COVID-19

News, advice and tools for staying healthy and engaged.

Coronavirus victims are losing their sense of smell. Here's what that's like

Coronavirus victims are losing their sense of smell. Here's what that's like

Mounting evidence links COVID-19 to olfactory loss, bringing attention to anosmia, a condition that can impact everything from taste to memories to intimate relationships.

by
Lyft quietly adjusts its coronavirus sick pay policy for drivers

Lyft quietly adjusts its coronavirus sick pay policy for drivers

Without a clear paid leave policy, some drivers may still be on the road despite getting infected.

by
What it's like to have COVID-19

What it's like to have COVID-19

Those who have recovered from the coronavirus share their stories.

by

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.

by
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.

by
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

Can you track your stimulus check?
Can you track your stimulus check?

Can you track your stimulus check?

by
Stimulus check: How to use the $1,200
Stimulus check: How to use the $1,200

Stimulus check: How to use the $1,200

by
TV shows we're watching in lockdown
TV shows we're watching in lockdown

TV shows we're watching in lockdown

by
Make a face mask at home
Make a face mask at home

Make a face mask at home

by
Where to buy face masks online
Where to buy face masks online

Where to buy face masks online

by
Need toilet paper? How to get in-stock alerts
Need toilet paper? How to get in-stock alerts

Need toilet paper? How to get in-stock alerts

by
How to stock up when your store is low on food
How to stock up when your store is low on food

How to stock up when your store is low on food

by
How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs
How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs

How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs

by
What to do with package deliveries and mail
What to do with package deliveries and mail

What to do with package deliveries and mail

by
I used to hate smart displays. Not anymore
I used to hate smart displays. Not anymore

I used to hate smart displays. Not anymore

by
Stay safe from hackers while working from home
Stay safe from hackers while working from home

Stay safe from hackers while working from home

by
Zoombombing: What it is, how to stop it
Zoombombing: What it is, how to stop it

Zoombombing: What it is, how to stop it

by

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.