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What Is the Difference Between an Endemic, Epidemic, and Pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up some new words about viruses you might not have heard before, and though they might sound similar, there are key differences. Here’s what you should know.
Nurse. Teacher. Retiree. Kid. When Can YOU Get the COVID Vaccine?
As rollout officially begins, check to see where you fall on the vax priority list.
Let’s Talk About the Flu
We've got the doctor-approved scoop on flu causes, symptoms, treatments, and a ton of other facts and tips that can make life with influenza easier.
Is the COVID Vaccine Safe for People With Allergies?
We asked an immunologist to weigh in.
Could Measles Be the Next Big Outbreak?
Pediatric vaccinations are down since the start of the pandemic. Here’s why that has experts concerned.
What's Your Risk for a Bad Case of COVID?
Take our quiz to assess your risk of how sick you might become with the new coronavirus.
5 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Immunity
From stress-relieving activities to stir fry recipes, here are some ideas you may not have thought of.
Just So We're Clear, COVID-19 Can Be Airborne
The CDC has confirmed that the virus can sometimes linger for hours in the indoor air.