We’re living in unprecedented times – and as the coronavirus pandemic deepens and more restrictions are put in place around the world, the impact on our lives can be troubling and confusing.
CNN has published a number of stories aimed at explaining the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on all of us.
They include pieces on the pandemic’s impact on business, travel and daily life, as well as guides on how to limit the spread of the virus, how to adjust to new routines, what to do if you’re worried you have Covid-19, and how to help others.
You can find many of these pieces below. We’re regularly updating many of these stories to ensure you have the latest information.
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Top tips and terms
Coronavirus outbreak: The latest news on the pandemic
Tracking the coronavirus’ global spread live
Pandemic, Covid-19 and all the coronavirus terms you need to know
Is it allergies, the flu or the coronavirus? How to tell the difference
How to limit the spread
The best prevention against the coronavirus is still washing your hands. Here’s the proper way to do it
One big coronavirus challenge: How to stop touching your face
How to properly disinfect your work station in gifs
Here’s your how-to guide on keeping your phone clean
What to do if there’s a coronavirus case in your neighborhood or apartment building
One of your employees is diagnosed with coronavirus. What now?
Here’s a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus
Understanding the virus
How to improve your chances against the coronavirus
Infected people without symptoms might be driving the spread of the coronavirus more than we realized
Children’s coronavirus cases are not as severe, but that doesn’t make them less serious
How and when you should be tested for the coronavirus
What actually happens during a coronavirus test?
France says ibuprofen may aggravate the coronavirus. Experts say more evidence is needed
Working from home
Staying productive as you work from home
How to work from home without losing your sanity
The rules of video conferencing at home
Stuck working at home? Here’s how to video conference for free
Living in isolation
How to keep coronavirus fears from affecting your mental health
Everything you need to prep for home quarantine
Social distancing doesn’t have to doom your weekends. We have ideas
Quarantines might stop the virus, but they rely on people obeying the law. So what happens if they don’t?
If you’re a college student affected by coronavirus or the parent of one, here’s what you need to know
TV shows to help you find your happy place right now…
…and more TV shows to watch if you’re in the mood to lean into your worries
Parenting and family
How to survive lockdown as a parent, especially moms who carry the burden
A guide to keeping your child safe and reassured as the coronavirus spreads
Parents: Take social distancing seriously and limit playdates, other activities, experts say
Worried about the virus? If your loved one is over 60, read this
What parents can do to face coronavirus anxiety
How to help others
With schools closing,, here’s how you can help feed insecure children
How to help your favorite small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis
Coronavirus is threatening America’s blood supply and food banks. Here’s how you can help
How to feed the hungry, protect health professionals and support service workers during the pandemic
Here’s a complete list of every state health department’s coronavirus website
The travel fallout
Everything travelers need to know about the coronavirus
Which countries have travel bans?
Europe travel ban: Your questions answered
Your travel insurance might now cover the coronavirus
Need a refund for your hotel or vacation rental? It’s complicated
Want to cancel your trip? This is when you can – and can’t – get your money back
Global travel slowdown means lots of deals
Is spring break canceled? Student getaways scuttled by the coronavirus
Why the coronavirus won’t ruin our travel dreams
The business impact
How to prepare if the coronavirus might cut your income
What will a 0% interest rate mean for mortgages?
Here’s how to avoid falling for coronavirus scams
Want a coronavirus vaccine? Fund the research
Your coronavirus workplace questions answered
Goldman Sachs strategist on how to invest during the pandemic
Why oil prices are crashing and what it means
What should you do with your 401(k)? Don’t panic
Coronavirus myths and misinformation, debunked
Coronavirus fact-check: Separating fear from fact
Masks can’t stop the coronavirus in the US, but hysteria has led to bulk-buying, price-gouging and serious fear for the future
How Fox News misled viewers about the coronavirus
Fact check: Trump incorrectly suggests insurers will make coronavirus treatment free
One dangerous coronavirus ‘self-check test’ is circulating on social media. Here’s why you should avoid it.