Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19, cold, allergies and the flu: What are the differences?

If you have signs or symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), it's important that you contact your health care provider right away for medical advice. But COVID-19, the common cold, seasonal allergies and the flu ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People in prison should be prioritised for any COVID-19 vaccine

Preventing serious complications from COVID-19 in potentially vulnerable populations in high risk environments, such as prisons, and preventing spread to surrounding communities needs a coordinated evidence-based approach ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Social dilemmas about protective measures

The psychosocial profile of people who resist adopting suitable protective behaviors against the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus provides valuable information about preventing epidemics. We need to know about these psychological ...

Vaccination

Why the world is at risk without immunization

Imagine a world in which everyone is at risk of contracting a contagious disease with no prevention or cure. A world in which billions of people live in fear of a disease that is fatal to many, and that has the power to shut ...

Vaccination

Ukraine warns measles vaccinations down in pandemic

Ukraine on Wednesday warned that many parents were not getting their children vaccinated against infectious diseases such as measles during the coronavirus pandemic, risking a loss of herd immunity.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Telehealth tools developed for Ebola improve COVID-19 care

Telemedicine tools developed at UVA Health to battle Ebola have huge potential in the fight against COVID-19, UVA experts report in a new scientific paper. The tools, they say, allow doctors to provide personal, high-quality ...

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