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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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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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Is it Cold, Flu or Something Else?
You feel like crud. Achy, tired, runny nose, congestion—maybe an upset stomach. But you kno...

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Stuffy Nose? This OTC Decongestant Doesn't Work
When it’s bad enough, a stuffy nose can send you scrambling to the drugstore, scouring the ...

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Polio is Back—Here’s Why and What to Do About It
In the early 1950s, polio was feared. Parents wouldn&rs...

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What Are the Symptoms of Parasitic Infections?
The symptoms of parasitic infections can be broad. A lot of them are specific to the GI tract things...

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Staying Well with Hep C
Medications can treat hepatitis C, but there are other things you should do to stay healthy. Know...
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