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The Coronavirus Crisis

Everything you need to know about the global pandemic

Students wearing masks listen to teacher Dorene Scala during third grade summer school at Hooper Avenue School in Los Angeles, California. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Leana Wen is in favor of COVID-19 vaccine mandates. "I don't think that people should have the choice to infect others with a potentially fatal and extremely contagious virus," she says. Wen is pictured above in the emergency department at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on Aug. 14, 2012. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Think Of Your COVID-19 Vaccine Like A Very Good Raincoat, Says Dr. Leana Wen

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Subway riders mask up this month in New York City. Wearing masks in all kinds of indoor settings may be the safest way to slow the spread of the delta variant, many health experts say. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Urges Vaccinated People To Mask Up Indoors In Places With High Virus Transmission

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To mask or not to mask: That is the question for vaccinated people as the delta variant surges. The answer may depend on the situation, experts say. Here, these roller coaster riders mask up at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that city workers will be required to be vaccinated or get tested weekly for COVID-19. De Blasio is seen here in Brooklyn on Sunday at a rally in support of Haiti. Michael Appleton/ New York City Mayoral Photography Office hide caption

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Thousands of protesters gather near the Eiffel Tower to protest the COVID-19 pass which grants vaccinated individuals greater ease of access to venues. Rafael Yaghobzadeh/AP hide caption

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Charles Muro, 13, is inoculated at a mass vaccination center in Hartford, Conn., on May 13. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Pandemic Memories Will Stay With Our Children

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A farmer holds soybeans from her Nebraska farm in 2019. Today, farmers are struggling to find containers that can ship their products to Asia. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers Have A Big Problem On Their Hands: They Can't Find A Way To Ship Their Stuff

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Front-line workers at a medical center in Aurora, Colo., gather for a COVID-19 memorial on July 15 to commemorate the lives lost in the coronavirus pandemic. New estimates say many thousands more will die in the U.S. this summer and fall. Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A medical assistant administers a coronavirus test last week in Los Angeles. COVID-19 cases are on the rise as the highly transmissible delta variant has become the dominant coronavirus strain in the United States. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hasn't budged on its guidance that vaccinated people can skip mask-wearing, but some local governments faced with surging cases are going back to mandates, such as Los Angeles County, which recently mandated indoor mask use, including at places like bars and restaurants. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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With new infections rising around the country due to the delta variant, reports of breakthrough cases among the fully vaccinated can be worrisome. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Delta Surge Sway Unvaccinated? Plus: The Truth About 'Breakthrough' Infections

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A fence alongside Greenwood Cemetery, in Brooklyn, N.Y., is covered with memorial art for people who died of COVID-19. Pandemic deaths contributed to the biggest drop in life expectancy in decades. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Performing last rites before the cremation of a family member who died of COVID-19. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption

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India's Pandemic Death Toll Estimated At About 4 Million: 10 Times The Official Count

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