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What you need to know about the highly contagious delta variant

The variant first identified in India last year is now dominant in the United States.
  • Jul 28, 2021

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

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.
  • Jul 23, 2021

Wildfire smoke can drift across the country. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Raging wildfires in the West are affecting air quality across the United States. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.
  • Jul 23, 2021

Driven by covid deaths, U.S. life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020

The decline, which is the largest seen in a single year since World War II, reflects the pandemic’s sustained toll on Americans, particularly the disproportionate impact of covid-19 on communities of color.
  • Jul 21, 2021

Your coronavirus questions, answered: Vaccines and menstrual issues?

No hard evidence exists that the shots can lead to menstrual cycle irregularities.
  • Jul 20, 2021

English cave may have ties to king-turned-saint and Viking invasion, archaeologists say

Archaeologists have discovered that the Anchor Church Caves may be one of the oldest intact domestic dwellings in Britain.
  • Jul 17, 2021

Coronavirus questions answered: For the vaccinated, would exposure to covid-19 act as booster and strengthen their immunity?

Yes, this should occur, an infectious-diseases expert says. But that doesn’t mean you should be careless or knowingly expose yourself to the virus, she adds.
  • Jul 6, 2021

Your covid questions, answered: Can the coronavirus hibernate in your body, reemerge years later?

There is currently no evidence to suggest the disease could resurface and make a person sick again or lead to other conditions in the future, but it is an active area of research.
  • Jun 29, 2021

Millions of workers are quitting their jobs during the pandemic. Meet six who made a big change.

During the pandemic, people have been changing career paths, launching their own businesses, quitting without set plans or leaving the workforce altogether.
  • Jun 17, 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