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Infections and infectious diseases

Find out everything you need to know about infections, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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10 Common Flu Shot Excuses—Debunked
The stress and information overload spawned by the pand...

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Is It Really Necessary to Get a Flu Shot?
We’ve all heard the advice to get the flu shot ea...

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Is it COVID, a Cold, the Flu or Something Else?
You feel like crud. Achy, tired, runny nose, congestion...

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Dangerous Flu Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Most cases of the flu are a nuisance—you’ll...

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What to Know About AFM: The Rare Polio-like Illness
So far this year, there have been 15 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the Unite...

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How the COVID Pandemic has Changed RSV Outbreaks
Like the flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has typ...

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How Monoclonal Antibodies Prevent Severe RSV Infections
There is no vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus...

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What New and Expecting Parents Should Know About RSV
Children get sick often—and to some extent, it&rs...

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Infants
The phrase “the common cold” is a bit misle...

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Knowing and Lowering Your Child’s Risk of Severe RSV
Each year, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the cau...
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