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The deadly combination behind the surge of ‘superbug’ fungus outbreaks
What to do with your old cloth masks
Why healthy, vaccinated people should still care about Omicron
Inside the lab using bones to study COVID and hearing loss
What the Supreme Court’s decision on vaccine mandates means for Americans
Some people still can’t smell or taste a year after COVID
Tonga is fighting multiple disasters after a historic volcanic explosion
Here’s what the CDC is now saying about masks and respirators
What does it mean for Omicron to peak?
No, smoking weed will not protect you against COVID-19
The ultimate guide to reusing and buying N95 masks
This Roundup ingredient is riddled with controversy—here’s why
The ‘Deltacron’ COVID variant almost certainly doesn’t exist
Razer Zephyr review: A mask out of time
Why at-home antigen tests might be missing early cases of Omicron
Hearing people talk about ‘flurona?’ Here’s the deal.
The FDA just announced new booster guidelines for kids ages 12 to 15
Here’s more evidence that vaccines help against Omicron
How does BMI change your COVID-19 risk? The answer reveals how little we know about body fat and health.
This pseudoscience movement wants to wipe germs from existence
Why it’s so hard to make quick, accurate estimates on new COVID variants
What to do if you test positive for COVID, were exposed, or have symptoms
Omicron isn’t overtaking Delta as quickly as the CDC thought—and that’s bad news
Can ‘recharge rooms’ help frontline workers avoid pandemic burnout?
Why the CDC just shortened COVID quarantines to 5 days for asymptomatic cases
New study finds booster protection against Omicron drops at 10 weeks
What the Omicron surge means for your holiday travel
Which at-home COVID-19 test should you buy?
It’s too early to dismiss Omicron as a mild COVID variant
Why the CDC now recommends mRNA COVID vaccines over J&J’s
A North Carolina town struggles under the toxic shadow of the company that built it
The CDC is urging pregnant people to get COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s how we know it’s safe.
This new COVID vaccine uses plants as factories for viral proteins
Researchers are racing to figure out if Omicron can beat our vaccines
COVID-19 can attack fat cells, but it’s still not clear what that means
Your damp or sweaty mask still works fine
Omicron may not be more dangerous than other variants, early hospital report suggests
These urologists are setting the record straight about penises and COVID
Flight bans won’t stop Omicron
New information may explain why the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine caused blood clots
The Omicron variant is officially in the US
Omicron isn’t going away. Here’s how to protect yourself from the latest COVID variant.
5 ways to keep your glasses from fogging up with a mask
Death ‘by planet’ was surprisingly common in the 1600s
You can get a COVID booster shot. Here’s what else you need to know.
Which COVID-19 booster should I get?
How much does vitamin D protect us from diseases like COVID?
How to tell when the COVID pandemic is nearing its end
You might not be ‘fully vaccinated’ soon
When to get your kids vaccinated in time for the holidays
There’s a second case of monkeypox in the US this year—but don’t freak out
For the second time ever, someone was spontaneously cured of HIV
The animal kingdom is full of coronaviruses. Here’s what that means for COVID’s future.
23andMe can now test for BRCA mutations. Here’s what you need to know.
How to talk with your kids about the COVID vaccine
Some people have a gene that could make COVID far more deadly
Humans created an extra 8 million tons of plastic waste during the pandemic
As more people work from home, internet speed requirements have become a critical issue
Prostate exams can be lifesaving, so why are patients hesitant
How dangerous is myocarditis? The truth about the scary-sounding condition.
HPV vaccination in the UK has prevented thousands of cases of cervical cancer
Wild deer are giving each other COVID—a lot
There’s a new Delta variant. Here’s why you shouldn’t panic.