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Should my child get a coronavirus vaccine? Is it safe? Here’s what you should know.

Millions of children are eligible for a coronavirus vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children get inoculated to prevent covid-19, which has killed an estimated 300 to 600 kids in the United States.
  • Jun 11, 2021

Masks have stopped disease spread for centuries. Here’s why they may catch on in the U.S.

Many health experts say they hope people will continue to wear masks after the coronavirus pandemic, at least in certain situations. Here's why.
  • Jun 3, 2021

What immunosuppressed patients should know about the coronavirus vaccines

Medical experts say the coronavirus vaccines may not be as effective for immunocompromised patients, but that's not a reason to forgo the shots.
  • May 19, 2021

Are they experimental? Can they alter DNA? Experts tackle lingering coronavirus vaccine fears.

Misinformation about coronavirus vaccines' development and safety has continued to undermine trust in science and generate skepticism about the three authorized shots, experts say.
  • May 14, 2021

South Carolina may bring back electric chair, once used to execute a 14-year-old boy later exonerated

George Stinney Jr. was put to death in 1944 at age 14, and exonerated in 2014 of killing two young White girls. South Carolina used electrocution then, and is considering bringing it back.
  • May 8, 2021

Here’s what to do if you get covid-19 between vaccine doses

Health experts say people who contract covid-19 between the two doses of the mRNA vaccines should still get the second shot but may need to delay it.
  • Apr 30, 2021

Why you shouldn’t skip your second dose of the coronavirus vaccine

Health experts say the second dose of the mRNA coronavirus vaccines are vital in achieving the strongest and longest-lasting immunity against covid-19.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine technology is paving the way for a whole new approach to flu shots

Messenger RNA influenza vaccines could be more effective than traditional flu shots and protect against numerous strains for years at time, researchers say.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Cleaning with regular soap and water is often good enough to fight covid-19

This will remove most virus particles, according to the CDC. Disinfecting sprays and wipes are needed only when someone who has covid-19 has recently been in the home.
  • Apr 13, 2021

¿Cuánto tiempo te protegerán las vacunas contra el coronavirus? Especialistas opinan.

Al igual que la mayoría de los aspectos del COVID-19, la respuesta a cuánto dura la inmunidad de las vacunas no es del todo clara.
  • Apr 1, 2021