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Getting pregnant people vaccinated is one of the nation’s biggest health challenges
Fewer than 1 in 4 pregnant people have gotten a COVID shot. It’s not yet clear if the government’s steps to encourage vaccination will move the needle.
The FDA approved Pfizer’s vaccine. What does that mean for kids under 12?
The White House’s COVID-19 task force explains the recommendation on boosters and urges caution on off-label vaccines for young children.
'Black women being trailblazers': Spelman faculty refuse to teach in person as classes begin
Though vaccinations and masks are required on campus, concerns about COVID-19 protocols remain as the Delta variant rages through Georgia.
Few incarcerated women were released during COVID. The ones who remain have struggled.
Fewer visits, phone calls, wellness services and chances to move mean many women are confined to their cells all day. It takes a toll, research shows.
These are the states facing the biggest fights — and risks — over school mask mandates
The threat of COVID to kids during back-to-school season varies widely, and quite literally depends on where you live.
'We’re crossing a threshold': Nancy Pelosi on Congress's effort to fund major new caregiving programs
In an interview with The 19th, Pelosi voiced confidence that the next budget reconciliation bill would include unprecedented commitments to child care, home care, paid family leave and early childhood education.
The 19th Explains: What are Delta variant risks for children too young to mask?
What does the latest pandemic news mean for parents of children under the age of 2, who are too young to wear masks?
‘We need every tool in our toolbox’: COVID-19 Delta surge threatens to overwhelm school nurses
School nurses spent the past year mitigating in-school coronavirus spread and helping vaccinate staff and students. This year, many say they are burned out – just as COVID-19 cases surge once again.
Only 1 in 4 nursing homes are confident they can survive a year
Mounting costs from the pandemic have made a system's shortcomings untenable, leaving residents, workers and families in a precarious position.
How safe is summer camp? Depends on their COVID-19 precautions
Directors talk about a difficult year of planning and how vaccines, early testing and quarantine helped some of them safely lift mask restrictions altogether.