It’s not that Paxlovid itself tastes terrible. But in some people, a side effect of the medication is a lingering, unpleasant taste in your mouth that just won’t seem to go away. But it’s important to finish out your course of treatment.
Vaccines are crucial to fighting infectious diseases — yet there’s still a lot of misinformation floating around about them. Here’s a look at how they’re developed and how they work.
A pulmonary medicine specialist explains how and why RSV affects older adults in different ways and why it’s more dangerous than ever before.
A pulmonary medicine specialist explains the reasons behind the late summer RSV surges and why it’s affecting older adults now more than ever.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
The U.S. President ended the national public health emergency declaration on May 11, 2023. But that doesn’t mean the pandemic’s over. Find out what it does mean and how it affects you.
COVID-19 and RSV aren’t actually related, and one can’t cause the other. We asked an infectious disease specialist to explain how they’re different, and why those differences matter.
Anybody can get RSV, which means anybody can pass it on. Learn more about how contagious RSV is and for how long.
Can RSV cause long-term effects? An expert explains how people with existing medical conditions like COPD, asthma or congestive heart failure may have complications.
The television show The Last of Us presents some scientific truth: Fungal spores are all around us, and new and emerging fungi are becoming resistant to antifungal medications, causing more infections.
Monoclonal antibodies were once used as a tool to fight against COVID-19 infection. An infectious disease specialist explains how now, other treatment options are proving more effective.