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Why the CDC just shortened COVID quarantines to 5 days for asymptomatic cases
Why the CDC now recommends mRNA COVID vaccines over J&J’s
There’s a second case of monkeypox in the US this year—but don’t freak out
How do you track a salmonella outbreak? A data journalist followed the DNA trail to slaughterhouses.
You can get a COVID booster shot. Here’s what else you need to know.
Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year? Here’s the CDC’s advice.
The COVID-19 death toll just surpassed another historic American milestone
The US has had more than 40 million COVID cases since the pandemic began
Seriously, do not take ivermectin to treat COVID
Will Pfizer’s FDA approval spell an uptick in COVID vaccination?
COVID booster shots will be available to all Americans this fall
People who had COVID should still get vaccinated, according to the CDC
Kids make up 19 percent of new US COVID-19 cases now
The COVID-19 Delta variant is more contagious than we feared
What the CDC’s new mask guidance means for you
CDC: Vaccinated people in two-thirds of the US should mask up
The pandemic drove overdose deaths to a record high, but telemedicine may curb the trend
Under-vaccinated hotspots fuel 60 percent increase in US COVID-19 cases
What you need to know about heart inflammation and COVID-19 vaccines
How should parents with unvaccinated kids handle the CDC’s new mask guidelines?
The US will send 20 million COVID-19 vaccines to countries in need
Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks—but there’s a catch
The WHO approved China’s easy-storage Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine
Should vaccinated people still get COVID tests?
UK doctors will re-expose COVID-19 survivors to study how long immunity lasts
The pause on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine doesn’t mean it’s not safe
Fully vaccinated people can safely travel, the CDC says
COVID-19 was the third leading killer in the US for 2020
Access to at-home COVID-19 tests will soon become way easier
You’re vaccinated. Now what?
Masks, well-ventilated classrooms, and other precautions are key to reopening schools
A novel drug to prevent Lyme disease is now being tested in humans
Americans spend millions of dollars on rabies treatments each year. They don’t have to.
COVID-19 is shortening US life expectancy—especially for people of color
The CDC says COVID-19 is no match for two masks
The US finally has a national mask mandate
We may have grossly underestimated COVID-19 infection rates
The US is averaging more than 250,000 COVID-19 cases a day
How to guarantee a safe, COVID-19-free holiday
The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on drug overdoses
With two COVID-19 vaccines available, the CDC updates its guidance on who gets them first
See how COVID-19 vaccines will get to your neighborhood
100 days of wearing masks could make an enormous difference in the pandemic
The CDC says a shorter COVID quarantine is better than none
How well a mask works depends on how well it fits
The CDC says not to travel on Thanksgiving
A step-by-step guide to grocery shopping during a pandemic
Masks protect the wearer from COVID-19, too
Across the US, COVID-19 slams rural towns, suburbs, and cities alike
The US hit 120,000 new COVID cases on Thursday, breaking records for the second day in a row
Meet the illustrator who painted COVID-19′s infamous portrait
Everything you need to know about deadly listeria outbreaks
The current state of the pandemic in five graphs
2020 is shaping up to be America’s deadliest year in recent memory
Meet the disease detectives fighting to understand COVID-19
COVID-19 cases are on the rise yet again
Tracking down ‘patient zero’ is a crucial piece of the pandemic puzzle
President Trump wants to hold rallies this weekend. Could he spread COVID-19?
We already know how to keep the next pandemic from catching us off guard
Here’s what Donald Trump should know about recovering from COVID-19
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One-third of US parents say they won’t get their kids the flu vaccine
The CDC thinks 90 percent of the US could still catch COVID-19
The CDC finally acknowledged that COVID-19 is airborne—and then took it back