Better Face Masks Are Possible: Here Are Some Winning Designs

[ad_1] High-quality masks called respirators, such as N95s and KN95s, offer strong protection against the spread of COVID-19. But when it comes to comfort and convenience, there is certainly room for improvement. Masks fog up glasses. Wearing them for hours at a time...

What One Million COVID Dead Mean for the U.S.’s Future

[ad_1] Editor’s Note (5/12/22): This story was updated when the White House announced one million COVID deaths in the U.S. Laura Jackson feels the loss of her husband Charlie like she is missing a part of herself. He died of COVID early in the pandemic, on May 17,...

A Guide to the Different Omicron Subvariants

[ad_1] Two years into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of the latest variants circulating nationally and around the world. We’ve heard of the alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and omicron variants, but a new Greek-letter variant...