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COVID cases are plaguing the Olympics even before they’ve begun
Here’s what you need to know about the pandemic this week.
On surviving—and leaving—prison during a pandemic
In Colorado, a woman released at the height of COVID-19 finds resilience.
What does it take to convince people to get vaccinated?
Americans have unrealistic expectations of how COVID-19 vaccines should be made.
Everything big tech knows about a baby by the time it’s born
Today’s generation is the first to be completely tracked online. The social and political consequences of this transformation could hit families hard.
Hawaii managed COVID-19 better than any other state, but its residents are still at risk
If cases get worse, the state’s shortage of doctors could become a real problem.
Meet the nurse who’s running a Texas COVID-19 clinic all on her own
Elizabeth Ellis keeps her community healthy, and her community keeps the clinic running.
COVID-19 is helping another terrible disease make a comeback in Afghanistan
Due to the pandemic, an estimated 50 million children missed polio vaccines this year.
Four science conversations worth having this holiday
We got a lot of cool stuff done in space. And of course, there’s the pandemic.
The FDA just okayed a rapid at-home COVID test—but it won’t work for everyone
You’ll need a prescription to buy it.
Eight reasons COVID-19 has hit veterans particularly hard
From a backlog in benefits to overcrowded retirement homes, the pandemic has laid bare many problems with veterans' care.