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Covid: Terms of inquiry into UK pandemic response finalised

Covid: Terms of inquiry into UK pandemic response finalised

It will look at how decisions on limiting the spread of Covid were made and communicated, the use of lockdowns and face coverings, the impact of the p [...]
Health care in jails and prisons is terrible. The pandemic made it even worse.

Health care in jails and prisons is terrible. The pandemic made it even worse.

This story is part of The Aftermath, a Vox series about the collateral health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in communities around the US. This s [...]
Electric vehicle raw material costs doubled during pandemic

Electric vehicle raw material costs doubled during pandemic

Workers inspect a Rivian R1T electric vehicle (EV) pickup truck on the assembly line at the company's manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois, US., [...]
Republicans Rising in Nevada After Pandemic Dealt Economic Blow

Republicans Rising in Nevada After Pandemic Dealt Economic Blow

If a red wave arrives in November, as many expect, it will likely wash ashore in landlocked Nevada, a state whose recent history of Democratic victori [...]
The impact of pandemic learning loss for students is real — and bigger than imagined

The impact of pandemic learning loss for students is real — and bigger than imagined

In March 2020, schools across the country switched to remote learning due to the pandemic. But they didn’t all switch back to in-person learning at [...]
Pandemic school reopenings were not just about politics

Pandemic school reopenings were not just about politics

Almost as soon as some schools reopened for in-person learning in the fall of 2020, research was suggesting a tidy, albeit dark, conclusion about w [...]
Oxfam slams billionaire pandemic ‘bonanza’ as millions face poverty

Oxfam slams billionaire pandemic ‘bonanza’ as millions face poverty

Olga Shumytskaya | Moment | Getty ImagesA new billionaire emerged every 30 hours during the Covid-19 pandemic, and nearly a million could fall into ex [...]
Social media: Did the pandemic poison online politics?

Social media: Did the pandemic poison online politics?

As the UK spent countless hours online during lockdown, how much has it changed us? www.bbc.co.uk [...]
Vitalik donates $4M to Uni of NSW for pandemic detection tool

Vitalik donates $4M to Uni of NSW for pandemic detection tool

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has donated $4 million worth of USD Coin (USDC) to the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to support the develop [...]
Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

With President Biden on Thursday set to convene his second Covid-19 summit, the White House has secured more than $3 billion in pledges from other cou [...]
Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

With President Biden on Thursday set to convene his second Covid-19 summit, the White House has secured more than $3 billion in pledges from other cou [...]
U.S. gun homicides reached highest level in 25 years during Covid pandemic, CDC says

U.S. gun homicides reached highest level in 25 years during Covid pandemic, CDC says

Gun homicides in the U.S. reached their highest level in more than 25 years during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control [...]
Loss of Pandemic Aid Stresses Hospitals That Treat the Uninsured

Loss of Pandemic Aid Stresses Hospitals That Treat the Uninsured

“It’s horrible,” he said.Dr. Philip Elizondo, his orthopedic colleague, said the hospital had to cancel minor surgeries for health problems that subse [...]
Trump Officials Gave Pandemic Loan to Trucking Company Despite Objections

Trump Officials Gave Pandemic Loan to Trucking Company Despite Objections

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a report alleging that top Trump administration officials awarded a $700 million pandemic reli [...]
Trump Officials Awarded $700 Million Pandemic Loan Despite Objections

Trump Officials Awarded $700 Million Pandemic Loan Despite Objections

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a report alleging that top Trump administration officials awarded a $700 million pandemic reli [...]
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