Help! I’d Like to Ride the Train. Is it Safe?

Our columnist finds that rail companies, both regional systems and Amtrak, are undertaking major coronavirus efforts. But they can’t thoroughly disinfect every seat in every train at every station.

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Covering Ebola Didn’t Prepare Me for This: I Volunteered for the Covid-19 Vaccine Trial

George Washington University Hospital invited me to participate in Moderna’s vaccine trial because I am triple-risk: a Black woman, a Type 1 diabetic and asthmatic.

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Jessica Krug, Professor Who Posed as Black, Resigns From George Washington University

A blog post published under the George Washington University professor’s name, Jessica A. Krug, described her use of Black identities even though she is white.

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Professor Investigated for Posing as Black Won’t Teach This Term, Officials Say

George Washington University said the professor, Jessica A. Krug, will not have classes this semester after a blog post with her byline described a deception of assuming Black identities even though she is white.

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University Investigates Claim That White Professor Pretended to Be Black

George Washington University said it was looking into a blog post written under the name of Jessica A. Krug detailing a long history of deception about her racial identity.

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