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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More Kids Are Being Hospitalized With COVID-19—But Experts Say Parents Shouldn't Worry Too Much
Pediatric hospitalizations are breaking pandemic records thanks to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, but experts say the alarming trend simply reflects the latest surge in cases. Here's what parents need to know.
What Parents Need to Know About Flurona: Double Infection With COVID-19 and Influenza
As the Omicron variant spreads across America, experts warn about the possibility of flurona, which happens when you're infected with the flu and COVID-19 at the same time. 
13 Things Parents Rely on to Keep Kids Safe and Healthy While Traveling
The masks, sanitizer, and other accessories that give parents peace of mind on the go.
What Parents Need to Know About COVID-19 Booster Shots
With COVID-19 booster shots rolling out, parents have plenty of questions: Why are booster shots necessary? Will children be eligible in the future? Can you mix and match booster shots? We spoke with experts to learn more.
This Is How the Omicron Variant Will Affect Holiday Travel Plans, According to Experts
The emergence of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has thrown uncertainty into holiday plans, but experts say not to cancel your vacation just yet. Here's how to travel safely with children this season.
Long COVID in Kids: What Happens When Coronavirus Symptoms Linger for Weeks or Months
COVID-19 is usually mild in children and adolescents, but not every young person has a smooth recovery. Here's what to know about long COVID, a rare post-infection condition that can cause brain fog, fatigue, anxiety, and more.

More Coronavirus and COVID-19

What Parents Need to Know About the Omicron Variant
Experts are tracking the spread of the Omicron variant, but there's still many uncertainties. Is it more transmissible than previous COVID-19 strains? Does it affect children more severely? We spoke with experts to learn more.
Get Face Masks for Kids and Teens for 50% Off With These Cyber Monday Deals
We'll be indoors with more people for the holidays, but our kids can stay safe with these colorful and comfortable masks that are on sale.
A Parent's Guide to At-Home COVID Tests

From antigen tests to self-collection kits, at-home COVID tests can be a powerful tool for parents. Here's how to use them and whether you can trust the results.