COVID-19

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Vaccine is tough to find unless you're an internet genius with broadband

Vaccine is tough to find unless you're an internet genius with broadband

For many seniors and people of color, technology is a barrier to getting the vaccine.

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When it's internet or food, broadband policies aren't working

When it's internet or food, broadband policies aren't working

Even in wealthy countries, families are forced to make compromises to ensure their children have the required internet connection for remote learning.

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Third stimulus check: How much money could you get? It may now change

Third stimulus check: How much money could you get? It may now change

With the third stimulus check sitting at $1,400 per person, how much could you qualify for? Our calculator will throw out an answer for you, based on new Senate numbers.

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Tools to Help

The best gear for online meetings

The best gear for online meetings

Zoom call for work? Cocktail hour on FaceTime? This gear will enhance all your video chats.

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How to use Zoom like a pro

How to use Zoom like a pro

Here's how to change your background and audio and video settings, and how to create breakout rooms.

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Our favorite gear for remote learning

Our favorite gear for remote learning

Millions of students are learning from home. Here's the gear that can help them succeed.

The best mesh routers

The best mesh routers

A good mesh router will spread a fast, reliable internet connection throughout your home.

The best meal kit delivery services

The best meal kit delivery services

Need ready-to-cook meals delivered to your door? These services are for you.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

N95, KN95 and KF94 masks: The differences
N95, KN95 and KF94 masks: The differences

N95, KN95 and KF94 masks: The differences

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Why we should double mask
Why we should double mask

Why we should double mask

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The pandemic explained, one year later
The pandemic explained, one year later

The pandemic explained, one year later

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Variants got you worried? What we know
Variants got you worried? What we know

Variants got you worried? What we know

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Hunt for COVID-19's origin is a mess
Hunt for COVID-19's origin is a mess

Hunt for COVID-19's origin is a mess

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$7,000 reimbursement for COVID-19 funerals
$7,000 reimbursement for COVID-19 funerals

$7,000 reimbursement for COVID-19 funerals

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COVID-19 immunity: How long it lasts
COVID-19 immunity: How long it lasts

COVID-19 immunity: How long it lasts

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How to survive pandemic unemployment
How to survive pandemic unemployment

How to survive pandemic unemployment

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How to track vaccine doses in your state
How to track vaccine doses in your state

How to track vaccine doses in your state

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COVID-19 vaccines are safe. Here's why
COVID-19 vaccines are safe. Here's why

COVID-19 vaccines are safe. Here's why

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Flu or COVID-19? How to tell the difference
Flu or COVID-19? How to tell the difference

Flu or COVID-19? How to tell the difference

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How COVID-19 infected the world with lies
How COVID-19 infected the world with lies

How COVID-19 infected the world with lies

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