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When Should You Use Home COVID-19 Tests? Here’s What the Experts Say

Carlos del Rio does not mess around when it comes to the health of his 87-year-old mother. Even when he doesn’t feel sick, a day before he plans to visit her, the professor of infectious disease at Em..


What to Know About Monoclonal Antibodies as COVID-19 Treatments

COVID-19 is once again surging throughout the U.S., but deaths from the disease don’t seem to be following suit. That’s partly because many people have some level of immunity from vaccination or previ..


1 in 5 U.S. Adults Who Got COVID-19 Now Have Long COVID, Data Find

About 7.5% of U.S. adults—roughly 20 million people—are currently living with Long COVID symptoms, according to new federal data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

That finding, d..


A Parent’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids

All children 6 months and older are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reviewed..


My Toddlers Already Had COVID-19. I’m Still Getting Them Vaccinated Right Away

Six months ago, in the hustle and bustle of Christmas activities, I quickly swabbed my girls’ noses (and my own) for COVID-19. They are 3 years old and 1.5 years old. No one had symptoms, but we were ..


CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Saturday recommended COVID-19 vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers — the last group without the shots.

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and P..


FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Vaccines for Infants and Preschoolers

U.S. regulators on Friday authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers, paving the way for vaccinations to begin next week.

The Food and Drug Administration’s action follows its a..


Forget Physique. Mental Health Is the Newest, Hottest Fitness Goal

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen burnout and fatigue, many people are eager to take a deep breath and find a more balanced approach to life—at home, at the office, and at the gym.

There a..


COVID-19 Deaths Rise, Reversing a 5-Week Decline, WHO Says

GENEVA — After five weeks of declining coronavirus deaths, the number of fatalities reported globally increased by 4% last week, according to the World Health Organization.

In its weekly assessment o..


Monkeypox Testing Shows the U.S. Learned Little from the COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. testing for monkeypox is insufficient to determine how widespread the virus is and where new cases are cropping up, according to infectious disease experts and advocates concerned about a sluggis..