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    Common Questions

    What steps should parents take to protect children during COVID-19?

    This is a new virus and we are still learning about it, but so far, there does not seem to be a lot of...

    Should children wear masks?

    CDC recommends that everyone 2 years and older wear a cloth face covering that covers their nose and mouth when they are out in...

    Are the symptoms of COVID-19 different in children than in adults?

    No. The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar in children and adults. However, children with confirmed COVID-19 have generally presented with mild symptoms. Reported symptoms...

    How can I protect my child from COVID-19 infection?

    You can encourage your child to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by teaching them to do the same things everyone should do to...

    What’s the risk of my child becoming sick with Corona Virus?

    Based on available evidence, children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults. While some children and infants have been...

    Who are peoples with severe risk of illness?

    COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise,...
    All countries
    757,823
    Total deaths
    Updated on August 14, 2020 10:26 am
    Italy
    35,231
    Total deaths
    Updated on August 14, 2020 10:26 am
    Spain
    28,605
    Total deaths
    Updated on August 14, 2020 10:26 am
    UK
    41,347
    Total deaths
    Updated on August 14, 2020 10:26 am
    France
    30,388
    Total deaths
    Updated on August 14, 2020 10:26 am

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I make my own hand sanitizer if I can’t find it in the stores?

    CDC recommends handwashing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, using alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol when soap...

    What cleaning products should I use to protect against COVID-19?

    Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.  If surfaces are...

    Should contact lens wearers take special precautions to prevent COVID-19?

    Currently there is no evidence to suggest contact lens wearers are more at risk for acquiring COVID-19 than eyeglass wearers. Contact lens wearers...

    Is it okay for me to donate blood?

    In healthcare settings across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is...

    Am I at risk for COVID-19 from mail, packages, or products?

    There is still a lot that is unknown about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Coronaviruses are thought to be spread most often by respiratory...

    Does CDC recommend the use of facemask or face coverings to prevent COVID-19?

    In light of new data about how COVID-19 spreads, along with evidence of widespread COVID-19 illness in communities across the country, CDC recommends that...