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infectious disease

Bridle your back-to-the-office angst

Experts share psych tips for feeling in control and calm as you prepare to return to the office.

10 summer activities ranked by riskiness

As we emerge from pandemic-induced hibernation, here's what infectious disease doctors want you to know about having fun and staying healthy.

‘It’s been extremely humbling’

A pediatric infectious disease doctor shares a glimpse into what it takes to keep a community healthy and prepare a hospital for a pandemic.

Yes, you should wear a face mask

An infectious disease doctor explains how to wear them—and how they can help keep the COVID-19 virus from spreading.

COVID-19: Staying fit and healthy

Safe exercise routines can help you tamp down anxiety and boost your immunity.

Patient Story

‘Now I can help people’

Those who have recovered from COVID-19 are donating plasma in hopes of it helping others fight the disease.

COVID-19: Cancel those playdates

With schools closed, parents may be tempted to arrange get-togethers for their kids. Not a good idea, says an infectious disease doctor.

COVID-19: What’s next? What can we do?

Infectious disease experts answer your questions.

Health officials: Encephalitis cases ‘troubling’

Until the first hard frost, avoiding mosquito bites will reduce the risk of exposure to Eastern equine encephalitis.

Annual flu shot doesn’t weaken your immune system

In fact, just the opposite may occur.

Hepatitis A: Are you at risk?

An outbreak in Southeast Michigan raises questions about the viral liver disease and the vaccine to prevent it.

Patient Story

‘Feeling blessed that I’m here’

As a patient recovers from a life-threatening brain infection, a doctor reminds residents, 'West Nile virus is in our backyard.'

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