‘Trial and Error’ In Rural Vaccine Distribution

As the United States begins its massive vaccine rollout, health departments across the country are scrambling to plan and adjust, often while managing a surge in new Covid-19 cases. Rural clinics with limited resources face unique logistical challenges in delivering doses to remote regions.

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According to a Washington Post estimate based on state and federal data, only around 5.9 million people had been vaccinated as of Thursday — fewer than might be expected from the 21.4 million doses that have been distributed already, and far behind White House benchmarks.

Review: A New Wave of Science TV Shows

With shows like “Connected” and “Emily’s Wonder Lab” leading the way, a surge of ambitious new science programming aimed at both adults and children is hitting its stride. The most successful shows trust the audience’s intelligence — and complicate, rather than simplify, our view of science.