From the latest news to binge-watching suggestions to tips for caring for your mental health, we've got everything you need to know about coronavirus to stay safe and make the most of your time spent at home.
It's going to be a bummer having to worry about what my face looks like again.
Fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks or physically distance to participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, according to new CDC guidelines.
Ohio Will Offer $1 Million Weekly Lotteries And Full-Ride Scholarships For People Who Get A COVID Vaccine
The state will select one student and one adult at random for five consecutive weeks, starting later this month.
There's no coming back from this.
The state medical board ruled that the doctor "constitutes an immediate danger to the public, and presents a serious danger to the public health and safety."
Did you a) get into a quarantine relationship, b) break up, c) dye your hair a weird color, or d) all of the above?
People Are Talking About The Parts Of Daily Life That Might Not Go "Back To Normal" Even After The Pandemic Ends
"Sitting in a doctor's office waiting room when you're sick."
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“I’m a sucker for an opportunity to change the narrative, and disrupt space. As a huge housewives fan, and a RHONY fan in particular, this felt like an opportunity to change the game.”
There Are New Safety Concerns About Russia’s COVID Vaccine, Which Is Already Being Distributed Worldwide
“This creates a lot of concern for us in the global vaccine community,” one expert said.
As cases in India surge faster than anywhere in the world, Indians struggle to care for their family members who have COVID and mourn lost loved ones.
“I told him he wouldn’t be invited to our wedding, which we had rescheduled three times,” said one person. “He’s the groom.”
On Wednesday, the world’s largest social network hid posts with the text #ResignModi for a few hours, before restoring them.
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Fully vaccinated people can go without masks in many small gatherings indoors or outdoors, say the new CDC guidelines.
Fancy products with affordable price tags.
The AstraZeneca vaccines are authorized in India but still awaiting an FDA go-ahead in the US. Up to 60 million doses will be shared with India amid a catastrophic surge in cases there.
"I'm going to infect you all with the coronavirus."
We present to you, the Coronavirus Hall of Shame.
About 1 in every 3 cases of COVID-19 recorded each day in the world is now in India, where the rate of new infections is growing faster than in any other nation.
“I don’t know that I have enough information to tell you to dump this man, but it sounds like your gut is telling you that something might be amiss here.”
The vaccine, which had been paused for a week and a half, will restart after a federal advisory panel concluded that its benefits in lives saved outweigh its risks from rare but dangerous blood clots.
“I don’t see us going back. I don’t see us marrying in our teens or being financially independent by 22.”
What will it take for people to believe science?
Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot vaccine was in demand for some of the highest-risk people in the US. And without it, many are opting not to get a shot, clinicians say.
Vaccinations promise an end to the coronavirus pandemic in the US. What kind of ending, though, is up to us.
Doubt around vaccines and conspiracy theories have left young Vietnamese Americans scared for their parents’ safety. They’re begging social media companies to pay attention.
“I think Taurus energy is all about enjoyment, and whatever it takes to actually enjoy what you’re doing.”
Doctors hope horny Americans have learned some lessons during the pandemic that could be applied to sexual health.
Listen: Why You Cannot Miss “The Nevers” and “Mare of Easttown” on HBO Max, Plus More Shows To Binge
“You get to hear Kate Winslet doing her best Philly accent. It’s great—just to hear her say ‘water’ alone is worth watching.”
BuzzFeed News is looking to speak with people about their experiences talking with skeptical friends and family about coronavirus vaccines.
This post is full of UPS and downs.
Everything Has Been Terrible — And That Deepens The Good, Transformative Moment Of Getting Vaccinated
The instant, mundane moment you get vaccinated is actually one of the key moments of the century so far, and the celebration of this massive, intersecting community effort.
At least six women, including one who died, have developed an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome after getting the vaccine.
“None of us want to go back to the restrictive clothing we used to wear. Is this focus on comfort something we see staying around—or will we be back in heels and underwires by the end of the year?”
Airlines have returned to filling middle seats, which a new CDC study suggests increases the risk of coronavirus exposure.
Of the more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered so far in the US, federal authorities are investigating six cases of rare and severe blood clotting.
“People are not on the apps for the right reasons. And they’re not being honest about it.”
Listen: Here’s Why Millennials Who Moved Home During The Pandemic Might Not Leave, And Why It’s Okay
“If we’ve learned anything over the past year and change, it’s that we’re all one mishap, or missed paycheck, away from not being able to make it on our own.”
*astral projects onto the catio*
“On the one hand your friend says your husband would just be a sperm donor—but then she suggests your kids could be siblings. It’s hard to imagine that happening without your husband being involved.”
COVID-19 vaccines mean some nursing homes are now reopening, so residents can finally hug loved ones. A series of viral photos captured Yoshia Uomoto's surprise reunion.
“I feel like there has got to be something else that makes me happier.”
Tia Mowry Recalled Her Tearful Reunion With Sister Tamera After They "Hadn't Seen Each Other In So Long"
"We were so happy to see each other."
Kinda wish I'd learned some of these sooner.
Because there was no end in sight, the pandemic paused the idea of a future where the tech disruption would end, the economy would level out, and we'd ascend to our final post–social media forms. And some things looked ridiculous inside.
If it's granted emergency authorization from the FDA, the vaccine will be the first in the United States to be given out to children younger than 16.
The US Labor Board Isn’t Strong Enough To Protect Workers From Amazon. Some Union Organizers Want To Go Around It.
In the lead-up to the biggest union vote in Amazon’s history, the company has already shown it can break the rules and get away with it.
