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Tiger at Ohio zoo dies after contracting Covid

Jupiter, a 14-year-old old Amur tiger, died Sunday after developing pneumonia caused by Covid-19, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said.
FILE: Tiger Kills Man At San Francisco Zoo
FILE: Tiger Kills Man At San Francisco Zoo

In California, vaccines closed gap in Covid-related deaths for Latinos

“We really need to continue to keep that equity lens in mind,” said researcher Shannon McConville.
A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccination in Los Angeles on Jan 7, 2022.
A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccination in Los Angeles on Jan 7, 2022.

FDA advisers to weigh in on updated Covid booster shots for the fall

The FDA has said scientists need to determine what sorts of updates the shots would require by the end of June.
A resident receives a Covid-19 booster shot at a vaccine clinic in Lansdale, Pa., on Apr. 5, 2022.
A resident receives a Covid-19 booster shot at a vaccine clinic in Lansdale, Pa., on Apr. 5, 2022.

How the pandemic gutted ethnic journalism

The pandemic dealt a blow to journalism, but ethnic newspapers were hit especially hard.
Bikash Raj Neupane
Bikash Raj Neupane

Pfizer says tweaked Covid-19 shots boost omicron protection

The announcement comes days before an FDA advisory committee meeting to discuss whether to offer updated boosters to Americans this fall.
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

ER doctor who became sick with Covid at work says she was told to 'finish the shift'

One doctor who worked for American Physician Partners says in a lawsuit there was an unwritten policy: “Motrin, mask, man-up and must not test.”
Sonali Patel and Prasanth Boyereddigari.
Sonali Patel and Prasanth Boyereddigari.

Map: Track the Covid hot spots across the U.S.

NBC News is following Covid-19 case numbers in states and territories in the United States. The data will be updated daily.

Map: See if the CDC recommends indoor mask use in your county

Nationwide, 2 percent of counties are included in the indoor mask guidance.
Image: CDC Mask recommendations
Image: CDC Mask recommendations

Maps: Track hospital ICU stress levels in your state

As omicron wanes, track hospital ICU stress levels among adult patients across the country.

Covid task force members worried about 'misinformation' being shared with Trump

The concerns focused on Dr. Scott Atlas, a special adviser to Trump who rejected mainstream mitigation measures in favor of herd immunity.
Deborah Birx
Deborah Birx

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