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

Large antibody study offers hope for virus vaccine efforts

Antibodies that people make to fight the new coronavirus last for at least four months after diagnosis and do not fade quickly as some earlier reports suggested, scientists have found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Remembering humanity's triumph over a virus, 40 years on

As scientists scramble for a COVID-19 cure and vaccine, the world on Friday marked a pertinent anniversary: humanity's only true triumph over an infectious disease with its eradication of smallpox four decades ago.

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Mumps outbreaks hitting U.S. migrant detention centers

(HealthDay)—A new government report finds more than 900 cases of dangerous and highly contagious mumps have occurred at 57 U.S. migrant detention facilities over the past year, with nearly half of cases occurring in Texas.

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