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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7 Facts the FDA Wants Parents to Know About COVID Vaccines for Kids

We asked the director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research the top questions we've heard from parents when it comes kids getting vaccinated for COVID-19. Here are his answers.

Mom's Salary Value Hits $184K During the Pandemic, According to New Research

All the responsibilities moms have taken on during the COVID-19 would come out to a pretty big paycheck. It's time they get the recognition they deserve.

Is the Era of the Overscheduled Kid Gone for Good?

After a year of lockdown, when activities for kids were canceled, many parents learned to make do with a simpler life at home. I'm not eager to rush back to the rat race of extracurriculars as life returns to normal and here's why.

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The Biggest Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccination—and How to Break Them Down

No child care, no transportation, no tech-savvy, no trust: Parents of color and older adults are still facing obstacles when it comes to getting vaccinated. So how do we fix a broken system and get to that coveted herd immunity?