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How do New Yorkers feel about the COVID-19 Vaccines? We asked.

March 3, 2021
Nearly a year ago, New York became the epicenter of the pandemic. Black and Hispanic communities, were hospitalized at disproportionately higher rates, exposing the country’s racial health disparities. Local community leaders are working to fight vaccine hesitancy, and mass vaccination sites have opened across the city. We asked New Yorkers how they feel about the vaccine. This is what they said.
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Federal government to ship Covid vaccines to retail pharmacies next week

February 3, 2021
Shannon Pettypiece | NBC News
The U.S. will begin shipping doses of the Covid-19 vaccine directly to retail pharmacies next week, as the Biden administration expands how and where Americans can get inoculated. The initial shipment of 1 million doses will go to 6,500 stores starting Feb. 11, said Jeffrey Zients, the Biden administration’s Covid-19 coordinator.
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Trump not engaging with his COVID task force

November 12, 2020
Paula Reid | CBS News
As COVID-19 cases spike, President Trump has not met with his pandemic task force in months, and sources tell CBS News the recent meetings lack substance and a coherent message
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The Surging Coronavirus Finds a Federal Leadership Vacuum

November 11, 2020
Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Noah Weiland, Sharon LaFraniere, Andrew Jacobs | The New York Times
The pandemic caught the nation flat-footed in March, but epidemiologists have been warning for months of a fall and winter wave as people are driven indoors, schools resume in-person classes and Americans grow tired of months of precautions. Yet shortages of personal protective equipment are back, especially among rural hospitals, nursing homes and private medical practices that lack access to the supply networks that serve larger hospital chains.
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Study Finds ‘Single Largest Driver’ of Coronavirus Misinformation: Trump

October 1, 2020
Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Noah Weiland | The New York Times
Of the flood of misinformation, conspiracy theories and falsehoods seeding the internet on the coronavirus, one common thread stands out: President Trump. That is the conclusion of researchers at Cornell University who analyzed 38 million articles about the pandemic in English-language media around the world. Mentions of Mr. Trump made up nearly 38 percent of the overall “misinformation conversation,” making the president the largest driver of the “infodemic” — falsehoods involving the pandemic.
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Trump Scorns His Own Scientists Over Virus Data

September 17, 2020
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump on Wednesday rejected the professional scientific conclusions of his own government about the prospects for a widely available coronavirus vaccine and the effectiveness of masks in curbing the spread of the virus as the death toll in the United States from the disease neared 200,000.
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Ten days: After an early coronavirus warning, Trump is distracted as he downplays threat

September 17, 2020
Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Yasmeen Abutaleb | The Washington Post
A detailed review of the 10-day period from late January, when Trump was first warned about the scale of the threat, and early February — when he acknowledged to author Bob Woodward the extent of the danger the virus posed — reveals a president who took relatively few serious measures to ready the nation for its arrival. Instead, enabled by top administration officials, Trump largely attempted to pretend the virus did not exist.
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