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COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility, health experts say

What’s behind disappointing job numbers?

50 Easy Memorial Day Recipes That Bring On the Summer Season

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19: James Luensman, 43, of Atkins, Iowa

Doctor who issued early coronavirus warning is leaving the CDC

Post-COVID cruising: The ships are back at sea, but where can they go?

With Biden's support, the COVID lab-leak theory goes mainstream

Fauci defends cooperation with Chinese lab to study coronavirus origins

You had COVID-19. Should you get vaccinated? Rand Paul says no. Scientists say yes.

Get Crafty with These Easy-to-Make Father's Day Gift Ideas

At long last, America reawakens from its pandemic slumber

Biden, Fauci join forces with YouTube creators to combat Gen Z vaccine hesitancy

Amp Up Your Memorial Day Celebrations With These Sweet Treats

Get vaccinated, get a prize: Will giveaways actually work?

California will mandate masks for another month. Texas will ban mask mandates in schools. Are both states going too far?

These Simple Light Dinner Ideas the Whole Family Will Love

90+ Delicious Vegetarian Recipes That Even Meat Eaters Will Like

Chicken Again? Yes, When the Recipes Are This Good!

You'll Want to Enjoy These Summer Salads All Season Long

80+ Super-Quick Dinners That Are So Much Better Than Takeout

Son of top Biden science adviser suffers from 'long COVID'

Save Your Money and Send One of These Free Father's Day Cards This Year

What's the future of work: Home, office or something new?

Relaxed mask rules: Rational or reckless?

Poll: Vaccinated Americans are ready to drop their masks after CDC shift. But they're not ready to socialize with the unvaccinated.

Washington, unmasked

New CDC guidance for vaccinated people brings confusion along with relief

40 Easy Father's Day Brunch Recipes That Dad Will Happily Dig Into

CDC lifts indoor mask guidance for vaccinated people: 'You can shed your mask'

'You don't have to wear it': Fauci on masks for vaccinated people outside

Republicans lash out at CDC for 'conflicting, confusing guidance'

U.S. likely won't see new lockdowns, Biden says

Daily U.S. COVID deaths fall below 300

40 Fourth of July Quotes That Celebrate America

How to Throw the Most Patriotic 4th of July Party

25 4th of July Activities That Will Make the Holiday Special and Tons of Fun

California finally lifts its last big COVID restrictions. Did the state play it too safe?

Pick the Right Products to Stop Itchy Skin

What we know about COVID vaccine booster shots — and when we may need them

Biden pledges U.S. will donate 500M vaccine doses around the globe

Fauci warns of COVID-19 Delta variant now spreading rapidly in U.K.: 'We cannot let that happen in the United States'

Why the mask culture wars may never end

Dad Will Eat Up These Delicious Father's Day Cakes

Bring On the Family Bonding With These Fun Father's Day Activities

Guns, beer and doughnuts: Vaccination push appeals to our vices

New daily COVID cases drop to below 10,000 in the U.S. Is the end finally in sight?

White House defends Fauci amid attacks over newly released emails

Offering free childcare and beer, Biden makes renewed push for July 4 vaccination goal

Vaccine passports remain political flash point in U.S.

Biden may hit July 4 vaccine goal, but millions of unvaccinated Americans will keep COVID alive this summer

Americans need to 'hunker down' this fall and winter as Covid-19 pandemic will likely worsen, Fauci says

Nearly 30 US states are reporting downward trends in Covid-19 cases, but the pandemic will likely worsen again, according to the country's leading infectious disease expert.

Sex gets complicated during the pandemic

When the pandemic hit, couples found themselves worrying about getting sick, losing income, teaching their children at home while working full time (or worrying full time about sending them to school).

Craving sugar during a pandemic? Here's how to tame your sweet tooth

Cakes, cookies, pie.

Poor sleep linked to weight gain in 2-year smartphone sleep tracking study

Not sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes.

What is an EUA, and what does it have to do with how quickly we get a coronavirus vaccine?

With talk of the possible availability of a vaccine candidate heating up, you might have heard the term Emergency Use Authorization -- or EUA -- all over the news lately. But what is it exactly, and how does it apply to vaccines?

Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester

While many colleges and universities are offering classes online, that hasn't necessarily stopped students from gathering. And now some college towns are grappling with outbreaks of Covid-19 as the start of the fall semester complicates local responses to the pandemic.

AstraZeneca's Oxford vaccine trial to resume, the university says

The AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, halted last week after an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers, will resume, the University of Oxford announced Saturday.

Covid-19 school closings linked to increase in depression and suicide, study finds

Primary school students in China experienced more depressive symptoms and made more suicide attempts after schools closed for the pandemic, a new study found.

One of the leading coronavirus vaccine trials is currently paused. Prominent vaccine researchers tell CNN that's unusual

Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct.

My lifelong Muppets obsession helped me explain the pandemic to my preschooler

Growing up with "Sesame Street" in the early 1980s, I found pieces of myself in Cookie Monster's sweet tooth, Big Bird's gentleness and in Grover, who was outgoing and always willing to help others, even though he made a lot of hilarious mistakes.

