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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Want to Take the Pressure Off Breastfeeding Moms Like Me? Get Vaccinated

Moms are extending their breastfeeding goals or seeking donor milk to give their babies coveted protection from COVID-19. While we're still learning about immunity through breast milk, the pressure should not fall on individual mothers to protect their newborns—all eligible Americans should get vaccinated so we reach herd immunity for those who cannot get the shot.

Could Summer School Be the Answer to the Pandemic Academic Slide?

Summer school might be just the thing to help students who faced setbacks due to COVID-19—but the benefits go far beyond just education.

Summer Camps Are Open for 2021—Here Are the Safety Guidelines to Know

The American Academy of Pediatrics says children can enjoy summer camp this year as long as safety measures to prevent COVID-19 are taken. Here's what parents need to know before signing their kids up.

Exercise After COVID-19: When It's Safe to Let Kids Get Back to Sports

How long should your child wait to start exercising after having COVID-19? Here's what pediatric experts recommend, as well as how to safely settle back into team sports during the pandemic.

More Coronavirus and COVID-19

Should Kids Double Mask? Here's What Experts Say and How to Do It

You've probably seen people wearing two face masks at the grocery store lately. But does double masking really give better protection against COVID-19? We spoke with an expert about the latest guidelines from the CDC.

The Internet Is Overflowing With Moms at Their Limit in the Pandemic: 10 Solid Reasons Why They're Losing It

COVID-19 has pushed parents to their breaking point—and their SOS signals are coming in the form of memes, TikToks, and viral Reddit posts.