CORONAVIRUS
Even Doctors Won’t Take Putin’s Vax as COVID Rages in Russia
FOOL ME ONCE
ANNA NEMTSOVA
Mom of 4 Died of COVID. Her Family Still Refuses Vaccines.
‘WORN DOWN FROM LIFE’
JUSTIN ROHRLICH
The Only Way to Resolve the Wuhan ‘Lab Leak’ Controversy
INTRIGUE AND INNUENDO
PETER J. HOTEZ
The Unique Terror of Being a COVID Scientist After Jan. 6
THE NEXT WAR
It’s no coincidence that one of the first guilty pleas in connection with the Capitol riot was of an anti-vaxxer.
PETER J. HOTEZ
The Spectacular Failure of the MyPillow Guy’s Mask Operation
MYFAILURE
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell decided to retrofit his factories to make masks instead at the start of the pandemic. Now, after losing millions, he hates masks and wants to burn them.
ROGER SOLLENBERGER
The Wild, Motley Crew Running Spain Into COVID Disinfo Hell
‘I’LL BELIEVE ANYTHING’
A dark and damaging stream of targeted COVID disinformation is sweeping Spain and Latin America—and the eclectic mix of groups behind the campaign show no signs of slowing down.
DARREN LOUCAIDES
Rumors of U.S. Secretly Harboring Top China Official Swirl
RUMOR HAS IT
Reports that a top Chinese official defected to the U.S. have swept Chinese-language media this week. The alleged reason? Sharing sensitive information about COVID-19 origins.
SPYTALK,
JEFF STEIN,
MATTHEW BRAZIL
Is a Deadly Surge of the Delta Variant Headed for the U.S.?
NEW ENEMY
The variant first identified in India is now surging in the U.K.—but experts told The Daily Beast the vaccines are a powerful tool for stopping its spread in the United States.
JUSTIN ROHRLICH
Millions More Will Die of COVID-19 Before It’s Over
HALFWAY THROUGH?
For people in vaccinated countries, it feels like the COVID-19 pandemic is almost over—but if the virus continues to spread elsewhere, millions more people will die.
DAVID AXE
‘Ghost Gun’ Firm Got $400K Gov’t Bailout—Amid Federal Probe
EXCLUSIVE
CHEAP SHOT
A company like Polymer80 might not seem like the type to ask for government assistance. But even stranger was what it put on its PPP loan application.
JUSTIN ROHRLICH
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