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Colds Are Back. What Does That Mean for Your Chance of Catching Covid-19?

It may seem scary that colds are spreading again. But it’s more complex than you think.

Last week, on my kids’ fourth day of in-person school, I came down with my first sore throat in six months. At first, I downplayed it — it was just allergies. Then I panicked and had to take a…



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Melinda Wenner Moyer

Science and parenting journalist. Author of HOW TO RAISE KIDS WHO AREN’T ASSHOLES. Sign up for my free parenting newsletter: melindawmoyer.substack.com.