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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Should Parents Be Reimbursed for Distance Learning Costs?

Americans are already feeling the financial strain of the pandemic, and now the growing costs of remote learning are adding to the struggle. Could a newly-proposed bill give parents the relief they need?

These Hilarious Cartoons Showcase the Reality of Distance Learning at Home

Raise your hand if you've ever been personally victimized by your kid's virtual learning. Yeah, these cartoons are for you.

Lost Pandemic Learning Opportunities Could Cost Kids 3 Percent in Income Over Their Lifetimes

A new report suggests that school closures due to the coronavirus could have a negative impact on students' future career opportunities—with low-income and disadvantaged children at the most risk.

I Had Breast Cancer During the Pandemic

The global health crisis has affected all of us, but for moms facing a cancer diagnosis, it’s been especially harrowing. Meet three women who’ve battled breast cancer while quarantining.

More Coronavirus and COVID-19

21 Social Distancing Games and Safe Activities for Kids to Do This Summer

Summer doesn't have to be ruined due to continued COVID-19 restrictions. These genius indoor and outdoor social distancing games keep kids 6 feet apart from friends while they play.

School Discipline Was Already Unjust, but Zoom Suspension Is Absurd

Should schools put discipline on hold for the 2020-2021 school year—and potentially beyond that? With Black students disproportionately punished, experts think it's time to rethink things.