Fauci, Recovering From ‘Rebound’ of Covid, Praises Paxlovid

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s top pandemic adviser, sought to discourage doubts about the antiviral drug Paxlovid following what appeared to be a “rebound” of Covid-19 after taking the pills.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the face of the U.S. pandemic response, Dr. Fauci had mild symptoms after testing positive on Wednesday.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the face of the U.S. pandemic response, Dr. Fauci had mild symptoms after testing positive Wednesday.

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As Covid Threat Grows, Officials Say Americans Should Consider Masks

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged local leaders and individuals to at least consider returning to wearing masks in indoor public settings.

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Virus Cases Grow After White House Correspondents Dinner

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken was among the attendees reporting coronavirus infections on Wednesday.

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The Pandemic Exposed Our Empathy Deficit

Hunger, trauma, violence. The pandemic exacerbated all three, and more.

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Holy Cross to Rename Science Complex for Fauci

The move, announced Monday, will coincide with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci’s 60th reunion at the college’s campus in Worcester, Mass., in June.

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Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Crusade Against Covid Vaccine Anguishes Family

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has risen to become a major figure in the vaccine resistance movement. Those close to him say it’s “heartbreaking.”

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There Will Be No Post-Covid

Covid is here to stay. So are the societal transformations it’s caused.

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What Would Covid Being Endemic Mean For Travel?

A growing call to consider the coronavirus a permanent fixture in our lives is resonating among travel operators. But that would not necessarily mean the virus is no longer dangerous.

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Republicans Step Up Attacks on Fauci to Woo Trump Voters

G.O.P. candidates, tapping into voters’ frustrations with a seemingly endless pandemic, are stepping up their attacks on Dr. Anthony S. Fauci.

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The Pandemic Policy That Really Mattered Wasn’t a Policy

Public health is rooted in the soil of trust.

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Biden’s Pandemic Fight: Inside the Setbacks of the First Year

The administration has gotten much right, but its response has been hampered by confusing messaging, a lack of focus on testing, fear of political blowback and the coronavirus’s unpredictability.

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How The mRNA Vaccines Were Made: Halting Progress and Happy Accidents

The stunning Covid vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna drew upon long-buried discoveries made in the hopes of ending past epidemics.

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The Mood in the Capitol Was Already Dark. Then Came Omicron.

Congress, always a reflection of the country, is in a testy mood, as the latest coronavirus variant looms over the Capitol and schadenfreude is in full swing.

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U.S. Officials Defend Omicron Response at Senate Hearing

Lawmakers accused top Biden administration health officials of neglecting virus testing and mangling key messaging around the pandemic.

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Prosecute Donald Trump for the Jan. 6 Coup Attempt?

Readers discuss an essay urging a Justice Department investigation. Also: Anthony Fauci; Covid frustration; Betty White; women’s wages; Black voters.

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The Pandemic Brought Seismic Changes. They Changed With It.

From new forms of medicine to less wasteful business practices, many have adapted to Covid-19 in ways that have improved them, and society.

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Federal Officials Say Early Omicron Data Suggests a Less Deadly Wave

Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci cautioned that hospitalizations and deaths could be lagging behind case counts.

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Jesse Watters’s Incendiary Fauci Comments Follow a Fox News Pattern

Comments by Jesse Watters, a host of “The Five,” were in keeping with previous derogatory remarks about Dr. Anthony Fauci by hosts and conservatives.

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How to Travel Responsibly During the Holidays Amid Omicron Wave

Even as the variant surges, the seasonal travel rush seems unstoppable, but there are steps you can take to travel more responsibly and mitigate the health risks for yourself — and others.

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‘Design and Healing’ Shows How Epidemics Lead to Innovation

“Design and Healing” at the Cooper Hewitt shows adaptations to disease through history that shaped health care, behavior and the form of buildings.

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An Omicron Surge is Likely, Here’s What to Expect

We look at the latest on Omicron.

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Vaccines Prevent Severe Disease From Omicron, New Studies Say

In the lab, immune cells put up a strong fight against Omicron, suggesting that vaccines will be able to prevent the worst outcomes of the virus variant.

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U.S. Reports Its 1st Omicron Case, in a California Traveler

The discovery in San Francisco County prompted the Biden administration to renew calls for everyone to get fully vaccinated and receive a booster, if eligible.

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Biden Projects Normalcy and Optimism as Omicron Poses New Threat

The president tried to convey holiday cheer as he celebrated Hanukkah and downplayed virus concerns as the variant was detected in California.

