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Coronavirus Crisis

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

Coronavirus & KidsSEE ALL

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

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14d ago

Worried about long COVID? These are the most common symptoms

After years of research and dozens of studies, here's what we know about long COVID.
14d ago

Scientists are narrowing in on why some people keep avoiding COVID-19

Beyond behavior, a person’s genetics, T-cells and the effects of inflammatory conditions like allergies could influence their risk — but only to a point.
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Test swab Covid
18d ago

President Biden tests positive for COVID-19

The White House announced Thursday that Biden, 79, has been experiencing "mild symptoms" since testing positive.
President Joe Biden
President Joe Biden
19d ago

What it’s like to live with long COVID: ‘I couldn’t walk without looking drunk’

“The exhaustion kept growing and growing,” one woman with long COVID said.
Afternoon nap
Afternoon nap
20d ago

CDC advisory panel votes to recommend the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

A green light from the CDC will pave the way for 3.2 million doses of the Novavax vaccine to be distributed in the United States.
The Novavax Covid-19 vaccine
The Novavax Covid-19 vaccine
20d ago

Doctors detail the toll of long COVID in congressional testimony: ‘Patients keep coming’

Even those who had COVID and fully recovered are not safe from disabling long term symptoms, a patient advocate testified.
Disposable face mask on floor
Disposable face mask on floor
24d ago

COVID-19 vaccines impact some people's periods temporarily, study confirms

Researchers say that informing people their periods can be impacted "is incredibly important to make sure people are prepared and not surprised."
24d ago

As BA.5 spreads, how many times can you get reinfected with COVID-19?

Experts explain why reinfections happen and what you can do to prevent them.
26d ago

FDA authorizes Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax’s vaccine uses an older technology found in other widely used shots, offering people an alternative to the mRNA-based Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Coronavirus - Start Novavax vaccinations
Coronavirus - Start Novavax vaccinations
39d ago

Is it COVID-19, allergies or just a cold? Here's how to tell the difference

The symptoms to watch out for — and when to take a test.
51d ago

CDC panel unanimously endorses COVID vaccines for littlest kids

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky’s final approval, which could come within hours, will be a milestone in the U.S. vaccination campaign.