An infectious disease specialist explains what’s known (and what isn’t) so far about the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
Naturally, people are curious when something is unfamiliar. You might be asking yourself what actually happens if you’re diagnosed with coronavirus? An expert explains.
Are you taking social distancing as seriously as you should? Find out why our experts say COVID-19 shouldn’t be interpreted as an extended spring break.
Over-the-counter self-tattoo kits are becoming popular, but health experts say it’s incredibly risky, especially for teenagers and children.
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis (“Triple E”) is a potentially dangerous viral infection spread by mosquitoes. It’s very rare, but as mosquito season carries on, there are steps you can take to protect yourself.
Ebola is rare in the U.S., but it’s common in parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Here’s a quick primer on the virus and advances in treating it.
Learn how to protect you and your family in the midst of a measles outbreak and find out if you need a measles vaccine.
If you don’t notice the tiny deer tick bite on your body, it can be easy to dismiss signs of Lyme disease. You may suspect flu and give it a week or so, thinking it will resolve on its own. But by then, the bacterial infection has had time to spread. “The human body reacts … Read More
Legionnaires’ disease is a form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. Outbreaks are commonly associated with large-scale water systems in hotels, hospitals, long-term care facilities and cruise ships. It occurs most often in a certain set of at-risk people.
This infection gives kids tiny, telltale blisters on the mouth, hands and feet. But adults don’t always get blisters, and can pass the illness on without realizing it. Here’s what you should know.