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  • Coronavirus Update: WHO identifies new coronavirus ‘variant of interest’ and experts urge caution on boosters

    The World Health Organization said a strain of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and that was first detected in Colombia in January has become a "variant of interest" that will be closely monitored for signs it is resistant to the vaccines that have been authorized for use so far.
  • What is the mu variant of the coronavirus?

    The mu variant of the coronavirus was first identified in Colombia in January and has since caused isolated outbreaks in South America, Europe and the United States

    The Independent
  • Understanding coronavirus variants

    With the emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 variants such as beta and delta, people are not only getting a refresher course on the Greek alphabet, but also experiencing confusion and anxiety about what the variants mean for public health. A new article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, asks scientists to weigh in on the changing coronavirus landscape.
  • MAP: Where coronavirus is in Pennsylvania

    MAP: Here is where all reported cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania are located.
  • Robredo dodges coronavirus again

    Vice President Leni Robredo announced that she tested negative for coronavirus after what she called her “closest call” with the virus.
  • Learning To Live With Coronavirus

    On the latest Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie talk about how to live with the coronavirus given what we've learned over the last two years. Discussed in the show: 1:48: How can we learn to live with COVID-19? 20:34: Upcoming school policies under coronavirus. 33:07: Weekly Listener Question: Aren't you missing a huge opportunity to advance the party by not placing the blame for the Afghanistan fiasco squarely on the shoulders of the 97...
  • Why Stocking Up on the Coronavirus Vaccines Was Not Cheap

    Stephen Silver Coronavirus Vaccine, The only question remaining is how the government can convince people to use them.  Here's What You Need to Remember: A major takeaway is that the United States has grabbed 41 percent of total vaccine sales, even though it only makes up about 5 percent of the world’s population. The coronavirus vaccines are, of course, free of charge for everyone, at least in the United States. However, that doesn’t mean they weren’t paid for somewhere along the way. In...

    The National Interest