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infectious disease

Don’t forget your flu shot

Although overshadowed by COVID-19, influenza is still circulating and can cause serious illness.

‘It continues to throw curve balls’

An infectious disease specialist explains rising cases of COVID-19 and the impact of the delta variant.

10 summer activities ranked by riskiness

Here's what infectious disease doctors want you to know about having fun and staying healthy during the continued pandemic.

Back-to-office angst?

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

‘It is remarkable’

An infectious disease specialist discusses the safety, effectiveness and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

‘The situation is definitely worsening’

An increase in cases prompts health leaders to ramp up warnings about following proper precautions.

Planning for a safe COVID-era holiday

Medical experts urge caution regarding traditional festivities, but offer fun alternatives.

‘Masks are helping’

As we learn more about COVID-19, it becomes even more important to keep our distance and wear face coverings.

Top 10 ways to reduce COVID-19 risk

As the number of cases and hospitalizations rise, infectious disease specialists offer advice on ways to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

COVID-19: Staying fit and healthy

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

9 ways to handle face mask conversations

A behavioral health expert shares her tips for communicating with those who disagree with wearing masks.