Wearing a cloth mask is better than not wearing a mask at all, but if you can upgrade — or layer cloth with surgical — now is the time
While 90% of adults say that talking to their loved ones about their end-of-life wishes is important, only 27% have actually had these conversations
Learn the basics about at-home Covid-19 test kits and the role they play in helping slow the spread of the coronavirus
Sequencing the genome of a virus gives researchers information on how mutations can affect its transmissibility and virulence.
How Can Scientists Update Coronavirus Vaccines for Omicron? A Microbiologist Answers 5 Questions About How Moderna and Pfizer Could Rapidly Adjust mRNA Vaccines
If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is different enough from the original variant, it’s possible that existing vaccines won’t be as effective as they have been
With Covid-19 with us for the foreseeable future, it has become increasingly clear that educators need to develop a new definition of safer sex
Grocery Workers Suffer the Mental Health Effects of Customer Hostility and Lack of Safety in Their Workplace
Shoppers have become increasingly rude, to the point that interactions with customers are now often contentious and occasionally violent
I’m an Infectious Disease Doctor. Yes, I’m Vaccinating Our 5-Year-Old Against Covid-19. Here Is Why You Should Too.
The risk of children getting very sick or dying with Covid-19 is low, but the relative risk of severe outcomes and death that kids face when they acquire Covid-19 is extremely high
All COVID-19 tests start with a sample, but the scientific process goes very differently after that
Pandemic viruses may gradually settle into a relatively stable rate of occurrence, maintaining a constant pool of infected hosts capable of spreading the virus to others