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During the pandemic, social distancing and masking made respiratory illnesses almost obsolete. They’re making a comeback, but aren’t usually a serious health threat.
A surge of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” has emerged since the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how exerts are fighting these hard-to-treat infections.
The first U.S. case of polio in a decade and evidence of community spread in New York raises concerns about a disease most Americans have never had to think about.
Outbreaks of a deadly strain of bird flu have infected poultry and wild birds across the globe. UH infectious disease specialist Keith Armitage, MD, answers common questions.
If taken within five days of symptoms appearing, the antiviral drug called Paxlovid has proven effective in preventing hospitalization and death.