COVID-19 booster shots are recommended for children ages 5 and up. An expert explains what parents need to know.
Should you worry about getting the mpox virus from doing your everyday activities and routine? For the answer, we turn to an infectious disease specialist.
While we’re still learning more about the current outbreak of mpox, existing vaccines against the closely related smallpox are effective.
If you have long COVID, you could be experiencing symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath for months after your initial infection. A pulmonologist explains what long COVID is, what you can do to combat symptoms and when to see a doctor.
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Recent research has connected long COVID to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes, but just what that means is yet to be determined. Here’s what we do know.
COVID-19 is a smart virus that keeps changing its make up to fool your body’s defenses, which makes getting the virus multiple times a real possibility.
New strains of the coronavirus appear to be more contagious, but there’s a lot left to learn. Here’s what we know so far.
Mpox is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact (including sex), the exchange of oral and respiratory fluids, and contaminated materials. Safe sex practices are important if you think you or a partner may be infected.
Ticks can wreak havoc with your health by passing on various diseases. Our expert shares how to best prevent tick bites.
There are a lot of different recipes out there for using alcohol to make your own homemade hand sanitizer, a trend that started when it was in short supply at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. But does it actually work?