Soumya Karlamangla

health reporter at the Los Angeles Times

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With Joe Biden, the White House gets its first-ever presidential pet from a shelter. Major is the Biden family’s German Shepherd rescue.

Joe Biden’s German Shepherd will be first shelter dog in the White House

With Joe Biden, the White House gets its first-ever presidential pet from a shelter. Major is the Biden family’s German Shepherd rescue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One of the nation’s worst COVID outbreaks is in LA County, where the positivity rate over the last week is nearing 20%.

‘Outbreak didn't even bring these businesses into full compliance.’ How COVID spreads at LA workplaces

One of the nation’s worst COVID outbreaks is in LA County, where the positivity rate over the last week is nearing 20%.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Barbara Ferrer, director of LA County’s Department of Public Health, fought back tears at Wednesday’s coronavirus briefing.

COVID vaccine is coming soon. A look at California’s rollout plan

Barbara Ferrer, director of LA County’s Department of Public Health, fought back tears at Wednesday’s coronavirus briefing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

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Dodger Stadium went from the world’s largest COVID-19 testing site to the country’s largest vaccination site. It has the capacity to give shots to 12,000 patients per day.

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With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

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George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.

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In his inaugural address today, President Joe Biden emphasized unifying this country and ending what he called an uncivil war: “We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,…

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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