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.
A Flight Attendant On TikTok Revealed All The Things You Should Never Touch On An Airplane, And It's So Gross
"I have seen so many parents use this as a changing table for their child's diaper."
12 Countries — And I Mean *Entire Countries* — That Have Fewer New Cases Of COVID Than Trump's White House
Trump's White House had more new COVID-19 cases this week than New Zealand, Vietnam, and Yemen combined.
Donald Trump Told His Followers "Don't Be Afraid Of COVID" — And Amanda Kloots Had A Gut-Wrenching Response
"We saw what this disease can do. So guess what? We are afraid."
Make your safe voting plan, and stick to it.
“For the next few days, I’d want him 50 feet away from an ICU, not a helicopter ride,” one leading doctor said.
"This is reckless to a shocking degree, even for you."
Vaccine skeptics have long stoked unfounded conspiracy theories about immunizations. Political pressure to produce a coronavirus vaccine at “warp speed” is adding fuel to their fire.
"Live from New York" again, at last!
The world’s most powerful nation has played whack-a-mole with the coronavirus, slowing its transmission in one place only for it to flare up somewhere else.
"Some of the scientists have come to a point where they realize they have to speak out as a matter of life and death," said one expert.
"We need the public institutions to have a clear message based on science and not to be announcing something on Friday and pulling it out on Monday," said one scientist.
People Are Sharing The Major Ways The World Might Change After COVID-19, And It's Actually Uplifting
Working from home, more time spent with family, drive-in movies, and curbside pickup — just to name a few.
If the numbers stand up to subsequent analysis, the South Dakota rally would be the single biggest known superspreader event in the US coronavirus epidemic.
The trial, led by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, has been paused due to an "unexplained illness" in someone who received the vaccine.
A Penn State official retracted saying a third of Big 10 football players with coronavirus infections had suffered heart injuries. But experts confirmed they are seeing heart muscle injuries in many patients.
Cases of beer, stuffed pandas, a very fancy traffic light system, and lots of clever signs.
“A deadly barrage” of pandemics is coming, a new report warns.
These Scientists Are Still Studying The World’s Most Controversial Drug, But They Can’t Find Enough People To Take It
Scientists launched clinical trials to see if a malaria drug could prevent COVID-19. What happened next shows how politicized and disorganized coronavirus research has become.
The first lesson of any vaccination program? “You have to get people on board with getting the vaccine.”
Home is where you park it.
US hospitals are now treating around 1,500 patients a day with antibodies found in the blood of COVID-19 survivors.
“I can’t see how this is done, frankly, before the middle of next year,” said one expert, of a coronavirus vaccine.
As summer heats up and coronavirus cases continue to surge, pregnant women of color in particular face the greatest health risks.
All of your burning questions answered.
"The safety signals from these two important trials are reassuring," said two experts.
What to expect from check-in to landing — and everything in between.
“Everything we have to do to fight the coronavirus pandemic — social distancing, closing businesses, limiting gatherings — makes the overdose crisis worse,” said one expert.
Frat Parties. Dorms. Dining Halls. Here’s How College Campuses Are Trying To Stop Coronavirus Outbreaks This Fall.
“We don't know if things are going to necessarily get better. Or get worse.”
"[He] says he won't catch it because he is healthy."
Coronavirus cases have been spiking since mid-June, particularly among younger Americans in the South and West. The big worry is that they will pass the virus onto older, more vulnerable people.
He tested sneezing, talking, singing, and coughing with a mask and without one.
Even though hundreds of thousands of protesters and police crowded onto the streets, overall social distancing actually strengthened in big cities with major protests.
People can finally get a haircut.
If you've ever used a glory hole, either before the pandemic or because of it, BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
Scientists say that the paper by Nobel Prize winner Mario Molina is based on false statements and flawed statistical analysis.
"It is highly affordable, easy to make, can be scaled up quickly and only needs a small dosage," said one expert.
The federal agency noted that the two drugs are "unlikely to be effective in treating COVID-19" and could cause serious side effects.
