Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When COVID-19 meets flu season

As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn't scary enough, the flu season is not far away. How severe will the flu season be as it converges with the COVID-19 outbreak? What can we do to prepare?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vs seasonal flu: What you need to know about both

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread into communities worldwide. Many are worried, as officials and medical experts urge people to take precautions to contain the virus. Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Allergy season concerns during the pandemic

It's spring and that means allergy season is on the way. But this year it will be arriving in the midst of a global pandemic and with this comes a host of new concerns to contemplate. The Queen's Gazette spoke with Dr. Anne ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tips for skin protection with excessive hand-washing, masking

Dear Mayo Clinic: Frequent hand-washing and cleaning during the COVID-19 pandemic has made my hands so dry that my skin in cracking. With recommendations for everyone to now wear a face mask while in public, I'm concerned ...

Health

The proper way to wash your hands

Dec. 6-12 is National Hand-Washing Awareness Week. It's a good reminder that frequent hand-washing remains the best defense against the spread of viruses, including influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Vaccination

Trump doubles down on vaccine timeline, contradicts top expert

President Donald Trump expressed renewed confidence Wednesday that a viable COVID-19 vaccine would be ready by October, directly contradicting a top administration health expert and facing fierce criticism from his Democratic ...

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