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An Interview With Dr. Anthony Fauci

America’s top infectious disease official discusses the state of the coronavirus, booster shots, mandates and the end of the pandemic.

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Francis Collins, Who Guided N.I.H. Through Covid-19 Crisis, Is Exiting

The agency’s director under three presidents said he was planning to shift his focus back to the lab, and that he hoped his replacement would be a woman.

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N.I.H. Director to Step Down by the End of 2021

The agency’s director under three presidents said he was planning to shift his focus back to the lab, and that he hoped his replacement would be a woman.

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Dr. Fauci, Movie Star

“Fauci,” a new documentary, follows his work in two health crises: AIDS and the coronavirus pandemic. He agreed to participate as long as it didn’t interfere with his work.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Rowdy 9/11 Speech Leaves Late-Night Hosts Reeling

‘I’m not saying Rudy was drunk, but that’s usually when guys from Brooklyn start to imitate the queen of England,’ Seth Meyers said.

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In Review, Top F.D.A. Scientists Question Imminent Need for Booster Shots

An article, written with other vaccine experts, put the regulators at odds with key federal health officials, including Dr. Anthony S. Fauci.

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Kids and Covid: What to Know, a Times Virtual Event

As children head back for an uncertain school year, Dr. Anthony Fauci joins Times journalists for a vital Q&A for parents, educators and students everywhere.

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Delta Variant in N.Y.C.: What to Know

City health officials are closely watching the highly infectious form of the virus, which could fuel outbreaks in low-vaccinated areas.

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As the Pace of Vaccinations Slows, Biden Makes a Personal Appeal

The Biden administration is shifting its strategy from mass vaccination sites to a more localized effort, deploying top officials to canvass and knock on doors.

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Covid’s Delta Variant: What We Know

The variant is gaining traction worldwide. But vaccines are driving down coronavirus case numbers in the U.S., and it’s unclear whether Delta will reverse that trend.

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With Mass Vaccination Sites Winding Down, It’s All About the ‘Ground Game’

The shift away from high-volume centers is an acknowledgment of the harder road ahead: a highly targeted push, akin to get-out-the-vote efforts, to persuade the reluctant to get shots.

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White House Says It Will Narrowly Miss July 4 Vaccination Goal

People ages 18 to 26 have been slow to get their shots, aides to President Biden said, ruling out the possibility of getting 70 percent of adults at least partly vaccinated by Independence Day.

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Anthony Fauci on the Lab Leak Theory and Emailing Mark Zuckerberg

America’s chief immunologist claps back.

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As Pandemic Recedes in U.S., Calls Are Growing for an Investigative Commission

Bills have been introduced in both houses of Congress to create a bipartisan panel, but a leader of the Sept. 11 commission thinks a nonpartisan effort would have more success in the current climate.

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Shi Zhengli, Chinese Virologist, Faces Scrutiny Over Wuhan Lab Research

Shi Zhengli, a top virologist, said in a rare interview that speculation about her lab in Wuhan was baseless. But China’s habitual secrecy makes her claims hard to validate.

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China’s ‘Bat Woman,’ at the Center of a Pandemic Storm, Speaks Out

Shi Zhengli, a top virologist, said in a rare interview that speculation about her lab in Wuhan was baseless. But China’s habitual secrecy makes her claims hard to validate.

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No, Fauci is not profiting from a coming book on lessons he’s learned from his public service.

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The Toasts Are Mimed, but the Kennedy Center Honors Return

The pandemic made the ceremony, honoring Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Midori and Dick Van Dyke and airing on TV Sunday, like no other.

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14 Excerpts from Commencement Speeches Without the Word C*vid

(And only Dr. Fauci gets to say “p*ndemic,” because he’s Dr. Fauci.)

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White House Says Dating Apps Can Help Vaccinated (and Frisky) Find Love

With new “I’m Vaccinated” badges, dating apps are plugging into a cultural conversation over how Americans can approach postpandemic dating.

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Jane Brody and Anthony Fauci on Staying Fit and Focused at 80 and Beyond

The Times’s longtime Personal Health columnist and the nation’s most famous doctor met recently to talk about life as octogenarians and beyond. Listen to their conversation.

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Vaccinated Americans May Go Without Masks in Most Places, Federal Officials Say

Fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks or maintain social distance indoors or outdoors, with some exceptions, the C.D.C. advised.

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With New C.D.C Mask Rules, Uncertainty on How to Proceed

After the C.D.C. issued new guidelines, people are figuring out how to proceed. Some want to keep their face coverings on: “It saves me having to put on sunscreen.”

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