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.
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?
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."
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.
Plus: Do kids really need masks if they've been vaccinated and had COVID? And what kind of masks should kids wear?
Scientists are beginning to come up with answers to the question of how long antibodies from an infection can protect you — and what they'll protect you from.
Plus: Is it safe to go to a holiday party if not everyone is vaccinated? And are people getting different side effects from the COVID booster?
One of the surprising aspects of the pandemic is that symptoms can linger months after infection. This syndrome has been called "long COVID," and it's had a profound impact on many people's lives.
In the vaccine era, people are wondering if it's (relatively) safe to resume hugs, exchange handshakes, kiss on the cheek or air-kiss.
Thousands of NPR readers shared what they'd say if someone asked them why they are wearing a mask. Here's a selection of their responses.
Should you quarantine? Get tested? Mask up? Insist on masks for others? There are many tricky situations to navigate in our delta variant, semi-vaccinated world. Here's advice from experts.
A World Health Organization representative just advised wearing masks after vaccination. The CDC has a different perspective. We asked public health specialists to weigh in.