Biden, the World Needs Your Help to End the Pandemic

The president should keep his promise on vaccine patents.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects: Your Questions Answered

The most common questions about vaccination side effects, answered.

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Can You Become Reinfected With Covid? It’s Very Unlikely, Experts Say

Reports of reinfection instead may be cases of drawn-out illness. A decline in antibodies is normal after a few weeks, and people are protected from the coronavirus in other ways.

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Can Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of the Coronavirus?

A company that makes internet-connected thermometers has followed the flu more closely than the C.D.C. can. Now the devices may be turning up cases of Covid-19.

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