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Suncha Kim, 69, had 2 kids, 3 grandkids: a college grad; a middleschooler aspiring to speed skate for the U.S.A; another in college. She wanted to grow old w/ husband, watch children/grandchildren “live the fruitful life I worked so hard to give them.”
NEW: With viral spread, mutations + coronavirus vaccinations in flux, the pandemic in U.S. is now at an unpredictable phase in which human behavior may be the most incalculable variable. And people are not operating by a singular playbook. @JoelAchenbach
Beverly Cleary, beloved author who created Beezus and Ramona and Ralph S. Mouse, has died. At 104.
NEW: This @CDCgov study is significant + good news because it analyzed how well the coronavirus vaccines worked among a diverse group of front-line workers whose jobs put them at higher risk of exposure. My story.
BREAKING GOOD NEWS: Fully vaccinated people may travel, CDC says in updated guidance, pointing to growing evidence of vaccine effectiveness and pace of shots in arms. w @loriara
SCOOP: When HHS sec announced this wk that federal govt would begin releasing coronavirus vaccine doses reserved for 2nd shots, no such reserve existed, according to state/fed officials briefed on plans. Reserve was already exhausted. w @isaacstanbecker
NEW: CDC is sending experts to help this tiny Pacific island fight a deadly and growing measles outbreak where 32 children have died. Island has been target of anti-vax activists. Our story.
NEW: There are now nearly 1.5 billion children around the globe — or 87 percent of Earth’s student population — whose schools have closed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. @valeriestrauss