Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are everywhere. Learn about infection symptoms, types of infections, prevention and more.

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Does AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Cause Blood Clots? What We Know So Far

The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine may soon be available in the United States, but there are concerns about blood clots. Here's what doctors need you to know.

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6 Reasons Women May Have More Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects Than Men

Covid-19 vaccine side effects can include fever, chills, and pain at the injection site. Women are reporting more of...


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What Is the Covid-19 Pill and When Will It Be Ready?

A new Covid-19 treatment pill, called molnupiravir, is in the works to help treat mild cases of coronavirus. Here's...


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What Is Covid-19 Herd Immunity and When Will It Happen?

If enough people are immune to Covid-19, cases and deaths will plummet. This is known as herd immunity. Here's...


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Can Covid-19 Make Your Hair Fall Out?

If you're losing hair during the pandemic, you're not alone. You also don't need to worry. Here's what to know...

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Covid-19 Took This Woman’s Sense of Smell—She’s Fighting to Get It Back

After Covid-19 left her with a loss of smell, or anosmia, Molly Moore is using smell training, including...


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Should You Buy a Copper-Infused Face Mask for Covid-19 Protection?

Can copper-containing face masks offer more protection against the virus that causes Covid-19? Here's what the science says.


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10 Covid-19 Vaccine Myths No One Should Fall For

Can Covid-19 vaccines cause sterilization or infertility, alter your DNA, or give you the virus? Covid-19 vaccine myths...


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Should I Be Taking Ivermectin for Covid-19?

The FDA-approved antiparasitic drug ivermectin is being touted as a possible treatment for Covid-19. But is this safe? Here's...


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8 People on What It’s Really Like to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine

People have a wide variety of feelings before and after getting the Covid-19 vaccine—from anticipation and relief to fear and...


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Coronavirus and Diabetes: Covid-19 Tied to New Diabetes Cases

On top of posing a greater risk to people who already have diabetes, Covid-19 might trigger diabetes in people with...


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N95 vs. KN95 vs. KF94 Face Masks: Which Is Better?

Masks are essential gear for everyone during this pandemic—and some face masks are better than others. Here's everything you...


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If You’ve Had Covid-19 Do You Still Need the Vaccine?

If you had Covid-19 and recovered, should you still get vaccinated? Here's what to know about your post-infection immunity to...

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Are 2 Face Masks Better Than 1 for Covid-19 Protection?

Wearing a face mask can prevent the spread of Covid-19, but can two masks offer more protection? Double-masking...


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How My Body Changed During the Pandemic

Here's what the pandemic has taught this serious runner about caring for, accepting, and loving her body.


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Losing Your Sense of Smell and Covid-19: What It Means

Recent research suggests this symptom may be just as common as loss of taste—but it might indicate a milder case...


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Covid-19 Vaccines: Moderna vs. Pfizer—What Docs Need You to Know

Moderna and Pfizer are the first two Covid-19 vaccines available, but how do they compare? Here are the similarities and...


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How to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine at Kroger

The distribution of Covid-19 vaccines is ramping up. Here's how the process works and what you need to do...


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Can You Drink Alcohol Before or After Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine?

Moderate drinking can be healthy, but when it comes to the Covid-19 vaccine, should you skip alcohol altogether? Here's...


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Can You Test Positive for Covid-19 After Getting the Vaccine?

If you got the Covid-19 vaccine, you're not in the clear just yet. Here are the possible scenarios where...


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How Dangerous Are the New Coronavirus Mutations?

Multiple Covid-19 variants are circulating. Here's what to know about these coronavirus mutations and whether the new vaccines will...

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How to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccines are rolling out to cities nationwide. Find out how to get yours.


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How to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine at CVS

The distribution of Covid-19 vaccines is ramping up. Look for shots at local retailers, including CVS pharmacies. Here's how...


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My Family Shared a Covid-19 Conspiracy Theory Video. Now What?

Some people still believe the coronavirus is a hoax. Here's expert advice on how to judge information and how to...


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How to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine at Costco

Costco is one of many retailers that will be offering Covid-19 vaccines. Here's how the vaccination process works and...


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How to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine at Walmart

Walmart is just one of many retailers that will be offering Covid-19 vaccines. Learn how the process works and...


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The New Covid-19 Vaccine Is Here: This Is What Doctors Need You to Know

Is the vaccine safe? How long does the protection last? When will you be able to get it? Here are...