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The latest from FRONTLINE and our local journalism partners on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting communities across the U.S.

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A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that inoculations could begin this month.
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COVID-19 & the Medical Supply Crisis
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And Then There Were Four: The Last U.S. Counties Reporting No COVID Cases
Seven months into the pandemic, only four U.S. counties report zero cases of the coronavirus: all sprawling, sparsely populated and majority white.
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INTERACTIVE: A Closer Look at Key COVID-19 Supplies
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October 6, 2020
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U.S. Medical Supply Chains Failed, and COVID Deaths Followed
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Hurting Right Now? This Florida Woman Wants You to Know You’re Not Alone
As early as April, mental health specialists across the country were warning about how the coronavirus and lockdown would cause more people to struggle with anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.
Tampa Bay Times
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From the coronavirus to the Supreme Court, watch these FRONTLINE documentaries for context on four key subjects that are slated for discussion in the presidential debate.
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As America Reaches 200,000 COVID Deaths, President Trump’s Early Approach to the Virus Draws Scrutiny
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