How the Seattle Seahawks Stayed Covid-Free

The only team to play the entire season without any confirmed positive cases did so with innovative thinking, vigilance to protocols and some Pete Carroll-style competition.

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Nursing Homes, Racked by the Virus, Face a New Crisis: Isolation

Nursing homes set restrictions to lower risks, but Covid-19 has continued spreading in some homes, and residents are now grappling with consequences from isolation.

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He Was a Doctor Who Never Got Sick. Then the Coronavirus Nearly Killed Him.

Dr. Ryan Padgett, 45, once played in the Rose Bowl for Northwestern. He had rarely missed a day of work to illness. Then the coronavirus took him to the brink of death.

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The Coronavirus’s Rampage Through a Suburban Nursing Home

Two-thirds of Life Care Center’s residents and 47 of its workers fell ill. Thirty-five people died. We investigated what went wrong.

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Two Emergency Room Doctors Are in Critical Condition With Coronavirus

The hospitalizations sharpen fears that the nation’s front-line medical workers could be uniquely vulnerable, a health care organization said.

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Trump, His Eye on the Border, Overlooked the Coronavirus Threat

His insistence that the danger was overseas and could be kept out led officials to downplay the disease’s spread and the need for tests.

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Coronavirus Deaths Tied to Nursing Center Came Earlier Than Anyone Knew

“They are prisoners with no information in there,” said a relative of a resident of the nursing center where dozens of patients remain, waiting in their rooms.

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