People who are immunocompromised continue to worry about COVID. A raft of products promise protection. Is there any evidence they can protect from infection or lessen severity of disease?
The new mask policy will apply to employees in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Texas and Utah. Employees in California and Oregon can choose to wear a company-provided N95 mask.
The official emergency is over but COVID is still here. And that means ... lots of questions. We asked our readers what's on their mind and then called on experts for advice.
With the WHO and CDC lifting the COVID-19 pandemic "emergency," we asked readers what was on their minds at this inflection point. Their reflections run the gamut, and also reveal some clear themes.
Now that official COVID emergency declarations have ended, how should people evaluate their risk of SARS-CoV-2? That's the subject of our frequently asked questions offering.
You'll see testing in some airports these days — it's just like we're going back in time! And speaking of looking back, the things that protected fliers from COVID then are still a good idea.
RSV and the flu appear to be receding in the U.S., but COVID is on the rise, new data suggests, driven by holiday gatherings and an even more transmissible omicron subvariant that has become dominant.
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.
Doctors and health researchers are looking to testing rates, case rates – and intuition – to determine when they'll feel comfortable mingling maskless indoors.
The federal health agency released new guidance for when Americans need to mask up indoors, saying about 70% of the population lives in a place where it's safe to go mask free.
The state's plan sets specific goals, such as stockpiling masks, providing wide-scale daily vaccinations and tests and adding 3,000 medical workers within three weeks in surge areas.
It is not yet clear what type of masks will be distributed. Standard masks do not always fit small faces well.
Plus: Do kids really need masks if they've been vaccinated and had COVID? And what kind of masks should kids wear?
The Children's Museum of Denver said that "regrettably, some guests who object to the Museum's mask policy have been inappropriately directing their anger toward our staff."
An inaccurate verb choice made the reporting unclear