Researchers seek to recruit 3,500 children and adults in the Pacific Northwest to assess how well vaccines protect against COVID-19.
With COVID rates rising, along with RSV and the flu, health officials are again urging caution. Infectious-diseases specialists offer tips.
Flu-related hospitalizations are higher so far this year than during every previous season to this point since 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Cont
As daily temperatures start to drop, Dr.
As days get shorter and the COVID-19 pandemic charges into a second fall season in the United States, another infectious disease is lurking.
A study compared clinical features, lab results, and health outcomes of patients with the two conditions.
Researcher Patricia Areán is working with an app intended to gather data about symptoms; 5,500 people are enrolled so far.
A study of more than 80,000 adult patients hospitalized with flu over eight flu seasons found that sudden, serious heart complications occurred in 12% of patients. Dr.
Every flu season is unique. The 2019-2020 outbreak features more cases of influenza B, the viral strain that usually emerges later in the season.
Much news of late has focused on the benefits that children realize from immunizations. There are important vaccines that older adults should be aware of, too.