Repeat after me: The pandemic is not over.
“I'm worried about losing my new lease on life.”
This should be a trend.
A millennial stay-at-home mom from South Carolina, a gay couple from Texas, and a social worker in New York believed in QAnon. Now that Biden is president, they’re not sure where to go from here.
13 Times Anti-Vaxxers Were Hilariously Wrong About The COVID-19 Vaccine And Got Exactly What They Deserved For It
"No offense but you did meth. I think you will survive the vaccine."
From useful tips to time-saving (and mess-saving) products, these have been game changers for my two little ones — especially over the past year.
“Wait, I need to stop you there. The song that starts with Martin Luther King Jr.’s voice--is a love letter to his wife?!”
Sixty-five days into his first term — as 1,000 people a day continue to die of COVID-19 in the US — reporters asked Biden whether he was going to run for reelection.
It can be anything that's brought some light into your life!
After A Lot Of Drama With The Government, AstraZeneca Lowered Early Estimates Of Its COVID Vaccine’s Effectiveness By Just 3 Percentage Points
“This is going to turn out to be a good vaccine,” said chief US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.
Listen: This Is Why It Was Easy For Americans To Ignore Anti-Asian Violence Before The Atlanta Shootings
“Being Asian in America also means being invisible. We’re taught growing up to keep our heads down. That If you work hard enough, you will survive. But that also means our pain has gone unacknowledged.”
“I would like to especially say thank you to Andrea and Taylor Swift for your thoughtfulness and generosity.”
Getting a shot never tasted so sweet.
Jon Mooallem’s This Is Chance! tells the story of the worst earthquake in US history, but its themes of community are universal.
Andy Cohen Revealed The Absolutely WILD Way The Kardashians COVID Test Their Visitors, And I Have So Many Questions
"If the second gate opens, you're negative." 👀
“They don’t know it yet, but when Khloe marries Lamar Odom is where things change… That’s the first moment where we know that we’re going to see something happen that they don’t intend to show us.”
Chaotic scenes from the weekend showed maskless revelers drinking and partying in the streets in defiance of curfew orders.
Organizers said that the decision to bar overseas spectators was meant "to give clarity to ticket holders living overseas and to enable them to adjust their travel plans."
Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Condemned The “Scapegoating" Of Asian Americans After The Shooting In Atlanta
“For the last year, we've had people in positions of incredible power scapegoating Asian Americans," Vice President Kamala Harris said in Atlanta.
Mask up, but make it ~fashion~.
Hundreds of people told us what it felt like to finally get the COVID-19 vaccine. Here are your stories.
The president's team has talked and met with advocates eager for change in the federal prison system after a pandemic-ravaged year. Now activists are losing patience for results.
“Listen, ’90 Day Fiancee’ is a classic perfect reality show. It has everything you could ever want—and there are so many iterations, you can watch it year-round.”
Excited? Anxious? All of the above? We want to know for an upcoming BuzzFeed News story.
The Cop Who Said The Spa Shooter Had A "Bad Day" Previously Posted A Racist Shirt Blaming China For The Pandemic
Capt. Jay Baker shared a photo of a T-shirt he got on Facebook, saying that the coronavirus was imported from "CHY-NA."
There Have Been At Least 3,795 Hate Incidents Against Asian Americans During The Pandemic, A New Report Shows
"Time and time again, we’re seen as outsiders to be excluded, incarcerated, deported," said Russell Jeung, cofounder of Stop AAPI Hate.
The 21 Dumbest Things Celebrities Did At The Beginning Of The Pandemic That Are Honestly Funny To Look Back On Now
The pandemic really made celebrities do some crazy things.
"I found out my landlord had been sued in a wrongful death lawsuit in the past."
Amazon is promoting COVID conspiracy books around the world.
Betty White, we're still waiting...
After One Year With The Coronavirus, Here Is Every Single Celebrity Who Has Caught It And What Having It Was Like For Each Of Them
From Doja Cat to Jim Parsons, here's every single celeb who caught the coronavirus.
Taking care of your mental health does not have to cost a fortune.
The cellist has spent the pandemic working to inspire comfort and hope with his music.
We’ve learned a surprising amount about each other this past year, and we want to hear your stories.
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
Many Are Hitting Their Pandemic Wall At Work Right Now; We Asked Expert Therapist Esther Perel How To Get Through It
We had questions around mental health, burning out, broken routines, and workplace resentments, and she answered every single one of them.
“I don’t know how I used to get up at 7, and then be ready by 8:30 to get on the train to the office, and somehow be ready to talk to people. I feel like this is going to be a long adjustment of learning how to be human again.”
More checks are on the way, but not everyone will qualify.
"I couldn't wrap my brain around the fact that I literally couldn't work. I felt like a failure."
"Getting vaccinated will save lives."
Biden's announcement, part of a national address, shifts the responsibility for the pandemic response to the federal government.
“Whether you were a kid waking up in New Rochelle, or the District Attorney of Manhattan, or the top infectious disease expert in the country. We were all dating with COVID that day.”
For decades, many of us have been building a future where we could be connected while apart. COVID made that necessary. Turns out I hate it.
No more Zoom dates, I beg you.
When usher Peter McIntosh started feeling sick a year ago, he never imagined he’d become the first confirmed COVID-19 case on Broadway — or that theaters would close the next day.
Truly an emotional marathon.
More than 60 people — from Anthony Fauci to Chet Hanks — told us what it was like in the Oval Office, in the Utah Jazz locker room, and backstage on Broadway on March 11, 2020, the day COVID swallowed everything.