How Often Can You Be Infected With the Coronavirus?

A virus that shows no signs of disappearing, variants that are adept at dodging the body’s defenses, and waves of infections two, maybe three times a year — this may…

Testing Positive for the Coronavirus Overseas: What You Need to Know

I’m positive! Do I need to self-isolate or quarantine? If you test positive, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends you should isolate and delay travel for 10 days,…

The Coronavirus Has Infected More Than Half of Americans, the C.D.C. Reports

Sixty percent of Americans, including 75 percent of children, had been infected with the coronavirus by February, federal health officials reported on Tuesday — another remarkable milestone in a pandemic…

Coronavirus Found in Human Feces Up to 7 Months After Infection

But at four months following diagnosis, when no more COVID remained in their lungs, nearly 13% of patients continued to shed viral RNA in their feces. About 4% still were…

Moderna to Seek Authorization of Its Coronavirus Vaccine for Young Children

WASHINGTON — Moderna said on Wednesday that it would seek emergency authorization of its coronavirus vaccine for children younger than 6, after interim results from its clinical trial showed that…

Which Coronavirus Vaccine Will Work in the Youngest Children?

WASHINGTON — Over the past 10 months, as tens of millions of children and teenagers received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the companies’ main rival, Moderna, sat on the sidelines, its shot…

How the Coronavirus Steals the Sense of Smell

Few of Covid-19’s peculiarities have piqued as much interest as anosmia, the abrupt loss of smell that has become a well-known hallmark of the disease. Covid patients lose this sense…

China’s Covid-Era Controls May Outlast the Coronavirus

The police had warned Xie Yang, a human rights lawyer, not to go to Shanghai to visit the mother of a dissident. He went to the airport anyway. His phone’s…

Elton John Shows Postponed After He Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

The American Airlines Center in Dallas announced Tuesday afternoon that a pair of Elton John concerts at the venue have been postponed because the singer recently tested positive for the…

Masks Cut Distance Coronavirus Travels in Half

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Face masks are touted as a key tool in preventing the spread of COVID-19, and a new study…