The First Coronavirus Vaccine Tested in Humans Shows Early Promise

An experimental coronavirus vaccine made by the biotech company Moderna provoked a promising immune response against the virus and appeared safe in the first 45 people who received it, researchers reported on Tuesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. Moderna’s vaccine, developed by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was…

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Abraham Vega, 48, ‘Peacemaking’ Texas Sheriff, Dies

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Abraham Vega and Rachel Curry had first met at high school football games in Tahoka, Texas, when she was covering them as a photographer for the school newspaper and he was doing the same for…

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2 Stylists Had Coronavirus, but Wore Masks. 139 Clients Didn’t Fall Sick.

Vigilant mask wearing might have spared nearly 140 people from catching the coronavirus at a hair salon in Missouri, according to a report published on Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In May, the people interacted with two hair stylists with confirmed coronavirus infections, but none ended up showing symptoms of Covid-19.…

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Karla Welch Gets Personal For Second Collaboration With Dockers

Karla Welch is a force to be reckoned with. The veteran stylist is the mastermind behind looks for Tracee Ellis Ross, Megan Rapinoe, Anita Hill, and Justin Bieber and responsible for both outstanding red carpet moments as well as elevating the scumbro aesthetic. Her latest collaboration with Dockers, her second outing with the label, is…

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C.D.C. Employees Accuse Agency of ‘Toxic Culture of Racial Aggressions’

More than 1,000 employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have signed a letter calling for the agency to address “a pervasive and toxic culture of racial aggressions, bullying and marginalization” against Black employees. The letter, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times, was first reported by National Public…

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The Flu May Linger in the Air, Just Like the Coronavirus

The coronavirus is not the flu. But the two viruses have something crucial in common: Both have been described as spreading primarily through close contact with symptomatic people or the surfaces they’ve touched. Mounting evidence may be starting to turn the tide on that message. Last week, the World Health Organization modified its stance on…

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How to Make Your Own Printer’s Hat

The pressman’s hat, also known as the printer’s hat, was designed to protect its wearer from ink and grease splatters on the job — all of that 19th-century machinery could get messy — and was still commonly used until the 1990s. Today, the people who work at the The New York Times’s printing plant in…

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Baby Was Infected With Coronavirus in Womb, Study Reports

Researchers on Tuesday reported strong evidence that the coronavirus can be transmitted from a pregnant woman to a fetus. A baby born in a Paris hospital in March to a mother with Covid-19 tested positive for the virus and developed symptoms of inflammation in his brain, said Dr. Daniele De Luca, who led the research…

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Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93

Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, an elegant society figure in Rio de Janeiro who gained a measure of international celebrity in the 1950s and ’60s before transforming herself into a princess by marrying into Brazil’s royal family, died on June 27 in Rio. She was 93. Her stepson Dom João Henrique Orleans e Bragança said…

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Disabled Do-It-Yourselfers Lead Way to Technology Gains

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. Share your stories or email us at ada@nytimes.com. Listen to This Article Computer-generated audio recording Technology is changing the ways that disabled people interact with the world; perhaps more important, it’s also shifting…

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