Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

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.
COVID-19 Update: 2/22/22
The Omicron wave appears to be subsiding, but COVID-19 isn't over yet.
Monoclonal Antibody for Omicron Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a type of monoclonal antibody that appears to be effective against the Omicron variant.
Do We Need an Omicron-Specific Vaccine?
The Omicron variant spread through the world like wildfire. Does that mean we need an Omicron-specific vaccine?
How to Spot Fake COVID Tests Online
Have you purchased a fake COVID-19 test online? If you haven't been paying close attention, it's possible.
Report: Many Still Haven't Been Boosted
Have you gotten your booster yet?