Infectious Disease

Bullseye-like rash on leg from lyme disease infection
May 23, 2024/Infectious Disease

What It’s Like Living With Lyme Disease

Symptoms can feel like long COVID or the flu, with body aches or even nerve damage

blood clot inside an artery
April 26, 2024/Infectious Disease

The Connection Between COVID-19 and Blood Clots

An increased risk of blood clots can last for nearly a year after a COVID-19 diagnosis

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If Your Immune System Is Compromised, Can You Get Vaccinated?

The answer varies from person to person and vaccine to vaccine

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March 18, 2024/Infectious Disease

How Does COVID Immunity Work?

The short answer: It’s complicated, but the basic care precautions still prevail, like washing your hands and isolating if you’re sick

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crowd of people at music concert
February 5, 2024/Infectious Disease

What Constitutes a ‘Superspreader Event’?

Any large social gathering — from a family birthday party to an indoor music concert — has the potential to spread serious infection

Female wrapped in blanket laying on sofa looking fatigued or unwell
January 23, 2024/Infectious Disease

How To Manage COVID Fatigue and Regain Your Energy

It’s important to connect with a healthcare provider, get quality sleep and balance your activities with your energy levels

Close-up of hands in lab gloves sorting vials and covid-19 blood sample
January 17, 2024/Infectious Disease

Everything You Need To Know About COVID-19 Variants

Just like the flu, COVID-19 will continue to evolve every year

Adult female on couch, coughing into crook of arm, holding thermometer
January 15, 2024/Infectious Disease

Prepping for Flurona: When COVID-19 and the Flu Strike at the Same Time

It’s best to treat flu-like symptoms as if you have COVID-19

positive COVID test with COVID virus molecules floating around it
December 20, 2023/Infectious Disease

How Long Does COVID-19 Last if You’re Vaccinated?

The duration varies, but symptoms can linger for a few days up to a couple weeks or more

A vaccine syringe in front of a passport for international travel.
December 4, 2023/Infectious Disease

Which Vaccines Are Required To Travel?

Plan early — getting the right vaccines can help you stay healthy on your travels

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