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A judge threw out the US travel mask mandate. What’s next?
The CDC recommends you wear masks on flights, even though it's no longer required.
Best N95 and other high-filtration masks of 2022
The key to finding the best N95 masks lies in getting the right fit and near-perfect seal. These are our favorite filtering facewear.
Young kids should also wear better masks to protect against COVID. Here’s what to consider.
Little ones also need some extra protection.
The CDC is relaxing indoor mask guidelines and shaking up how it measures COVID risk
Where do you fall on the risk map now?
Here’s what the CDC is now saying about masks and respirators
The agency doesn't tell people to stop using cloth coverings, but its updated guidelines do put more oomph behind well-fitted N95 and KN95 masks.
The ultimate guide to reusing and buying N95 masks
Everything you need to know—well, at least until the next game-changing variant.
Your damp or sweaty mask still works fine
A study demonstrates that masks do their jobs, even in suboptimal conditions.
Humans created an extra 8 million tons of plastic waste during the pandemic
Medical waste, PPE, and online shopping are driving a surge in ocean pollution.
How long will we keep wearing masks?
Simple face coverings saved many lives this past year. They might be here to stay.
How you and your family can cope with post-COVID anxiety
Overcoming anxiety can be hard, regardless of age.