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COVID vaccines will not be available to children in time for them to return to school next year. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
Dr. Fauci Warns Children Might Have to Wait Months for a Vaccine

The first vaccines have not been tested extensively on children under the age of 18, and may not be available before the new school year.

Pauses in vaccine trials are a normal part of any clinical study, though they complicate President Trump's wishful timeline for a COVID vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
Want a Safe and Effective COVID Vaccine? Then Pauses in Clinical Trials Are a Must.

Developing a vaccine is complicated, even with billions of dollars and government support. But to have a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, pauses in trials and FDA oversight are necessary.

COVID-19 pandemic forces children and teachers online learning.
‘Exhausted Doesn’t Cut It’: This Mom and Teacher Shares What Life Is Like Now That Schools Have Reopened

A mother shares her exhausting experience as a parent and teacher juggling between caring for her children and teaching her students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Schools across the country are bracing for steep budget cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues (AP Photo/Jeff Amy).
Massive School Budget Cuts Poised to Disproportionately Affect Students of Color, the Disabled, and Low-Income Students

As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.

The University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, is home to one of the largest college outbreaks of COVID-19 in the United States (Shutterstock/Travel_with_me).
Over 8,700 Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported on College Campuses in August, Creating Turmoil This Fall

Without a national coronavirus strategy, colleges face testing students and quarantining them on their own, creating havoc as schools attempt to reopen around the United States.

Image courtesy Shutterstock/Gorodenkoff.
I’m an Emergency Room Doctor. The USPS Crisis Is a Life or Death Matter for Many.

The Postal Service is a crucial part of health care for millions of Americans. And making sure the mail is delivered on time through the election is only a small part of the battle.