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Latest news on the coronavirus, which has killed millions during a global pandemic.

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Growing debate over CDC guidance on wearing masks outdoors

Amid growing pressure to revise its guidance, the CDC director says the agency is looking into the matter but notes Covid-19 cases are on the rise again.
Growing debate over CDC guidance on wearing masks outdoors
Growing debate over CDC guidance on wearing masks outdoors

Inside Covid vaccine trials in young children

With the country now well on its way towards vaccinating adults, experts say vaccinating children is critical to building herd immunity.
Inside Covid vaccine trials in young children
Inside Covid vaccine trials in young children

Nation’s largest pharmacy chains now offering at-home Covid tests

Some of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains are now offering at-home Covid-19 tests. NBC News’ Jake Ward explains why they could be a game changer in the fight against the coronavirus.
Nation’s largest pharmacy chains now offering at-home Covid tests
Nation’s largest pharmacy chains now offering at-home Covid tests

Employers now offering incentives encouraging part-time workers to return

Many people are getting full unemployment during the pandemic, keeping some from going back to work full time. NBC News’ Stephanie Ruhle reports on the new incentives companies are giving to encourage part-time workers to return.
Employers now offering incentives encouraging part-time workers to return
Employers now offering incentives encouraging part-time workers to return

Pediatric Covid hospitalization rates surge in Michigan

Experts blame a more transmissible variant, which appears to be spreading faster among children and adults.
Kari Barrows was quarantined with her daughter, Karissa, at Beaumont Children's Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich.
Kari Barrows was quarantined with her daughter, Karissa, at Beaumont Children's Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich.

A heartwarming reunion: 102-year-old is able to hug her family again

Covid-19 kept the Jerstad family apart for more than a year. Now that they are fully vaccinated, they are cherishing their in-person time together.
A heartwarming reunion: 102-year-old is able to hug her family again
A heartwarming reunion: 102-year-old is able to hug her family again
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Mexico calls fake coronavirus vaccines 'a risk to health' after officials found falsified doses

False doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were found in February and had apparently been sold and administered, according to Mexico’s medicines regulation agency.
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Image: MEXICO-HEALTH-VIRUS-MEMORIAL

States are rolling out vaccination plans. Track the numbers inoculated across the country.

NBC News is tracking administered doses in each state by surveying health departments and examining daily reports.

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.

Map: Track coronavirus deaths around the world

Get the latest data on the human cost of this virus. Updated daily.
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Image: Lombardy

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