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D.C. Coronavirus Cases

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The COVID-19 Pandemic in D.C.

COVID-19 Update: D.C. Man Sentenced to 10 Years for PPP Theft

Plus, billions in COVID-19 relief funds stolen, poop surveillance data backed up, and Biden says “it’s over.”

Pandemic Pilfering  • The U.S. Labor Department’s inspector general estimated that people have stolen $45.6 billion from the country’s unemployment insurance program during the pandemic. Fraudsters allegedly filed unemployment insurance claims in multiple states. The OIG believes some of the scammers used Social Security numbers of dead people and of people locked in prison. • A…

Ted Cruz and Republicans Try to Repeal D.C. Schools Vaccine Mandate

Plus, report slams WHO and U.S. response to the pandemic, and omicron boosters now widely available.

In this week’s example of the bullshit D.C. residents must contend with due to their lack of statehood: Six Republican goons introduced a bill that would nix D.C.’s requirement that students 12 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to attend school. The bill would also prohibit D.C. from spending funds to enforce the mandate. Texas…

New COVID-19 Boosters Available Next Week

With revamped COVID-19 boosters becoming available soon, Mayor Muriel Bowser is encouraging residents to pair their booster with a flu shot.

With revamped COVID-19 boosters becoming available soon, Mayor Muriel Bowser is encouraging residents to pair their booster with a flu shot.

COVID-19 Update: DCPS Loosens COVID Rules

Plus, the CDC admits shortcomings and Dr. Biden has COVID.

DCPS relaxed some rules around COVID-19 before the start of school. Masks are optional, and those exposed won’t have to isolate unless they show symptoms.

COVID-19 Update: CDC Loosens Restrictions

The new federal guidelines come just as students in D.C. are preparing to return to school.

New CDC guidelines released this week no longer include a six-foot rule or the “test to stay” school protocol.

Folger Delivers a Dreamy Pandemic-Inspired Redux of Midsummer

Finding a temporary home in the National Building Museum, Folger Theatre flexes new muscles to produce a play that meets audiences where they are.

Inside the National Building Museum, Folger Theatre flexes new muscles to create a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream that meets audiences where they are.

COVID-19 Update: Vaccine Targeting Omicron Possible In September

Plus, Biden is all better, Montgomery County recommends masks indoors, and research suggests the pandemic originated in a Wuhan market.

*|END:IF|* U.S. to buy Moderna’s omicron vaccine, boosters coming in September  President Biden announced Friday that the U.S. plans to buy 66 million doses of Moderna’s newest vaccine, which targets the highly contagious omicron variant. The federal government has already secured another 106 million doses of Pfizer’s version of the upgraded vaccine. The administration initially…

Understudies: The Unsung Superheroes of D.C. Theater

The essential workers of theater, these actors jump in at the last minute to save the show and keep performances from getting sidelined by COVID.

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s recent production of Our Town had understudies perform in every one of its 33 shows […]

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