Coronavirus and COVID-19

The novel coronavirus—and the disease it causes, COVID-19—is a worldwide pandemic. Learn how the coronavirus affects infants, children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. Also let our experts teach you how to protect your family from the respiratory illness, and stay informed on the latest COVID-19 news. 

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Moderna's Chief Medical Officer Discusses Vaccine for Children Under 6 Years Old
Moderna will seek FDA authorization for its vaccine in children ages 6 months to 6 years old. The shots could be available as soon as late spring.
COVID Toes: What To Know About This Strange Symptom in Kids
COVID toes is a mysterious coronavirus symptom characterized by swollen, discolored toes. But while it may look strange, it's not usually cause for concern in children.
PSA: Your At-Home COVID Test Could Contain a Toxic Substance
Recent reports indicate that at-home COVID tests contain a potentially hazardous chemical called sodium azide, but they're still safe when used properly. Here's what parents need to know.
Does My Child Have COVID-19 or the Stomach Flu?
COVID-19 and the stomach flu can both present with gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Here's how to tell the difference between them, according to experts.
What Will Life Be Like for Families Until the COVID-19 Pandemic Ends—and Beyond?
We may not know when the COVID-19 pandemic will end, but we do know that it's not going anywhere anytime soon. Here's how parents—and families—can learn to live with the virus.
Omicron Is Forcing Kids Back To Virtual Classrooms and I Just Can't Do It Again
We're still waiting every day for the email that says, "Sorry parents, we're about to turn everything upside down once again."

More Coronavirus and COVID-19

Burned Out Parents Can Only Dream Of Being 'Done With COVID,' but COVID's Not Done With Us
Pandemic parenting is unsustainable—but who's going to tell our kids that? Parents, especially of those 5-and-under or facing preexisting conditions, are tasked with impossible decisions daily, but COVID-19 isn't something we can simply walk away from.
Wordle Is My Latest Pandemic Distraction

The five-letter puzzle game, Wordle, is the latest pandemic obsession and welcome distraction from all of the things.