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Before they get COVID, people over 65 should have a plan for accessing antiviral treatment.
Conspiracy theorists ignore Magic Johnson’s own words: “I am certain that I was infected by having unprotected sex with a woman.”
Older people, immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions can benefit most from additional shots.
The antiviral treatment reduced the risk of hospitalization or death from SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants in older adults by 44%.
At least 11 people have died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody, but advocates say that may be an underestimate.
More than 40% of the 2.4 million Americans with hepatitis C don’t know they’re infected.
Women and young adults saw especially large increases between 2019 and 2021.
As new cases of acute hepatitis among kids have declined, questions remain unanswered.
Updated Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna bivalent boosters contain spike proteins from the original and BA.4 and BA.5 omicron variants.
Fauci, who has directed the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984, will step down in December.
Experts are casting a wide net for treatments, with few ready for formal clinical trials.
COVID-19 test results provide valuable data that public health departments can use to assess needs and modify responses.
Many people with long COVID are falling through the cracks of a system that was difficult to navigate even before the pandemic.
Get a COVID booster, especially if you’re older or your immune system is compromised, and don’t forget the flu shot.
These three respiratory illnesses—and others—share many of the same symptoms.
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