Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Key facts you need to know about monkeypox

Media reports about an outbreak of monkeypox may sound scary, but there's no need for most people to take special steps to avoid getting the viral illness, an infectious disease expert says.

Health informatics

Giving AI penalties to get better diagnoses

Anyone waiting for the results of a medical test knows the anxious question: "Will my life change completely when I know?" And the relief if you test negative.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Caring at home for yourself and others suffering from COVID-19

If you have coronavirus (COVID-19) and you're caring for yourself at home or you're caring for a loved one with COVID-19 at home, you might have questions. How do you know when emergency care is needed? How long is isolation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Czechs extend emergency virus measures until Nov 20

The Czech government said Friday it was extending until November 20 a state of emergency in order to keep strict curbs in place to reverse resurgent novel coronavirus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to reduce COVID-19 risk at the beach or the pool

Australians are emerging from winter and, where possible, enjoying trips to beaches and public pools. Beach-side picnics, barbecues and get-togethers are back on the cards for many of us.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

You don't need to wipe down everything to protect yourself

If you were wiping down every single Amazon package, can of chickpeas, and takeout container at the start of the pandemic, you certainly weren't alone. Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your guide to safer dining during the pandemic

(HealthDay)—Restaurant dining used to be a routine affair, but many now dread the thought of chowing down in a roomful of bare-faced strangers.

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