publish sequences of novel viruses
Scott Gottlieb.
sunday shows

Former FDA commissioner questions whether researchers should continue to publish sequences of novel viruses

CNN's Jake Tapper presses Mississippi governor on COVID-19 policies in contentious interview
Jake Tapper, Tate Reeves.
sunday shows

CNN's Jake Tapper presses Mississippi governor on COVID-19 policies in contentious interview

The end of Roe v. Wade?
The Supreme Court.
Briefing

The end of Roe v. Wade?

Why doctors don't think vaccine skeptics' acceptance of a helpful COVID-19 treatment is sufficient
Monoclonal antibody treatment.
the coronavirus crisis

Why doctors don't think vaccine skeptics' acceptance of a helpful COVID-19 treatment is sufficient

10 things you need to know today: September 18, 2021
Pfizer vaccine
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 18, 2021

The insanity of leaving Africa unvaccinated
A protestor.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The insanity of leaving Africa unvaccinated

Watch a BBC newscaster explain the U.S. ivermectin boom
Ros Atkins
Through the Looking Glass

Watch a BBC newscaster explain the U.S. ivermectin boom

Late night hosts get half-serious about Nicki Minaj and COVID misinformation
Late night tackles Nicki Minaj
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts get half-serious about Nicki Minaj and COVID misinformation

Doctor who called COVID-19 vaccine 'needle rape' is now on Idaho's largest regional health board
An emergency room in Idaho.
sigh

Doctor who called COVID-19 vaccine 'needle rape' is now on Idaho's largest regional health board