COVID-19

News, advice and tools for staying healthy and engaged.

America's V-shaped vs. K-shaped economic recovery: What does it mean?

America's V-shaped vs. K-shaped economic recovery: What does it mean?

Economists are using a new letter to describe the current situation and it could affect whether Americans see another stimulus check this year.

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Trick-or-treating during COVID-19: What's safe and what's not

Trick-or-treating during COVID-19: What's safe and what's not

Halloween is going to look different this year.

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How a giant tadpole saved me from my pandemic funk

How a giant tadpole saved me from my pandemic funk

A bullfrog baby became a ticking time bomb in the depths of my tranquil backyard pond and I had to take action.

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Tools to Help

13 stay-at-home essentials for under $20

13 stay-at-home essentials for under $20

From kitchen accessories to tech gadgets to fitness gear, here are the tools to help you survive an extended shelter-at-home order.

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The gear you need to work from home

The gear you need to work from home

Whether you're hiding out from the coronavirus or work remotely full-time, here's what you need to stay comfortable and productive.

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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.

Where to buy household goods when the usuals are out of stock

Where to buy household goods when the usuals are out of stock

Here's how you can find work-from-home gear, fitness equipment, health care products and more for delivery.

The best free stuff while you're stuck at home

The best free stuff while you're stuck at home

Here are the free games, movies, ebooks, video tools and more to help you survive self-quarantine.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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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Finding a pet during the pandemic
Finding a pet during the pandemic

Finding a pet during the pandemic

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Restaurant dining: Factors to consider
Restaurant dining: Factors to consider

Restaurant dining: Factors to consider

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Coronavirus and surfaces: New research
Coronavirus and surfaces: New research

Coronavirus and surfaces: New research

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Every at-home test available now
Every at-home test available now

Every at-home test available now

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Pandemic could be hitting women's careers
Pandemic could be hitting women's careers

Pandemic could be hitting women's careers

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Mail-in voting fraud: It's nearly impossible
Mail-in voting fraud: It's nearly impossible

Mail-in voting fraud: It's nearly impossible

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CDC: Coronavirus can linger in air
CDC: Coronavirus can linger in air

CDC: Coronavirus can linger in air

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I took an at-home coronavirus test
I took an at-home coronavirus test

I took an at-home coronavirus test

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Contact-tracing apps are finally here
Contact-tracing apps are finally here

Contact-tracing apps are finally here

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How to volunteer for a vaccine trial
How to volunteer for a vaccine trial

How to volunteer for a vaccine trial

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UVC wands are a 'major safety issue'
UVC wands are a 'major safety issue'

UVC wands are a 'major safety issue'

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Latest News

A message from the CNET team

We hope you're safe and healthy. While the coronavirus is causing fear and economic uncertainty, we want you to know we're focused on offering honest advice, fact-based news and stories that help you understand what's going on. We're also bringing you the stories, features, how-tos, best lists and buying guides that may help you pass time and make each day a little easier. Let us know if there's anything you'd like to learn more about; we're standing by. In the meantime, keep calm -- and wash your hands. Often.