Thursday, September 23, 2021

Alexander Nazaryan

At long last, America reawakens from its pandemic slumber

Remi Nelson, 19, at the Tampa Pride Diversity Parade on Saturday in Ybor City, Fla. (Luis Santana/Tampa Bay Times via Zuma Wire)NEW YORK — There were people, hundreds of them, lounging in Sheep Meadow in Central Park, and hundreds...

Son of top Biden science adviser suffers from 'long COVID'

WASHINGTON — Andy Slavitt, a top adviser on the coronavirus pandemic to President Biden, revealed on Tuesday that his teenage son suffers from “long COVID,” a plethora of symptoms that continue to hound people who’ve been sickened with COVID-19,...

Washington, unmasked

WASHINGTON — On Friday morning, first lady Jill Biden walked into the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington. There, in the museum’s soaring lobby, she did something momentous: She took off...

New CDC guidance for vaccinated people brings confusion along with relief

The Daily BeastChuck Todd Challenges Dan Crenshaw: ‘Why Should Anybody Believe a Word You Say?’NBC NewsMeet the Press host Chuck Todd repeatedly confronted Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) on the Republican Party’s willingness to embrace former President Donald Trump’s election...

CDC lifts indoor mask guidance for vaccinated people: 'You can shed your mask'

The Daily BeastTrump Has Blown Off Rudy Giuliani’s Pleas for Help as Feds CircleDrew Angerer/GettyIn the weeks since the feds raided Rudy Giuliani’s apartment and office in late April, close allies have tried to ferry a slew of emergency...

'You don't have to wear it': Fauci on masks for vaccinated people outside

WASHINGTON — Amid continuing confusion and debate over mask wearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, a top medical adviser to the Biden administration, emphasized that the time has come to let up on wearing face coverings in some situations.“If you are...

Republicans lash out at CDC for 'conflicting, confusing guidance'

WASHINGTON — “I’m sorry to be so frustrated,” Sen. Bill Cassidy told the nation’s top public health experts, who had come to Capitol Hill to discuss the coronavirus pandemic. A practicing physician, Cassidy, R-La., was one of several Republicans...

Doctor who issued early coronavirus warning is leaving the CDC

The Daily BeastBody-Cam Footage Shows Andrew Brown Jr. ‘Ambushed’ by Police, Lawyers SaySean Rayford/GettyNew body-camera footage shown Tuesday to the family of Andrew Brown Jr. showed sheriff’s deputies “standing on the pavement unloading their weapons” on the 42-year-old Black...

The culture war over masks reaches summer camps

WASHINGTON — Children attending camp this summer should keep their face masks on in most situations, said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a Wednesday briefing of the White House coronavirus response...

Biden announces new goal: 70 percent of U.S. adults vaccinated by July 4

WASHINGTON — President Biden announced new measures on Tuesday designed to bolster the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination drive that has slowed in recent weeks.“As we anticipated, the pace of vaccination is slowing,” Biden said in prepared White House remarks.As he...

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