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Coronavirus Crisis

News, tips and advice about the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on daily life.

COVID-19 is threatening another school year. This is how the crisis is hitting home for families.
93d ago

President Biden gets updated COVID-19 booster shot, promotes vaccine

“Get vaccinated,” he said, noting that it’s free. “Not enough people are getting it.”
President Joe Biden receives a dose of vaccine against coronavirus
President Joe Biden receives a dose of vaccine against coronavirus
99d ago

Lindsay Czarniak: How I'm trying to regain my sense of smell 2 years after COVID

In a personal essay, the sports anchor and wife to TODAY’s Craig Melvin opens up about life as a COVID long-hauler.
102d ago

When is the best time to get your flu shot? 2022-23 flu season explained

Flu is already on the rise in the U.S. and experts are warning about a potentially tough 2022-23 season. Here's when to get your flu vaccine to help you stay safe.
Doctor giving first aid bandage after vaccination to senior woman.
Doctor giving first aid bandage after vaccination to senior woman.
107d ago

Is it COVID-19, the flu or just a cold? A quiz to help tell the difference

The symptoms to watch out for — and when to take a test.
121d ago

Pandemic may have made young adults more neurotic and less agreeable, study finds

The pandemic may have altered adults’ personalities over time, according to new survey results.
2021 Lollapalooza - Day 3
2021 Lollapalooza - Day 3
126d ago

As temperatures cool off, 5 mistakes to avoid when storing at-home COVID tests

Temperature changes — including extreme heat and cold — may affect results.
COVID-19 Test Kits
COVID-19 Test Kits
140d ago

The little-known condition that turned this TV reporter's life upside down

I was young and healthy, and then one day I could barely get out of bed.
147d ago

How, where and when to get updated COVID booster shots

The CDC recommended updated boosters, which target the original virus as well as the omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants, for adults and teens on Thursday.
A Clinic Administers Fourth Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine Booster
A Clinic Administers Fourth Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine Booster
149d ago

FDA authorizes Pfizer’s and Moderna’s updated COVID booster shots

The shots target the BA.5 omicron subvariant. The CDC still needs to sign off before shots can be administered.
Image: Pfizer Covid-19 booster
Image: Pfizer Covid-19 booster
151d ago

Biden administration to stop sending free at-home COVID tests Friday

Without congressional funding for more kits, the government needs to conserve its stockpile in case of a fall surge of disease, the White House said.
Free iHealth COVID-19 antigen rapid tests from the federal government sit on a U.S. Postal Service envelope after being delivered on Feb. 4, 2022, in San Anselmo, Calif.
Free iHealth COVID-19 antigen rapid tests from the federal government sit on a U.S. Postal Service envelope after being delivered on Feb. 4, 2022, in San Anselmo, Calif.
154d ago

Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech alleging patent infringement over Covid vaccine

“We believe that Pfizer and BioNTech unlawfully copied Moderna’s inventions, and they have continued to use them without permission,” Moderna’s chief legal officer said.
Healthcare Workers Administer Covid-19 Vaccines At American Museum of Natural History
Healthcare Workers Administer Covid-19 Vaccines At American Museum of Natural History