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State-by-State Guide to Face Mask Requirements

Find out where use of face coverings is mandatory statewide and where masks are encouraged




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Should You Get an Antibody Test for Coronavirus?

What they can — and can't — tell you about potential COVID-19 immunity

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They Survived: Beating COVID-19 After 70

4 adults in their 70s and 80s share how they endured severe cases of the deadly virus

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AARP Explains: What to Know About the Coronavirus

How it spreads and what symptoms to watch out for

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10 Days or 14? Understanding Quarantine Guidelines

CDC revises isolation rules based on mounting data about contagiousness of coronavirus

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25 Smart Ways to Stay Safe From Coronavirus

How you can protect yourself as well as others during the pandemic

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Track COVID-19 Nursing Home Cases in Your State

What states are reporting and how to find it

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Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines May Lower Alzheimer's Risk

New research finds an association between vaccinations and a reduced likelihood of dementia

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Mystery Salmonella Outbreak Spreads Rapidly Across U.S.

CDC investigates cases in 23 states, but cause of infections remains unknown

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FDA Expands Warning on Methanol Hand Sanitizers

Deaths tied to toxic ingredient in imported sanitizers

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Rates of Advanced Prostate Cancer Have Climbed

Study: Increase in late-stage disease for men 50+

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Videoconferencing Tips for People With Hearing Loss

A few adjustments can make virtual meetings easier

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