Infectious Diseases

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

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Why Women Have Protection Against Severe Covid-19

Since the start of the pandemic, research consistently shows that Covid-19 affects men worse than women. But why?

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10 Best Face Masks for Teachers on Amazon

Keep students, faculty, and staff safe during back-to-school season with these best face masks for teachers for

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Can You Get Covid-19 Twice? What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Reinfection

Even if you have coronavirus antibodies, you may be vulnerable to reinfection for a number of reasons—so you could potentially...

11 Things that Are Now Being Cleaned More Than Ever

Say goodbye to the days of light dusting and hello to the days of deep scrubbing—every little bit of elbow...

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Can Mosquitoes Transmit Coronavirus?

Mosquitoes can transmit many diseases but current evidence suggests that Covid-19 isn't one of them. Still, it's important to take...

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Can You Leave Hand Sanitizer in a Hot Car?

Some reports suggest hand sanitizers might explode in a hot car. Here's what experts have to say.

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The Worst Face Masks for Covid-19 Protection, According to Research

Wearing a face mask can help stop the spread of Covid-19, but some masks are better than others. These are...

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Coronavirus in the United States: What We Could Learn from Other Countries

Many countries have controlled Covid-19 better than the United States. What lessons could they teach us?

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Does Hand Sanitizer Kill Viruses?

If handwashing is not an option, hand sanitizers can help protect you from Covid-19. Here's how to choose the right...

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10 Best Goggles and Face Shields for Coronavirus Protection

Complete your coronavirus protection kit by wearing these goggles or face shields to prevent infected droplets from getting into your...

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How to Tell if Your Symptoms Are Covid-19 or the Flu

Influenza or Covid-19? Both illnesses have very similar symptoms—but there are ways to tell them apart.

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9 Best Eco-Friendly Products that Kill Coronavirus

These are the EPA and doctor-recommended, safe, eco-friendly products that can effectively clean your house and wipe out traces...

Life as a Covid-19 Contact Tracer

What is contract tracing? Kimberly Jocelyn spends her days sharing information with people who have tested positive for the coronavirus...

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How 10 Covid-19 Experts Are Handling Back to School for Their Kids

Concerned about school this fall? Here's how parents—who happen to be Covid-19 experts—are handling the challenges coronavirus poses to...

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Hand Sanitizers with the Wrong Ingredient Can Be Deadly

Hand sanitizers can help protect you against Covid-19 if they contain the right type of alcohol. Products that...

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I Volunteered for a Covid-19 Vaccine Trial—Here’s What I Learned

A family physician enrolled in a Covid-19 vaccine trial desperate to find a treatment for her patients. Here's what...

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10 Worst Mistakes People Make When Wearing a Face Mask

Wearing a mask will help protect you from contracting Covid-19 but only if you wear it right. We checked Instagram...

Will There Be a Second Coronavirus Wave?

Overall, it doesn't look like the first wave of Covid-19 is over, and a second coronavirus wave looks...

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9 Best Face Masks With Filters on Amazon

Need help choosing a face mask? Here's a guide to face masks with filters, which can help prevent the...

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

It can feel overwhelming to answer your kids' questions about coronavirus when you're not even sure yourself. Our experts...

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FDA Warns Against 149 Potentially Toxic Hand Sanitizers

The list of problematic hand sanitizer brands increased sharply from nine on June 19 to 149 on August 13.

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What to Pack for the Beach to Avoid Covid-19

Is it safe to go to the beach during coronavirus? Yes—with the proper precautions. Here's the essential packing list,...

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4 Worst Symptoms that Linger After Covid-19

Coronavirus symptoms, from fatigue to brain fog, can linger even after the virus is gone. Here's what...

9 Reopened Places that Have Already Closed Again

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on throughout the world, these spots are closing their doors once again after another...

How Covid-19 Is Related to Broken Heart Syndrome

Covid-19-related stress and anxiety may raise broken heart syndrome risk, which can mimic the symptoms of a heart...

Covid-19 Alert: These Are the Most Promising Vaccines

There are about 200 different Covid-19 vaccines under development, with some showing promise. These four are nearing the finish...