Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

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FDA OKs Second Booster for Some
Certain people may now get a second COVID-19 booster shot.
Health Officials Consider Future Boosters
Who's up for another booster shot? If you are, you may be eligible at some point soon.
Safe Cruising During COVID-19
Remember cruise ships? They're still roaming the world's oceans, and health officials are setting guidelines for safe cruising during the pandemic.
Flu on the Rise
We may not have been thinking about it as much over the past couple of years, but the flu is still here. And it's currently on the rise in the United States.
Flu on the Rise
We may not have been thinking about it as much over the past couple of years, but the flu is still here. And it's currently on the rise in the United States.
COVID-19 Update: 3/22/22
Weekly averages for COVID-19 cases continue to fall in the United States, but the pandemic hasn't yet come to an end.
Hepatitis Explained
The liver is the largest organ in the body, so any injury or damage to it can be dangerous. And hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver.
The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
Egg-Free Flu Vaccine Appears to Work for Kids
An egg-free vaccine for the flu appears to be safe and healthy for kids, according to a new study.
FDA Warns About At-Home COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is telling people not to use a particular at-home COVID-19 test.