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Sunday, March 28, 2021
Two suicide bombers attacked a Roman Catholic church compound in Makassar on Sunday. Indonesian President Joko Widodo condemned the attack as an "act of terrorism."
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The U.S. is engaged in a massive effort to vaccinate the bulk of its population against COVID-19. But some states are working faster than others. See how yours is faring.
Monday, February 22, 2021
As the country faces another wrenching milestone, there are signs of hope that we may be beating back the virus. But a brighter future won't bring back precious lives lost.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
The process to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines varies by place so NPR created a tool to help you understand how things work in your state and connect you with local resources.
Saturday, February 06, 2021
With vaccine still scarce, and eligibility differing from place to place, some people have easier access to "extra" doses than others. Careful, ethicists warn. Going out of turn is a slippery slope.
Sunday, January 31, 2021
What does it mean for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to be 66% effective, compared with the 95% efficacy of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines? We break down the numbers.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
On Tuesday, President Biden announced a plan to boost the COVID-19 vaccine supply by 20% over the next three weeks and by hundreds of millions of doses by summer.
Friday, January 22, 2021
President Biden's goal is 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in 100 days. Health experts say it sounds ambitious, but it is within reach.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Black vaccine hesitancy goes back to history of distrust of medicine, say doctors and researchers. To help, it's important to empower people with knowledge to make their own choices.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Our correspondent took a flight Sunday and saw a number of concerning things in airports and on planes. So many questions were raised. We went in search of answers.
Friday, January 15, 2021
President-Elect Joe Biden shares details of how his administration hopes to tackle the country's public health crisis. It's an aggressive plan that he needs Congress to fund.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Any air passengers flying to the U.S. will have to test negative for COVID-19. The CDC policy takes effect later this month and require passengers to get tested within 3 days of their flight.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
The federal government announced several big changes to its vaccine plans, upending earlier guidance about whom to prioritize for the next phase.
Friday, January 08, 2021
With case and death counts still surging, the pressure is on to vaccinate as many people as possible. Here's what it will take to get more Americans their shots, fast.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
The United States is now a few weeks into a massive COVID-19 vaccination campaign. And it has been going slower than health officials had hoped. NPR looks at solutions for speeding it up.
Friday, January 01, 2021
A third of Black Americans are hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll. Some Black doctors are finding creative ways to encourage vaccine acceptance.
Friday, December 25, 2020
That number may sound like a lot but it's short of the original goal. As the second week of vaccinations draws to an end, officials say there are "some hiccups," but things are going more smoothly.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
A federal advisory committee voted to put adults 75 and older and frontline essential workers next in line for COVID-19 vaccines.
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Back in March, two people were stuck in Wuhan, China — the pandemic's first epicenter. We check in with them again as they navigate work and family life.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The first COVID-19 vaccines are being administered. There are, however, still great challenges ahead when it comes to making sure that people receive the vaccine sooner rather than later.