"There is no way to ensure zero risk of infection," said new CDC guidelines on safety as more states reopen.
"We're Tired, We're Overworked, And We're Scared": Five Medical Workers On Their COVID-19 Experience
Our interactive video lets you interview doctors and nurses about their personal frontline experiences.
“It’s like the guy went crazy with Photoshop,” said one expert in scientific image manipulation.
Hopes are running high that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by the end of the year. But some scientists caution that the hype might be outpacing the reality.
The victim in this case was a German shepherd. There's no evidence that pets help spread the virus.
"The second they saw my face, their eyes widened and they went, 'NO! NO, NO, NO!'"
“Nobody saw this coming,” said one health expert.
"It's like a weird tickle."
These Charts And Maps Show Where The Coronavirus Is Surging Across The US — And Where It Is In Decline
While some states and counties are slowly recovering from the ravages of COVID-19, others face a growing number of new cases.
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
The Coronavirus Has A Mysterious “Loop” That Lets It Quickly Attack Human Lungs. Here’s How It Works.
How does a relatively common type of virus turn into one so deadly it could spur a pandemic? The answer may lie in its microscopic spikes.
We’ve spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn’t we stop it with the coronavirus?
A Now-Retracted Study Claimed The Malaria Drug Touted By Trump Looked Deadly For Coronavirus Patients
A massive study claiming that hydroxychloroquine could increase the risk of death for coronavirus patients was retracted two weeks later.
Choosing whether to embrace green policies to lead the economic recovery will be a make-or-break moment for the climate crisis, experts say.
We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to stop sharing unhelpful memes.
The nation's top infectious disease official warned lawmakers that if states proceed with reopening their economies early, "There is a real risk that you will trigger an outbreak that you may not be able to control."
A third of Americans expect their households' finances to be worse a year from now.
In this week's "How to Plague": I’m fed up with my family, and some maternal coronavirus queries.
The Wuhan Institute of Virology previously conducted controversial experiments to test what could make coronaviruses more dangerous to humans, but scientists have ruled out that SARS-CoV-2 is a product of genetic engineering.
It's National Nurses Day. Tell a nurse in your life that you appreciate them.
The economic ramifications of the coronavirus are bleak enough, but the mental health crisis that frontline workers are about to face may be even worse.
A viral video in which Dr. Annie Bukacek questions the severity of COVID-19 has given anti-lockdown activists across the country a sense of validation.
The drug's approval comes days after a preliminary study showed a four-day decrease in hospital stays following treatment.
This week's How to Plague advice column offers answers on what to do when people won't stop using your patio furniture and how to go on dates remotely.
Recent research suggests that summer conditions can help kill the coronavirus more quickly. But “don’t expect miracles,” one scientist said.
Jada Pinkett Smith Said She Doesn't Know Will Smith "At All" Since Quarantine Started, But They're "Building A Friendship"
"I have to be honest. I think one of the things that I realized is that I don't know Will at all."
We Will Never Agree On What Happened During The First Wave Of The Pandemic — And That Will Make It Harder To Survive The Second
The virus isn't just attacking our bodies — it's attacking our brains.
This Nurse Is Speaking Out Against Coronavirus Rumors And Hoaxes That Are Putting Him And His Colleagues In Danger
The most trusted professionals in America are now the target of coronavirus conspiracies.
The CDC had previously only listed fever, coughing, and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing as the main symptoms of COVID-19.
The Fitness Industry Is In A Crisis. Some Trainers Say Those Trendy Instagram Live Workouts Aren't Helping
As Instagram explodes with free online workouts, some trainers say the market is becoming too saturated for them to survive.
How to Plague: Do I need to reinvite my wedding guests? And other advice for life under the coronavirus.
A Stanford Professor’s Wife Recruited People For His Coronavirus Study By Claiming It Would Reveal If They Could “Return To Work Without Fear”
An email sent to a Silicon Valley middle school’s private listserv tried to recruit families for the antibody study, promising “peace of mind” about their immunity to the coronavirus.
