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You feel ill with nasal congestion, scratchy throat and fatigue. Is it a cold or is it COVID-19? Could it be allergies?
Vaccines have worked in the same way since they were invented more than 200 years ago. Since COVID-19 appeared, a new kind of vaccine has emerged -- the mRNA vaccine.
While more and more people are getting vaccinated, many medical experts and scientists think COVID-19 cases are rising in a new “fourth wave.” Learn more about the coronavirus variants and likely reasons why U.S. cases recently began going up.
Learn more about what happens after you receive your first and second inoculation against the coronavirus.
A majority of Americans won’t receive their COVID-19 vaccines until at least the spring. But many have questions about the first available vaccine. We talked with University Hospitals infectious disease specialist Robert Salata, MD, to learn more.
Flu season is getting under way again this fall, as it does every year. The difference this year – as with so many other aspects of life – is that flu season will take place against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Countries where yellow fever is prevalent require travelers to provide proof of vaccination via a certificate in order to pass through customs and enter the country. Travelers only need to be vaccinated once during their lifetime.