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Your damp or sweaty mask still works fine
A study demonstrates that masks do their jobs, even in suboptimal conditions.
How to tell when the COVID pandemic is nearing its end
Three numbers for understanding other ways out of a pandemic.
You might not be ‘fully vaccinated’ soon
Plus: Boosting the world's supply of mRNA shots, an order for Pfizer's antiviral pill, and more.
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.
You can get a COVID booster shot. Here’s what else you need to know.
Many people in the United States are now eligible for a booster vaccine.
Can I offer you a nice meme in these trying times?
A new study found that COVID-related memes helped people cope with the stresses of living life during the pandemic.
Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year? Here’s the CDC’s advice.
Getting fully vaccinated is the safest thing you can do.
FDA expert panel recommends all J&J vaccine recipients get a booster
The one-shot vaccine might have always been meant to be a two-dose regimen.
Store shelves are empty again, and COVID is only part of the reason
Holiday shopping could be even more stressful this year.
Pfizer formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
Here’s everything you need to know this week.