The Public Still Deserves Answers About Our COVID Response
Three years on, a blue-ribbon commission should investigate where we went wrong—and what we got right.
A Round of GOF
How gain-of-function research fits into Congress’ COVID origins investigations: a Dispatch Explainer.
Millions May Lose Their Pandemic Medicaid Coverage
The expiration of a temporary pandemic measure could cause headaches for states and Medicaid enrollees.
Will Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Stand?
The Supreme Court considers the program Tuesday.
The COVID-19 National Emergency Finally Set to End
What changes can you expect come May 11?
Fact Checking a Fake Headline About COVID-19 Vaccines
An image of an authentic article was digitally altered.
The Needle and the Damage Done
Is anti-vaxxism getting worse?
Shoulda, Coulda, Oughta
Our elected officials would rather complain about problems than solve them.
Elon for a Day
How the Twitter czar is like Xi Jinping.
Ron DeSantis Gambles on Vaccine Grievance
The Florida governor launches a risky political attack as he takes the pole position in 2024 speculation.
Do the Vaccinated Now Make Up the Majority of COVID Deaths?
Yes, but context is required.
Zero-COVID’s Lasting Damage
Xi Jinping’s pandemic miscalculations could cost China big.
Fact Check: Do Booster Shots Increase a Person’s Likelihood of Getting COVID?
There is no evidence to support such claims.
Fact Checking Tucker Carlson’s Claims About Vaccines and School Attendance
His claim is false.
How Not to Fight COVID Learning Loss
A new study calls for $500 billion more than what was already spent on education-related pandemic relief.
Fact Checking Claims About Ivermectin From Rep. Paul Gosar
There is no conclusive evidence that the anti-parasitic medication is an effective treatment for COVID.