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.
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Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been shown to be effective at reducing severe cases of COVID-19 with just one shot.
Including pro-tips on how to get a more comfortable, tightened face mask fit, how to properly double mask, and — more importantly — how *not* to double mask.
“These are really good vaccines, and we are seeing them take effect, which is wonderful,” said one epidemiologist.
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Doctors are divided over whether the method could work for others who lost their sense of smell or taste after COVID-19.
The vaccine was 72% effective in its US testing, and 85% effective overall in preventing severe disease, as well as completely protective against death and hospitalization.
Including quick fix-its for glasses fog, aching ears, and making your face masks *actually* fit your noggin.
The president has faced mounting pressure to up his pledge of administering 100 million COVID-19 shots during his first 100 days in office.
Complications of COVID-19 have caused many people to lose their sense of smell. I lost mine years ago and have some suggestions on how to get by.
COVID-19 vaccines will now be recommended for everyone over the age of 65, following outrage over a slow national rollout and surging cases nationwide.
“Our healthcare infrastructure is already at a breaking point,” one expert said. “The introduction of a more transmissible strain might be enough to tip us over.”
By cutting doses in half or delaying second shots, some scientists say we could maximize the number of people who get vaccinated. Others argue that could be dangerous.
On Tuesday, Oxford became the first team leading a coronavirus vaccine trial to publish its results in a peer-reviewed journal, but scientists have questions about how the trials were conducted.
"This is not that hard to understand, everybody. That's why we have rules about wearing a mask."
Quarantine after exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 can be shortened from 14 days to 7 days if people have no symptoms and a negative coronavirus test.
Be honest — but also be smart, please.
As hospitals face the logistical nightmare of giving people the few doses of new antibody drugs available, scientists say they're concerned we still don’t have enough data to show they work.
With coronavirus cases rising exponentially, people are living at different levels of risk. And it’s causing a strain with some of their closest relationships.
Unless it’s just you and your household eating pies.
If authorized, healthcare workers and vulnerable groups might start getting the two-shot vaccine before the end of the year.
With coronavirus cases surging nationwide, experts fear another 150,000 Americans will die from COVID-19 within the next three months.
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The CDC says people will put their families at risk of contracting COVID-19 by traveling to meet them.
"The vaccines that we are talking about and the vaccines to come are really the light at the end of the tunnel,” said Anthony Fauci.
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"We are overflowing our units. We are short staffed. We are physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausted."
The new results suggest that the two early vaccine candidates will be extremely effective against the coronavirus.
We asked coronavirus experts about their plans for the holidays during the pandemic: “Whatever you do, whoever you invite to sit around the table, you’re also inviting the virus.”
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.
"Ensuring that ill voters can vote while maintaining poll worker and voter safety will be essential," public health officials say.
The difference between the previous spikes in cases and the one we’re in now? COVID-19 cases are now rising almost everywhere.
First, the coronavirus ravaged the northeast. Then it hit the Sun Belt. Now hospitals across the Midwest and northern plains are feeling the strain as COVID-19 continues to stalk the nation.
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"I have seen so many parents use this as a changing table for their child's diaper."
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"We saw what this disease can do. So guess what? We are afraid."
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“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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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“We don't know if things are going to necessarily get better. Or get worse.”
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 globally and in the US.
"[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.
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“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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Recent research suggests that summer conditions can help kill the coronavirus more quickly. But “don’t expect miracles,” one scientist said.
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"I have to be honest. I think one of the things that I realized is that I don't know Will at all."
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This Nurse Is Speaking Out Against Coronavirus Rumors And Hoaxes That Are Putting Him And His Colleagues In Danger
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