Are COVID toes and COVID rashes really a thing? The jury’s still out on it. Here’s why.
Do you know what medications are being used to treat COVID-19 infections? Find out what they are and who can benefit.
Concerned about how COVID-19 can affect you if you touch a contaminated doorknob or package? We asked an infectious disease specialist how long the virus can survive on common surfaces and what we need to know to stay healthy.
The relationship between chickenpox and shingles can be a bit confusing, but it’s important to understand it. Our family medicine physician explains the connection, as well as the importance of getting vaccinated.
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Cooties may not be real, but the classic playground game still has a lot to teach us about infectious disease and the world we live in.
An infectious disease specialist explains why you need the latest COVID-19 vaccine and who should get it ASAP.
An infectious disease specialist explains why and how COVID-19 is still dangerous, especially to our most vulnerable populations.
Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a lung infection that’s highly contagious. But vaccines are available for adults 60 or older, pregnant people and babies. Here’s what you need to know.
Getting as many people vaccinated as possible is crucial for maintaining our collective health. Learn the most effective ways to reassure somebody who’s reluctant to roll up their sleeve.
For years, the HPV vaccine has been recommended for children as young as 9, all the way up to adults age 26. Now, the FDA has approved the vaccine for those ages 26 to 45.