• Podcast: Breakthrough Infections and Lonely Puppies

    10 days ago - By The Atlantic

    While COVID-19 case counts in the United States continue to drop, you might still be reading worrisome headlines about variants and “breakthrough” infections. Fortunately, The Atlantic staff writer Katherine Wu explains to James Hamblin and Maeve Higgins why these shouldn't alarm us just yet. And staff writer Sarah Zhang drops in to help figure out how to keep pandemic puppies from being too anxious as people return to pre-pandemic routines. What follows is a transcript of their conversation, edited and condensed for clarity: Maeve Higgins: People are ready to party, but if people are...
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