COVID-19

News, advice and tools for staying healthy and engaged.

What breakthrough infections mean for the fully vaccinated

What breakthrough infections mean for the fully vaccinated

Such cases will continue to rise as variants spread. But experts say that's not a reason to question vaccines.

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US to keep current travel restrictions amid concerns over delta variant

US to keep current travel restrictions amid concerns over delta variant

The decision comes just a week after Canada announced a plan to open its US border.

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Pfizer, Moderna expanding vaccine studies in kids 5 to 11, report says

Pfizer, Moderna expanding vaccine studies in kids 5 to 11, report says

The studies aim to spot rare side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine in younger recipients.

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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 meal kit delivery services

The best meal kit delivery services

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

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 a group of popular fire pit models from Breeo, Solo Stove, BioLite, Tiki and others.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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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Vaccine side effects: What to expect
Vaccine side effects: What to expect

Vaccine side effects: What to expect

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New lambda variant: What you should know
New lambda variant: What you should know

New lambda variant: What you should know

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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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IRS child tax credit portals open
IRS child tax credit portals open

IRS child tax credit portals open

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Traveling to Europe this summer
Traveling to Europe this summer

Traveling to Europe this summer

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How to protect yourself against variants
How to protect yourself against variants

How to protect yourself against variants

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Where vaccine passports could be required
Where vaccine passports could be required

Where vaccine passports could be required

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Get paid back if you get charged for vaccine
Get paid back if you get charged for vaccine

Get paid back if you get charged for vaccine

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How COVID-19 changed our mental health
How COVID-19 changed our mental health

How COVID-19 changed our mental health

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How to recover from a year of virtual school
How to recover from a year of virtual school

How to recover from a year of virtual school

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