COVID-19

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CDC says people can 'mix and match' for COVID boosters

CDC says people can 'mix and match' for COVID boosters

Adults who are eligible for a booster can get any of the three coronavirus vaccines.

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COVID vaccine rollout for kids under 12: What to know

COVID vaccine rollout for kids under 12: What to know

Pending green lights from the FDA and CDC, children as young as 5 could get a shot as early as November.

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Don't wait to get your flu shot. Here's what to know about the season ahead

Don't wait to get your flu shot. Here's what to know about the season ahead

COVID-19 has raised questions about flu shot timing and its effectiveness. We'll explain.

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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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The best mesh routers

The best mesh routers

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

Fun around the flames: Best fire pits

Fun around the flames: Best fire pits

We tested popular fire pit models from Breeo, Solo Stove, BioLite and others.

Put your pantry odds and ends to work in new recipes

Put your pantry odds and ends to work in new recipes

From random items to missing ingredients, here's how to make the most of your inventory.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The facts of breakthrough infections
The facts of breakthrough infections

The facts of breakthrough infections

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My toddler got COVID-19
My toddler got COVID-19

My toddler got COVID-19

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CDC recs vaccine during pregnancy
CDC recs vaccine during pregnancy

CDC recs vaccine during pregnancy

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Track your child tax credit payments
Track your child tax credit payments

Track your child tax credit payments

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Must-haves for in-person learning
Must-haves for in-person learning

Must-haves for in-person learning

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Best face masks for 2021
Best face masks for 2021

Best face masks for 2021

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Best face masks for kids
Best face masks for kids

Best face masks for kids

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The best home COVID-19 tests
The best home COVID-19 tests

The best home COVID-19 tests

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Can you get COVID twice?
Can you get COVID twice?

Can you get COVID twice?

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Long COVID: How it's treated
Long COVID: How it's treated

Long COVID: How it's treated

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When you'll need your COVID-19 vaccine card
When you'll need your COVID-19 vaccine card

When you'll need your COVID-19 vaccine card

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CES 2022 to require proof of vaccine
CES 2022 to require proof of vaccine

CES 2022 to require proof of vaccine

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