It's a common dilemma in this summer of surging travel and surging COVID. If one member of a vacation party comes down with the virus, what steps can be taken to reduce the risk to others?
Nearly 5,000 NPR readers told us how they dealt with COVID on a trip. Did they respect the CDC guidance to wait 10 days before flying? Or did they travel anyway? What lessons do they have to share?
As summer travel surges, so does COVID. Experts share advice on how to prepare ahead of time in case you are infected on a vacation or visit — and what to do if you get that dreaded positive test.
"Ventilation is the way forward," says infectious disease doctor Abraar Karan of Stanford. Here's how to get better air flow at home, in schools and offices — even in gyms — to stave off COVID.
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ended the COVID-19 testing rule for air passengers traveling to the U.S. from abroad. Should you still take a COVID test anyway?
People who catch COVID may feel as if they won't get it again, at least not for a long time. Their immune system should be primed to fight it off in the future. Right? Well, let's see.
The antiviral drug is prescribed to those at risk of severe disease. It's been credited with reducing hospitalizations. But then there's the "Paxlovid rebound."
Whether it's a wedding, graduation or meeting, indoor events can spread the virus. Here's a complete guide: what to ponder before going, how to cut risks while there, what to do if cases crop up.
With COVID case counts falling and rising, testing is critical. But how many days after exposure should I test? And if I have symptoms but test negative, might the test not be accurate?
Cases are surging in some regions but dropping in many places. If you're in the latter situation, is it OK to go back to living as you did pre-pandemic? Print our handy zine with advice from experts.
Two years ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic. Now there's talk that we may be approaching a new stage for SARS-CoV-2. Let's unpack the word "endemic."
Even as the CDC endorses the end of mask mandates in many areas, some folks still want to wear a mask in public places to reduce the risk of a coronavirus infection. Here's a guide to one-way masking.
Say you're in your 50s. Maybe you're thinking, it's a good idea to catch SARS-CoV-2 now before you hit your 60s and would be at higher risk of severe illness? Or is that a very bad idea?