Coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, criminal justice and immigration.
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Public health officials in at least six states hope to administer COVID-19 vaccines during the first phase of the federal government’s rollout. Officials in other states have prisoners slated for the second round of vaccines. All of these decisions are infused with political calculations. Read more.
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Officials let down their guard as the virus seemed to ebb, and began allowing transfers of people between prisons again. That seems to have helped cause a surge of new COVID-19 positives behind bars. Read more.
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