Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

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Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
Listeria Outbreak Linked to Florida
Health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Listeria that appears to be tied to living in or visiting Florida.
CDC Seeks Answers in Hepatitis Outbreak
Health officials are still searching for answers about a hepatitis outbreak that has affected children.
Understanding COVID Quarantine and Isolation
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, quarantine and isolation after exposure or illness have been moving targets. Let's get a little clarity on the latest recommendations.
COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Young Kids
Health officials have finally approved COVID-19 vaccines for use in young children.
CDC Relaxes COVID Testing Travel Requirements
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has relaxed a COVID testing rule for travelers flying to the US.
Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Peanut Butter
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is alerting the public to a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to peanut butter.
Monkeypox: What You Need to Know
Multiple countries that don't usually see monkeypox activity are reporting cases of the virus, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). That includes one case in the United States.
COVID-19 Update: 4/21/22
The pandemic is more than two years old, and it's still going strong. Here's what you need to know.
FDA OKs Second Booster for Some
Certain people may now get a second COVID-19 booster shot.