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Covid-19 in Atlanta schools

The delta variant changed everything for schoolchildren

Like a perfect storm, the onslaught of the more transmissible delta variant coincided with the start of school, and now, rates of new Covid infections are rising faster among school-aged children than among adults.
What we saw at Dragon Con 2021

What we saw at Dragon Con 2021: Smaller crowds and so many Loki variants

Dragon Con 2021 was smaller and masked-up, but still the same celebration of all things geek that we know and love. Here are the trends, events, and new additions we noticed while attending this year's convention.
Atlanta Opera

Atlanta Opera’s Tomer Zvulun proves he literally thinks outside the box

The Atlanta Opera gained national attention when it purchased a circus tent and became the only major opera company in North America to stage live productions during the pandemic shutdown of 2020. Now, a look at the "transition year" ahead.
Alliance Theatre

The curtain rises on an anxious, yet hopeful arts season in Atlanta

Will artsgoers—who have been through an awful lot since March 2020—venture out again? Leaders of Atlanta’s creative community hope so, but no one sounds sure.

Canceling Atlanta Pride festival is “ultimately a public health decision,” says executive director

On Wednesday, the Atlanta Pride Committee took to social media to announce, due to surging Covid-19 case rates, it would cancel its large, in-person events scheduled for October 9 and 10, including the festival in Piedmont Park and its popular parade, for the second year in a row.
Pandemic pet adoptions

Pandemic pets and the humans who love them

Sheltering in place can get lonely. Atlantans fostered pets in record numbers last year, and we adopted dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, and all sorts of creatures to keep us company. It was the start of many beautiful relationships.
Why do cats love Zoom?

Why do cats adore Zoom?

A dog lover struggles to understand felines’ attachment to teleconferencing.
Dragon Con 2021 Covid-19 guidelines released

Dragon Con announces its 2021 Covid-19 guidelines: Vaccine or negative test and masks required, no public parade spectators

Dragon Con announced it will require all guests of the Labor Day weekend to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or show a negative test result. It is also requiring masks in all indoor spaces and will reduce attendance to half of 2019's turnout.
Atlanta physicians tell us how healthcare will (or should) change after the pandemic

Atlanta physicians tell us how healthcare will (or should) change after the pandemic

Every specialty has been affected by Covid-19. We talked with six of our Top Doctors about how the healthcare system should or will change as the world starts back up.
Northside Hospital orthopedic surgeon Kellie Middleton

Orthopedic surgeon Kellie Middleton, MD/MPH, on balancing care for individuals and the community

"As an MD, my objective is to take care of each patient individually and cater to their needs. With my MPH, however, I see the community as my patient."

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