How to reboot your workout routine: Let's set the foundation

After time off from exercising, it's understandable if you're having a hard time getting motivated. You may even feel a bit bad, but I'm here to say it's important to go easy on yourself.

Wildfire smoke and your health: Do you need to worry?

Wildfires have broken out across the United States on an unprecedented scale, with 77 large complexes of fires engulfing 3 million acres in a matter of weeks.

Fauci says normal life may not be back until the end of 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci said it could be the end of 2021 before life gets back to how it was before Covid-19.

Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.

Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.

What you need to know about coronavirus today

More than half a million children in the United States have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September

Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks.

NIH 'very concerned' about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of the case.

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children and teens from minority groups are disproportionately hit by coronavirus, just as older adults are, according to the findings of a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A 9-year-old who's been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

Eli Lipman, 9, and his father have been battling the impact of Covid-19 since March, and he said life as a "long hauler" isn't easy.

How to help siblings get along better

Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life -- as much a part of parenting as potty training or bedtime stories.

Here's why a vaccine will not stop the Covid-19 pandemic right away

Dr. Umair Shah remembers the last mass vaccination campaign the US waged.

Unpopular teens could be at higher risk of heart conditions later in life, study suggests

Many of us hope to escape who we were in high school -- particularly if you were last in line to be picked in gym class -- but a growing body of research suggests that how popular you are in adolescence has a link with psychological and physical health decades later.

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call.

Italian airport gets world's first five-star anti-Covid award

Travelers eager to fly again may want to consider Italy as their next destination.

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother's depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby's life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

How to sleep better — kids and grown-ups alike

Like many moms, Sofia Axelrod found the lack of sleep really hard after giving birth. But unlike many moms, she refused to accept that the exhaustion was inevitable.

We're in a She-cession

India coronavirus: ‘My little girls don’t know their mum died of Covid’

One man's ordeal in India as the second wave of coronavirus devastates his family.

Have more young people had Covid in India’s second wave?

There have been claims children are more affected this time around - but are they?

Italy's plummeting birth rate worsened by pandemic

Italy's birth rate is at its lowest since 1861 and Covid-19 has made it harder to start a family.

Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?

Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes.

Black fungus: Is diabetes behind India's high number of cases?

India has seen rising cases of the serious fungal infection, mostly in Covid patients.

Coronavirus: Germany fights trade in fake Covid vaccine certificates

Fraudsters offer forged German vaccine certificates on the encrypted Telegram messenger service.

Tokyo Olympic Games: When are they and will they go ahead despite Covid?

The Tokyo Summer Olympics are due to start in July, despite a surge in Covid cases in Japan.

Covid: How the pandemic is affecting your dreams

More than year into Covid-19, do people in your dreams wear masks or socially distance?

Toronto lockdown - one of the world's longest?

What is the effect of one of the longest pandemic indoor-dining bans in the world?

Forgotten Cyprus hero who eradicated island's malaria

Mehmet Aziz was behind one of Cyprus's most important recent achievements but few have heard of him.

Public Health England: 'UK learning to live with Covid'

Vaccination, testing and new treatments should mean fewer restrictions if Covid infections increase.

'Finally having a wig puts the smile on your face'

A girl, 15, who donated her hair to a cancer charity finds out a year later she has cancer herself.

Ros Atkins On… How the Delta variant took hold in the UK

Ros Atkins traces back the story of the Delta variant and how it delayed the UK’s reopening plans.

Bereaved dad Mark King demonstrates how to use a defibrillator

Mark King’s 12-year-old son died after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest.

What are the Delta variant symptoms?

The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, has changed how the virus is spreading.

Covid: Vaccines running out in poorer nations, WHO says

There are chronic shortages in some nations where Covid infections are surging, a key official says.

Are Asia's Covid 'winners' entering shaky new territory?

The places that were best at keeping Covid at bay are now struggling with their exit strategies.

Tokyo 2020: Does Japan have Covid under control?

With the Olympics starting in July, what is happening with coronavirus in Japan?

Covid vaccine: Why are Australians cancelling AstraZeneca jabs?

More people are shunning the world's most widely used Covid vaccine over its perceived risk.

Covid sweeps India's Buddhist monasteries

Monasteries in India's Himalayan state of Sikkim have been especially vulnerable to Covid-19.

Covid in Uganda: 'Four people would die every night'

Uganda is one of several African countries seeing a dramatic rise in the number of infections amid a vaccine shortage.

Covid: 19 July 'looking good' for end of lockdown, says PM

But Boris Johnson warns there could be a "rough winter for all sorts of reasons", including flu.

Record number of displaced people despite Covid: UN refugee agency

Some 82 million people have been forcibly displaced, more than 1% of the world's population.

Another life-saving Covid treatment found

Monoclonal antibody therapy, given by drip, can save some of the sickest hospital patients.

Coronavirus G7: Could a billion more vaccines for poorer countries make a difference?

How much difference could the G7 offer of a billion vaccines make to tackling the pandemic?

Covovax, Biological E: What we know about India's new Covid-19 vaccines

Amid shortages, India is likely to offer two new vaccines to citizens by the end of the year.

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