Infectious Diseases

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

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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...


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...


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...


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Yes, Your Face Mask Can Irritate Your Eyes: 6 Solutions from Eye Specialists

Masks are an essential ingredient in the fight against Covid-19's spread, but our eyes are paying a price.


Can Covid-19 Trigger Autoimmune Reactions? Here’s the Science so Far

Covid-19 may trigger autoimmune conditions in some people, but there's much that scientists are still learning.

7 Best Places to Get Personalized Face Masks

Ever wonder how to make a personalized face mask? Here's how to use a photo to get a custom-made face...


Here’s When the New Covid-19 Vaccine Will Most Likely Reach You

The first Covid-19 vaccine is closer to launch, but how long it will take until you get it may...


How to Prep for Family Visits this Holiday Season

People may be looking forward to family get-togethers more than ever this holiday season. Here are expert tips to avoid...


What Is a Normal Oxygen Level and How Can I Check Mine?

A pulse oximeter may be a helpful tool to monitor oxygen levels at home if you suspect you have


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This Dangerous Covid-19 Syndrome Hits Children and Adults

Children and now adults exposed to Covid-19 may develop a rare but dangerous inflammatory condition called MIS. Here's...


A Covid-19 Winter Is Coming: Use These Expert Tips to Prep

From stocking your pantry to creating a cozy nest, here are expert tips on preparing for a coronavirus winter.

Why Some People Are More Likely to Spread Covid-19 Than Others

When it comes to coronavirus "super spreader" events, a relatively small proportion of virus carriers are thought to be responsible...


Think Coronavirus Is a Hoax? 6 Things that Make It Clear It’s Not

Check the facts and the hard data, coronavirus is not a hoax. Here are six reasons why, according to...


10 of the Worst Covid-19 Super Spreader Events So Far

Super spreader events can transmit Covid-19 to dozens or even hundreds of people. Here are some of the...


How to Read People’s Faces When They Are Wearing a Mask

It's hard to read someone's facial expressions and body language when all you can see is their eyes, but learning...


Surprising Ways America’s Health Has Changed During Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing the health of Americans in surprising ways, from a possible milder flu season...


Do Face Shields Really Help Stop Coronavirus?

Face shields can provide Covid-19 protection, but only if you wear them with a face mask. Here's...