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Research suggests that kids tend to get infected with the coronavirus less often, and have milder symptoms than adults. There's less consensus on how much kids can spread the illness. Dan Kenyon/Getty Images hide caption

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Schools Contemplate Fall Semester As COVID-19 Cases Rise In Many States

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Gonzalo Inclán and Enfrén Carreño of the Liceo Europeo school just outside of Madrid, Spain measure the space between desks in May. Miguel Pereira/Getty Images hide caption

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Is School Safe? Will Districts Test For COVID-19? Answering Back-To-School Questions

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Florida Leads U.S. COVID-19 Cases; Social Distancing, Mask Use Urged

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Tips For Staying Safe On July 4th This Year

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A new interactive map and dashboard lets you find out how bad your county's coronavirus outbreak is. Harvard Global Health Institute/Microsoft AI/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Green, Yellow, Orange Or Red? This New Tool Shows COVID-19 Risk In Your County

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How To Celebrate July 4th Safely During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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"Our best estimate right now is that for every case that was reported, there actually were 10 other infections," Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during a conference call Thursday. Redfield is pictured during a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Taking A Trip To Visit Grandparents Or Older Relatives? Tips To Reduce The Risk

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Things To Consider When Visiting Elderly Relatives Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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Amid Surge In COVID-19 Cases, CDC Has More Advice For How To Stay Safe

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The artist Celos paints a mural in downtown Los Angeles on May 30, 2020 in protest against the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Beyond Protests: 5 More Ways To Channel Anger Into Action To Fight Racism

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Health Officials Worry Mass Protests Could Ignite Coronavirus Surge

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