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Why the CDC just shortened COVID quarantines to 5 days for asymptomatic cases
New study finds booster protection against Omicron drops at 10 weeks
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It’s too early to dismiss Omicron as a mild COVID variant
Why the CDC now recommends mRNA COVID vaccines over J&J’s
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
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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
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Omicron isn’t going away. Here’s how to protect yourself from the latest COVID variant.
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Which COVID-19 booster should I get?
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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
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
How dangerous is myocarditis? The truth about the scary-sounding condition.
Wild deer are giving each other COVID—a lot
There’s a new Delta variant. Here’s why you shouldn’t panic.
Why are kids’ immune systems different from adults’?
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Mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines could provide superior immunity
The FDA just authorized boosters for Moderna and J&J—here’s what you need to know
Are US booster shots sapping the world’s vaccine supply?
Zoo animals are getting COVID vaccines made specially for them
Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year? Here’s the CDC’s advice.
Millions of people are vaccinated—less than 8,000 of them have died from the virus
What the COVID-19 vaccine booster data still can’t tell us
FDA expert panel recommends all J&J vaccine recipients get a booster
The FDA advisory panel recommends Moderna boosters for certain at-risk groups
Mixing boosters, tuberculosis rising, and other COVID news you missed this week
Store shelves are empty again, and COVID is only part of the reason
How to make face masks for kids and adults—no sewing machine required
Outdoor heaters, video chat, and other hacks for surviving winter with COVID-19
Pfizer formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
What can viral load really tell us about infectiousness?
E. coli isn’t always bad—it’s actually an unlikely research hero
YouTube is blocking big anti-vax accounts, and other COVID news you missed
No diet and exercise regimen can make you immune to COVID-19
If you’re unsure about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, read this
Everything you need to know about COVID booster shots
Which COVID-19 vaccine is the best?
The CDC recommends booster shots for healthcare workers and other at-risk groups
CDC panel gives a thumbs-up to Pfizer boosters, but not for everyone