The new pandemic guidance increases the pool of people considered at risk for the coronavirus following exposure to someone who is sick.
Researchers have discovered that the coronavirus and the influenza A virus were “completely inactivated” within 15 seconds after being treated with 80 percent ethanol, a common ingredient in hand sanitizers.
As the science world continues to study the extent to which COVID-19 spreads through aerosols, here's an interactive explainer of how they differ from respiratory droplets.
A new report details 15 individuals who experienced methanol poisoning after consuming hand-sanitizer, four of whom died. An expert explains why the practice can be deadly.
Acute flaccid myelitis is an uncommon but serious neurologic condition that peaks every two years between August and November.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that “a small number of pets worldwide, including cats and dogs, have been reported to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, mostly after close contact with people with COVID-19.”
As experts continue to search for answers regarding symptoms of COVID-19, here's a look at what the recent research has revealed.
As COVID-19 infections increased among young people, the CDC released updated guidance on Thursday for who is most at risk for severe infection from the coronavirus, noting that there's not a "cut off of age at which people should not be concerned."
A new paper from the British Medical Journal suggests that vitamin D is an "essential" element of immune function, but that high doses of it can be dangerous.
The CDC has updated guidelines to try to protect people and their pets. Here’s what you need to know, plus why it might impact your next dog walk.
Many people still aren't wearing masks or observing social distancing protocol at the supermarket. Workers are afraid it will cost them their lives.
The CDC has confirmed that Vitamin E acetate is fueling the over 2,500 hospitalizations nationwide. From black market vapes to the role of social media, here's what else we learned in 2019.
A deadly new drug-resistant fungal infection, Candida auris, is spreading through New York, New Jersey, and Illinois. Now scientists say that climate change may be to blame.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Friday against a fecal pool parasite that causes "watery diarrhea." Here's how to stay safe.
If you don’t remember what gonorrhea is, it’s the sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacteria neisseria gonorrhoeae. While you won’t die from it, left untreated gonorrhea can cause pelvic inflammatory disease in women and epididymitis in men – both, of which can lead to infertility. In addition, people with gonorrhea are more susceptible to contracting HIV.