Apoorva Mandavilli is a reporter for The New York Times, focusing on science and global health. She is the 2019 winner of the Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting.
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By Apoorva Mandavilli
Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By summer, Americans may be looking at a return to normal life.
By Troy Closson and Apoorva Mandavilli
The variant contains a mutation thought to help the virus dodge the immune system, scientists said.
New studies show that one shot of a vaccine can greatly amplify antibody levels in those who have recovered from the coronavirus.
The agency has not fully reckoned with airborne transmission of the coronavirus in settings like hospitals, schools and meatpacking plants, experts said.
By Apoorva Mandavilli, Kate Taylor and Dana Goldstein
Amid an acrid national controversy, the agency proposed detailed criteria for returning students to classrooms.