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Pandemic 2020

Six feet apart and 14 days alone

GALLERIES: Pandemic 2020

Overdue bills, late holiday cards and stale Christmas cookies: Postal Service still sorting through unprecedented backlog

The pandemic has created an unprecedented backlog in mail as more Americans have opted to shop online. On top of that, more and more postal workers are becoming infected with COVID-19.

R.I. Lt. Gov. McKee promises seamless transition during virus fight

There are some positive signs in Rhode Island's fight against the coronavirus, according to statistics released Thursday.

Massachusetts offering COVID-19 grants to small businesses

So far, the administration has awarded close to $195 million in direct financial support to more than 4,100 small businesses out of a $668 million fund set up to support small businesses across the state.

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, while advancing his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.

Expanded vaccine rollout in U.S. spawns a new set of problems

Up until the past few days, health care workers and nursing home patients had been given priority in most places around the U.S.

Pandemic 2020 VIDEOS


COVID warning serious, Lamont's options shrinking

Gov. Lamont must take with great seriousness a warning from doctors that a failure to act now in shutting down segments of the economy could cost more lives.

More tough choices in confronting tough enemy

In Connecticut, at least, the vast majority of us dutifully slip on our masks to shop, to work, to live some public life. It has become terribly routine.

Tell it like it is

Dr. Fauci should no longer feel any compunction to get White House clearances before media appearances or to paper over differences.

COVID-19: Still in the thick of it

Collectively, the news of recent days is a wakeup call that the threat posed by this pandemic is not over, not by a long shot.