Seth MacFarlane Called Out Oprah For The Controversial Remarks Dr. Phil And Dr. Oz Made About The Coronavirus
"[Oprah] has done all this positive work for the world, and yet somehow has gotten caught up in this web of junk science on many occasions."
Because we all want to get back out there — but we need to do it safety.
In California, two of the nation’s first big antibody surveys estimated that the true number of coronavirus infections is significantly higher than believed. But scientists are skeptical.
Scientists Are Calling For Vaccine Experiments That Would Deliberately Infect People With The Novel Coronavirus
“Normally, deliberately giving someone an infection that is potentially lethal would be unacceptable,” one bioethicist said. “But in extreme times, like a plague, you might look to extreme measures.”
Nurses And Doctors Are Sharing The Graphic Effects Of Wearing Face Masks As They Continue Fighting On The Front Lines Of The Coronavirus
"This is the new normal after a shift — blisters on the nose and irritation to my face."
Scientists Haven’t Found Proof The Coronavirus Escaped From A Lab In Wuhan. Trump Supporters Are Spreading The Rumor Anyway.
There's much about the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak that scientists are still trying to discover. But animosity between the United States and China — and a bellicose American president — have made it harder to find the truth.
“Today we feel like one big army devoted to one fight. Today it feels like maybe, just maybe, we can keep up.”
“I think we should expect to see companies continue to pop up selling unproven, and in some cases probably just bad, testing,” a former FDA lawyer said.
The White House’s plan for states to reopen their economies sidesteps the desperate need for greater testing, public health experts say.
Delivery Drivers Definitely Hate You If You've Done 5/27 Of These Things During The Coronavirus Pandemic
Are you behaving yourself?
In less than a month, the baseless claim went from an obscure biohacking blog to the New York Post and RT.
Our advice column on life under coronavirus tackles tennis, having a baby, and some guy who is showing everyone else up on Bumble right now.
This Mom Taped A Very Matter-Of-Fact Sign On Her Daughter's Back When She Went Into The Grocery Store
"I am only 5, I can't stay home alone..."
Let's clear this up.
Coronavirus Antibody Tests Could Help Us Get Back To Normal — Or They Could Be The Next Testing Crisis
Hospitals and clinics are rushing to use antibody tests in an effort to determine who is immune to the coronavirus. But almost none of them have been verified by the FDA.
A YouTube Video Accusing Dr. Anthony Fauci Of Being Part Of The Deep State Has Been Viewed Over 6 Million Times In A Week
The video also advises people to treat COVID-19 with vitamin C.
One St. Louis–based chiropractor told 21 million viewers to fight the pandemic with zinc and tonic water.
A previous report by two Thai scientists suggested that the coronavirus had spread from a corpse. A correction said the original letter was poorly written and had resulted in misinterpretation.
Search your address to find out the current impact of COVID-19 in your area, as well as measures of how vulnerable your county may be.
There have been hundreds of confirmed coronavirus cases and dozens of deaths at nursing homes in Michigan, the Detroit Free Press has found.
The rural area around Sun Valley, Idaho, became one of the earliest hot spots of COVID-19 cases in the US. Now, its residents can teach us something about what’s next.
How To Plague: Is it OK for couples who live separately to see each other — and what’s wrong if one of them refuses? Our advice column for life under the coronavirus.
Grocery Store Employees Definitely Hate You If You've Done 7/32 Of These Things During The Coronavirus Pandemic
Bought too much toilet paper.
Test your knowledge through seven different scenarios.
If You're Running During Quarantine And Wondering How To Stay Safe And Healthy, These Tips Might Help
Running during this time is concerning and scary. Here's how to navigate going outside while staying safe and healthy — and (hopefully) finding a little peace.
“You can’t drive a bus or wash dishes on Zoom,” said one doctor. “These are people we count on to do essential jobs, and they are going unprotected.”
"As more and more human beings die behind bars, my hospice colleagues and I will no longer have the privilege of helping guys at their most vulnerable moments."